Consider the following statements:
1.Strongest westerlies blow in the winter hemisphere
2.Westerlies play major role in the formation of tropical cyclones
3.Roaring Forties are a kind of westerlies
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

Answer: [C] Only 1 & 3

Second statement is incorrect because westerlies are higher latitude winds and are not responsible for tropical cyclones.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module