|Consider the following statements about West Asia.|
|1. The region is surrounded by seven major seas, e.g. the Agean sea, the Black sea, the Caspian sea, the|
|Persian Gulf, the Arabian sea, Red sea and Mediterranean sea.|
|2. West Asia is primarily arid and semi-arid region.|
|3. Western Asia contains large area of mountanious terrain.|
|4. The region is one of most developed areas in the world.|
|Which of the statements given above are correct?|
A) 1 and 2
B) 2 and 3
C) 1, 2 and 3
D) All of these
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Western Asia is located directly South of Eastern Europe. The region is surrounded by seven major seas. e.g. the Agean sea the Black sea, the Caspian sea, the Persian Gulf, the Arabian sea, the Red sea and the Mediterranean sea. Western Asia is situated on the Western part of trade winds, so the region is primarily arid and can be subject to drought. Western Asia contains large area of mountanious terrain such as Anatolian plateau, Pontis mountain, Taurus mountain, Mount Ararat and Zagros mountain. Western Asia is one of the high economic growth regions in the world because of extremely large reservoir of petroleum and natural gas. But, this region is not the most developed or developed region of the world.
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