UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Which of the following statements is not correct?

    A)  Salinity of the ocean water is directly proportional to the rate of evaporation.

    B)  Salinity of the ocean water decreases with the increase in precipitation.

    C)  Higher rates of salinity are found at the mouths of big rivers.

    D)  Tides and currents bring about changes in salinity.

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     Lower rates of salinity are found at the mouths of big rivers due to inflow of large quantities of fresh water.

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