A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) Both i and ii
D) neither i nor ii
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] Coriolis force or Ferrel's Law of Deflection: Instead of blowing directly from one pressure belt to another, however the effect of the rotation of the earth (Coriolis force) tends to deflect the direction of the winds. In the northern hemisphere, winds are deflected to their right and in the southern hemisphere to their left. The Coriolis force is along the equator but increases progressively towards the poles.
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