Consider the following pairs of winds with their locations:

  1. Mistral→ Southern France
  2. Berg→ Andes
  3. Zonda→ Sahara Desert

   Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 1 Only

Zonda is a regional term for the Foehn wind that often occurs on the eastern slope of the Andes, in Argentina. A berg wind is a hot, dry wind blowing off the interior plateau of South Africa, roughly at right angles to the coast. Mistral wind is a strong, cold, north-westerly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean. 

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