|I. Heavy rainfall|
|II. High rate of evaporation|
|III. Huge quantities of water brought to oceans by the rivers|
A) I and II are correct
B) II and III are correct
C) I and III are correct
D) I, II and III are correct
Correct Answer: C
Solution :When (he rate of evaporation is high, pure water evaporates, leaving behind the salt in the ocean water. Thus salinity increases when the rate of evaporation is high. Heavy rainfall and huge quantities of water brought to oceans by the rivers increase the ratio of fresh water and tend to decrease salinity near the equator.
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