SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    What is meant by transhumance with respect to migration?

    A)  Permanent migration      

    B)  Seasonal migration

    C)  Daily migration   

    D)          Long term migration

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Transhumance is a seasonal migration practised by semi-nomadic people in the mountainous regions of Himalayas, Alps, Altai, Kingan etc. Gujjar-Bakarwals of Jammu and Kashmir, Gaddis of Himachal Pradesh and Bhotias of Uttarakhand practise transhumance. They move to higher places with their animals in summer and to low places in winter to escape the fury of winter cold.

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