UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Which of the following conditions is not suitable for the occurrence of a tidal bore?

    A)  Narrow, low-lying shallow, constrict coastal river with gentle slope

    B)  A narrow bay with tapering head

    C)  A small tide with wave height less than 2 metres

    D)  Decreasing depth of water with increasing distance inland from the coast

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     The occurrence of tidal bore requires a large tide, preferably with wave height exceeding 5 metres.


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