UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2014

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    If you travel through the Himalayas, you are likely to see which of the following plants naturally growing there?
    1. Oak                         
    2. Rhododendron
    3. Sandalwood
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  Only 3

    C)  1 and 3

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Exp. [a] Distribution of Sandalwood in India in square kilometres is as follows - Karnataka (5245), Tamil Nadu (3040), Andhra Pradesh (175), Madhya Pradesh (33), Odisha (25), Maharashtra (8), Kerala (7), Uttar Pradesh (Less than 1). Though it might have been introduced in the Himalayas, very little of Sandalwood is found in the Himalayas.

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