UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Which of the following statements is not correct?

    A)  A fringing reef lies close to the shore.

    B)  A barrier reef is separated from land by a lagoon.

    C)  World's largest barrier reef lies along the coast of New South Wales in Australia.

    D)  An atoll is a ring shaped island.

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     World's largest barrier reef, known as the Great Barrier Reef lies along the coast of Queensland (and not New South Wales) of Australia.                                                         


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