UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Which of the following statements is not correct?

    A)  Atlantic Ocean is the youngest of all the oceans.

    B)  Pacific Ocean has larger number of islands than any other ocean of the world.

    C)  No part of the mid Atlantic Ridge emerges out of the ocean water.

    D)  North Indian Ocean is characterized by seasonal reversal of direction of its currents.

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     The Mid Atlantic Ridge emerges out of the ocean water and forms the mid oceanic islands, Iceland, Azores, Ascension, St Helena, Tristan De Gunha, Bouvet etc. are such islands.


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