UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Consider the following statements:
    1. Saline water freezes slowly as compared to fresh water.
    2. There is a positive correlation between salinity and density of sea water.
    3. Boiling point of water decreases with increase in salinity
    4. Salinity of sea water is inversely proportional to evaporation.
    Which of the above statements are correct?

    A)  1 and 2  

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  3 and 4                       

    D)  1 and 4

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     Freezing point of water increases with the increase in salinity. Salinity and evaporation have direct relation.


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