SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Which of the following statements is/are wrong?
    1. Agulhas is a cold current in India Ocean
    2. West Australian current is a cold current of the Pacific.
    3. Irminger current is a cold current on the western side of the Greenland
    4. Oyashio is a cold current in Pacific.
    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    A)  1 and 3

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1, 3 and 4        

    D)  1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Agulhas Current, a warm surface current of the Indian Ocean is a branch of the South Equatorial Current. The Agulhas is one of the world's strongest ocean currents, with a speed of up to 1.4 miles per hour (2.3 km/h). This is a listing of some major surface ocean currents.
    Agulhas Current - Indian warm
    Alaska Current - North Pacific Warm
    Benguela Current - South Atlantic Warm/Cool
    Brazil Current - South Atlantic Warm
    California Current - North Pacific Cool
    Canaries Current - North Atlantic Cool
    East Australian - South Pacific Warm
    Equatorial Current - Pacific Warm
    Gulf Stream - North Atlantic Warm
    Humboldt (Peru) - South Pacific Cool
    Irminger - North Atlantic Warm
    Kuroshio (Japan) - North Pacific Warm
    Labrador Current - North Atlantic Cool
    North Atlantic Drift - North Atlantic Warm
    North Pacific Drift - North Pacific Warm
    Oyashio (Kamchatka) - North Pacific Cool/Warm
    West Australian Current - Indian Cool
    West Wind Drift - South Pacific Cool

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