Consider the following statements:

  1. The discontinuity between the Earth’s mantle & outer core is called Gutenberg discontinuity
  2. The discontinuity between the Earth’s crust & mantle is called Lehmann discontinuity

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

First statement is correct. Second statement is incorrect because Mohorovicic discontinuity lies at boundary between earth’s crust and mantle.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module