UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Which of the following statements is not correct?

    A)  Temperatures of the ocean waters are the highest at the equator and decreases towards the poles.

    B)  Diurnal range of ocean water temperature is very small and is often around\[{{1}^{o}}C\].

    C)  Annual range of temperature in the northern parts of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans is higher than their southern counterparts.

    D)  Range of the water temperature increases with depth.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     Range of temperature decreases with depth and at certain depths it is negligibly small because the sun's rays are not able to cause major change in temperature at greater depths.  


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