|Consider the following statements:|
|The belt of coniferous forests in Nepal, Sikkim and Assam Himalayas is at a higher altitude than those in Kashmir Himalayas because Sikkim and Assam Himalayas|
|1. Are at lower latitudes.|
|2. Get lesser snowfall at lower heights.|
|3. Have higher temperature at lower heights.|
|4. Have lower altitudes.|
|5. Have more rainfall at lower heights.|
|Which of the statements are correct?|
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 2, 3 and 4
C) 1, 4 and 5
D) 1, 2, 3 and 5
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests is a valuable ecosystem as many Himalayan birds and animals migrate seasonally up and down the mountains spending part of the year in the conifer forests, so conservation is a high priority. This ecoregion is drier than the Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests, which receive more moisture from the Bay of Bengal monsoon.
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