Consider the following statements with respect to earth’s structural atmosphere:

  1. The temperature decreases on moving from stratosphere to mesosphere
  2. Ozone is found in stratosphere as well as in mesosphere

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because temperature increases on moving from stratosphere to mesosphere. Ozone concentration decreases in mesosphere when compared to stratosphere, but it is still found in mesosphere.

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