UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Consider the following statements 1. In deep sea, tsunamis travel at very high speeds varying from 500 to 700 km ph. 2. Their speed is further increased when they reach the coast 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 :

     Speed of tsunamis is reduced from 560-700 kmph in the deep sea to 50-60 kmph near the coast.

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