Consider the following differences between Doldrums and Horse latitudes:

  1. While Doldrums are regions of little or no winds, Horse latitudes are regions of violent winds
  2. While Doldrum is characterized as rainy region, Horse latitudes are dry and desertic regions

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because both doldrums and horse latitudes are ocean areas characterized by weak or no air flow for a prolonged period of time. Second statement is correct.

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