46 UPSC Civil Services Mains 2021 Questions asked from Civil Services Chronicle Hindi

Solar Tsunami

Consider the following statements with respect to Solar Tsunami:

  1. The Sun’s magnetic field, from which sunspots gets generated, wraps around the sun in the east-west direction.
  2. At the end of a solar cycle, magnetic dam can break, releasing huge amounts of plasma cascading like a tsunami towards the equator.
  3. The tsunami waves travel at high speeds of about 1,000 km per hour carrying excess plasma to the upper-latitudes.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

1 and 3
Only 1
1, 2 and 3
2 and 3