Consider the following statements:

  1. As water turns to ice the albedo increases
  2. Albedo of the savannah region is higher than that of rainforest region

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements. Albedo in the Savannas is around 15%, and that in the rainforests is around 5%. Albedo of ice is far higher than that of water. 

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