Consider the following Ocean Currents:

  1. Brazil Current
  2. Benguela Current
  3. Malvinas Current 
  4. Leeuwin Current

 Which of the above are warm water currents?

Answer: [C] 1 & 4 Only

The Brazil Current is a warm water current that flows south along the Brazilian south coast to the mouth of the Rio de la Plata. The Falkland or Malvinas Current is a cold water current that flows northward along the Atlantic coast of Patagonia as far north as the mouth of the Rio de la Plata. The Benguela Current is the eastern boundary current of the South Atlantic subtropical gyre. The Leeuwin Current is a warm ocean current which flows southwards near the western coast of Australia. 

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