UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-9

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    Consider the following statements regarding 'edge effect' in ecological study.
    1. It is a characteristic of the transition zone of two habitats.
    2. It is characterised by poor species diversity.
    3. It is characterised by higher population density.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 3

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Ecology is the study of interactions among organisms and their environment. Such as the interactions organisms have with each other and with their abiotic environment. It is characterised by poor species diversity.

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