SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Identify the wrong statement.

    A)  The Aborigines in Australia mainly live in the tropical Northern region in the country

    B)  In New Zealand, the dominant indigenous culture is the Maori, a Polynesian people living mainly on North Island

    C)  South of Sydney and at higher elevations to the North, the climate is classified as marine West Coast (despite the East Coast location)

    D)  The South-Western corner Australia and the lands around Spencer Gulf have a Mediterranean type of climate and is referred to as the 'Outback'

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] An oceanic climate (also known as marine, west coast and maritime) is the climate typical of the west coasts at the middle latitudes of continents, and generally features warm (but not hot) summers and cool (but not cold) winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range. It typically lacks a dry season, as precipitation is more evenly dispersed throughout the year. While the major part of New South Wales, west of the Great Dividing Range, has an arid to semi-arid climate.

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