UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Which of the following statements is not correct?

    A)  Generally continental shelves are wider in front of river mouths

    B)  Geologically continental slope is a part of oceanic crust

    C)  Beyond the continental shelf and continental slope, there is continental rise

    D)  Mid oceanic ridges are the result of spreading of sea floor.

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

     Geologically continental slope is not a part of oceanic crust but a part of continental crust.

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