Important Seas of the World – Old Year Questions

1. Towards the North of Turkey is –

(a) Black Sea
(b) Caspian Sea
(c) Red Sea
(d) Mediterranean Sea

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1991]


2. Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan is situated along the coast of which one of the following seas?

(a) Black Sea
(b) Levantine Sea
(c) Caspian Sea
(d) Aral Sea

[U.P. B.E.O. (Pre) 2019]


3. Turkey is located between –

(a) The Black Sea and the Caspian Sea
(b) The Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
(c) Gulf of Suez and the Mediterranean Sea
(d) Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2014]


4. The correct sequence of the following seas from west to east is :

(a) Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Caspian Sea, Aral Sea
(b) Caspian Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Aral Sea
(c) Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Aral Sea
(d) Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Aral Sea, Caspian Sea

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2016]


5. The inland sea is the :

(a) White Sea
(b) Black Sea
(c) Caspian Sea
(d) Sea of Japan

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


6. The Sargasso Sea is related to the Ocean, that ocean is –

(a) Northern Pacific
(b) Northern Atlantic
(c) Southern Pacific
(d) Southern Atlantic

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


7. The Sargasso Sea is characterized by –

(a) very cold water
(b) very warm water
(c) highly saline water
(d) typical marine vegetation

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2014]


8. Which of the following seas does not have a coastline?

(a) Black Sea
(b) Sargasso Sea
(c) Sea of Azov
(d) Caspian Sea

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2016]


9. The sea is surrounded by Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica is –

(a) Adriatic Sea
(b) Aegean Sea
(c) Ligurian Sea
(d) Tyrrhenian Sea

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2010]


10. Which of the following pairs of countries are around the Aral Sea?

(a) Kazakhstan – Uzbekistan
(b) Kazakhstan – Turkmenistan
(c) Azerbaijan – Uzbekistan
(d) Kazakhstan – Russia

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


11. Red Sea is an example of

(a) Volcanic Valley
(b) Eroded valley
(c) Axial trough
(d) U-shaped valley

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2017]


12. Which one of the following African countries does not border with the Mediterranean Sea?

(a) Algeria
(b) Chad
(c) Morocco
(d) Tunisia

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2010]


13. Which one of the following countries of South-West Asia does not open out to the Mediterranean Sea?

(a) Syria
(b) Jordan
(c) Lebanon
(d) Israel

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2015]


14. The Mediterranean Sea is a border of which of the following countries?
1. Jordan
2. Iraq

3. Lebanon
4. Syria

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 3 and 4 only
(d) 1, 3 and 4

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2017]


15. Consider the following pairs :
   (Sea)                                               (Bordering country)
1. Adriatic Sea :                              Albania
2. Black Sea :                                  Croatia
3. Caspian Sea:                              Kazakhstan
4. Mediterranean Sea:                Morocco
5. Red Sea: Syria
Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

(a) 1, 2, and 4 only
(b) 1, 3, and 4 only
(c) 2 and 5 only
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2019]


16. Which of the following countries is NOT located on the bank of the Black Sea?

(a) Syria
(b) Turkey
(c) Georgia
(d) Bulgaria

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2021]