UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Consider the following statements
    1. Indian Ocean contains the largest deposits of manganese nodules.
    2. Arctic Ocean has become a major source of attraction for the countries surrounding this ocean due to its large deposits of valuable minerals.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  1 only                         

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

     Pacific Ocean (and not Indian Ocean) contains the largest deposits of manganese nodules up to the depth of 4000 m.


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