UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-6

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    Consider the following statements about the North-East Monsoon in India.
    1. They are retreating monsoon.
    2. They are responsible for rainfall along the Coromandel Coast of India.
    3. They pick up moisture from the Bay of Bengal before rainfall
    Which of the statements given above are correct?   

    A)  1 and 3           

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1 and 2           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The North-East Monsoon is the retreating monsoon in India. It moves from land to the ocean and again from ocean to the land in the form of winter rainfall along the Tamil Nadu Coast (Coromandel Coast). It picks up the moisture from the Bay of Bengal and shed the moisture along the South-East Coast of India. Hence, all the statements are correct.

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