UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2016

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    Recently, our scientists have discovered a new and distinct species of banana plant which attains a height of about 11 metres and has orange-coloured fruit pulp. In which part of India has it been discovered?

    A)  Andaman Islands                      

    B)  Anaimalai Forests

    C)  Maikala Hills    

    D)         Tropical rain forests of North-East

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Exp. [a] Scientists at Botanical Survey of India have discovered a new species of banana from a remote tropical rain forest on the little Andaman Islands. It is in Krishna Nalah forest in the Island. The scientists have described it as a distinct global species with unique green flowers and fruits bunch lux (axis), thrice the size of regular banana species.

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