Coral Reefs – Old Year Questions

1. Generally, where are coral reefs found?

(a) In temperate climate above 18oC
(b) Between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn coastal areas
(c) On both the east and west coasts of continents and islands only
(d) On colder sea coasts

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2008]


2. ‘Great Barrier Reef ‘ is

(a) A coral reef near Australia
(b) A watershed in Rajasthan
(c) Wall of China
(d) A range of the Rocky Mountains

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1999]


3. The Great Barrier Reef is located in

(a) Pacific Ocean
(b) Indian Ocean
(c) Mediterranean Sea
(d) Atlantic Ocean

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


4. The “Great Barrier Reef” of corals is situated near the coast of:

(a) New Zealand
(b) Finland
(c) Ireland
(d) Queensland

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1993]


5 . The largest Coral reef in the world is found near the coast of which one of the following Countries?

(a) Australia
(b) Cuba
(c) Ghana
(d) Philippines

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2007]