SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Meghalaya gets maximum rainfall in India because

    A)  It is surrounded by tall mountains.

    B)  It is very near to the coast.

    C)  Its hills are funnel shaped which entrap the moisture laden winds.

    D)  Dense forest cover attracts the moisture laden winds.

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] When the monsoon winds from the Bay of Bengal blow from the south, they are trapped within the funnel shaped valley and strike Cherrapunji and Mawsynram in a perpendicular direction and give copious rains. However, the heaviest rainfall occurs when the winds blow directly on the Khasi hills.

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