UPSC Geography Oceans and continents Question Bank Oceanography

  • question_answer Consider the following countries
    1. Denmark
    2. Japan
    3. Russian Federation
    4. United Kingdom
    5. United States of America
    Which of the above are the members of the 'Arctic Council'?

    A)  1, 2 and 3       

    B)  2, 3 and 4

    C)  1, 4 and 5        

    D)  1, 3 and 5

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     Arctic Council consists of 8 Arctic States. These include 1. Canada 2. Denmark (including Greenland and Faro Islands) 3. Finland 4. Iceland 5. Norway 6. Russian Federation 7. Sweden 8. U.S.A. Thus Japan and United Kingdom are not the members of the Arctic Council.

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