The world’s wettest continent is

(A) Asia
(B) Europe
(C) North America
(D) South America

Correct Answer : South America
Question Asked : SSC Higher Secondary Level Data Entry Operator & LDC Exam 2010
Explanation : The wettest continent, with plenty of rain forests is South America. The driest continent is clearly Australia, with a Bowen ratio of about 2, followed by Africa, which contains the Sahara and Kalahari deserts. The wettest continents are South America and Europe with a Bowen Ratio of about 0.6. North America is also a relatively wet continent with a Bowen ratio significantly less than 1.0.
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