Which of the following is / are parts of Earth’s hydrosphere?

  1. Polar ice packs
  2. Underground water
  3. Water vapour
  4. Oceans
  5. Rivers

Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hydrosphere is defined as the total amount of water on a planet. It includes water that is on the surface of the planet, underground, and in the air. A planet’s hydrosphere can be liquid, vapor, or ice. On Earth, liquid water exists on the surface in the form of oceans, lakes and rivers.

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