UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

    A)

    (Current)           (Characteristics)
    Gulf Stream 1. Carries heat to western coast of Europe

    B)

    (Current)           (Characteristics)
    Labrador current 2. Carries cold water from Baffin Bay

    C)

    (Current)           (Characteristics)
    West wind Drift 3. Flows in all the southern oceans.

    D)

    (Current)           (Characteristics)
    Humboldt current 4. Warm current along the African coast

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     Commonly known as Peru Current, Humboldt Current is a cold current which flows along the Peruvian coast from south to north.

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