UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Consider the following statements.
    1. In the Pacific Ocean there is a seasonal march of the Pacific Equatorial currents to the north of equator in summer and to the south of equator in the winter.
    2. Axis of the counter equatorial current remains at the equator throughout the year.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  1 only       

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     Axis of the counter Equatorial current also moves to the north of equator in summer and to the south of equator in winter.

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