SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. EI Nino is an extension of the Equatorial current and leads to an increase in surface water temperatures at \[10{}^\circ C\] and a decrease in plankton which thrive in the colder current
    2. EI Nino recurs every three to four years and results from a weakening of the south East Trades in the Pacific Ocean. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1 

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  None of the above

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] EI Nino recurs every seven to fourteen years and results from a weakening of the South East trade winds in the Pacific Ocean.

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