|Island groups have varied vegetation and cropping pattern due to their location and soil types,|
|Consider the following in this regard.|
|1. Andaman and Nicobar islands have rainforest vegetation.|
|2. Whereas rice is common to the Andaman and Nicobar island as well as the Lakshadweep, coconut plantation is found in the latter only.|
|Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither1 nor 2
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] Andaman and Nicobar islands lies close to equator and experiences only a brief dry spell thereby providing ideal condition for growth of rainforest. Coral islands lack soil cover for any kind of foodgrain crop. Coconut plantation is the most suitable crop.
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