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Q.  The average salinity of seawater is

a. 35%
b. 3.5%
c. 3%
d. 2.5%

ANSWER: See Answer
Seawater or saltwater is water from a sea or ocean.
On average, seawater in the world's oceans has a salinity of approximately 3.5% or 35 parts per thousand. This means that for every 1 liter (1000 mL) of seawater there are 35 grams of salts dissolved in it.

Hence, The average salinity of seawater is 3.5%.


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