SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    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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