Exercise 7

Question 6 :

The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called


A). sublimation
B). stem flow
C). interception
D). through fall
Answer : Option C

Question 7 :

The oldest rocks found in ocean basins are ____ than the oldest continental rocks.


A). older
B). younger
C). larger
D). smaller
Answer : Option B

Question 8 :

The period of daylight


A). is nearly constant near the equator
B). varies with latitude and the season
C). reaches a maximum of 24 hour in the polar zones in summer
D). All of the above
Answer : Option D

Question 9 :

The process of weathering results into


A). the complete loss of particular atoms or the compounds from the weathered surface
B). the addition of specific atoms or compounds to the weathered surface
C). a breakdown of one mass in to two or more masses, with no chemical change in the mineral or rock
D). All of the above
Answer : Option D

Question 10 :

The part of continental margin that is structurally a part of continent?


A). Continental shelf
B). Continental Slope
C). both (a) and (b)
D). None of the above
Answer : Option C