UPSC Geography The origin and evolution of the earth Question Bank Universe / Sun / Planets / Earth

  • question_answer The coriollis effect is produced by

    A)  pressure gradient

    B)  earth's revolution

    C)  earth's rotation

    D)  earth's rotation and revolution

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     The Coriollis effect is the apparent deflection of global winds, ocean currents that moves freely across the Earth's surface. The deflection is due to the rotation of the Earth on its axis.

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