How much of Earth’s surface is occupied by oceans?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

How much of Earth’s surface is occupied by oceans?
 
(a) 90%
 
(b) 1%
 
(c) 65%
 
(d) 70%
 
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This question is from Ecosystem topic in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct choice is (d) 70%
 
For explanation: Almost 70% of Earth’s surface is occupied by oceans. An ocean is the largest body of water comprising of much of the planet’s hydrosphere. In all, there are 5 oceans on Earth namely Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Antarctic, and Arctic oceans.