UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-5

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    Consider the following pairs.
    Species Type of Vegetation
    1. Chir Thorny Bushes Forests
    2. Babool Tropical Deciduous
    3. Sundari Mangrove Forests
    4. Deodar Coniferous
    Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

    A)  1, 2 and 3                    

    B)  2, 3 and 4

    C)  1 and 3           

    D)  3 and 4     

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Chir, pine and deodar are important trees of Coniferous forests. Cactus, khair, babool, keekar are important thorny cashes and are found in states of Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Eastern slopes of Western Ghats and Gujarat.Mangroves Sundari is a well-known species of trees in Mangrove forests after which Sunderbans have been named. Important trees of Tropical Deciduous forests are sal, teak, reepal, neem and shisham.

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