SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    As per Koppen's classification of climate, in which one of the following do the regions of Central Maharashtra and Telangana fall?

    A)  Tropical Wet and Dry climate (Monsoon Savannah)

    B)  Tropical Wet and Dry climate with Winter Rain (Monsoon Savannah with Winter Rain)

    C)  Tropical Semi-Arid Steppe.

    D)  Humid Sub-Tropical with Dry Winter

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Tropical semi-arid (steppe) climate a long stretch of land situated to the south of Tropic of Cancer and east of the Western Ghats and the Cardamom Hills experiences this climate. It includes Karnataka, interior and western Tamil Nadu, western Andhra Pradesh and central Maharashtra. This area receives minimal rainfall due to being situated in the rain shadow area. This region is a famine prone zone with very unreliable rainfall which varies between 40-75 cm annually.

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