SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    The greatest damage to life and property from a hurricane is due to

    A)  Storm surge.

    B)  Torrential rains.

    C)  Strong winds in the hurricane

    D)  Both [b] and [c]

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Storm surge is an abnormal rise of water generated by a storm, over and above the predicted astronomical tides. Storm surge should not be confused with storm tide, which is defined as the water level rise due to the combination of storm surge and the astronomical tide.

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