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The bluish colour of water in deep sea is due to

(a) the presence of algae and other plants found in water

(b) reflection of sky in water

(c) scattering of light

(d) absorption of light by the sea

 

Answer

The colours with smaller wavelengths are scattered easily through the water bodies, making them appear blue. 

The phenomenon is called Rayleigh Scattering. 

Which of the following phenomena contributes significantly to the reddish-01.jpg

So, the correct answer is (c)

 

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