Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Studies indicate that the Arctic is warming at a faster rate than the global average.
2.The Antarctic amplification phenomenon is responsible for warming the Arctic region much faster than the rest of the world.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is correct. Studies indicate that the Arctic is warming between two and four times faster than the global average.

Statement 2 is incorrect. The Arctic amplification phenomenon is responsible for warming the Arctic region much faster than the rest of the planet.

Source: ForumIAS

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