UPSC Geography Climate Question Bank Physiography and Climatic Zone

  • question_answer Consider the following statements :                
    1. The Labrador Current is a cold current in the North Atlantic Ocean.
    2. The Falkland current is a warm current that flows along the Chile coast of South Pacific Ocean.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1                         

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     The Labrador Current is a cold current in the No Atlantic Ocean which flows from the Arctic Ocean south along the coast of Labrador and passes around Newfoundland, continuing south along the east col of Nova Scotia.                              The Falkland Current is a cold water current the flows northward along the Atlantic coast of Patagonia as far north as the mouth of the Rio de la Plata.


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