UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2011

  • question_answer
    If a tropical rain forest is removed, it does not regenerate quickly as compared to a tropical deciduous forest.  because                                           

    A)  the soil of rain forest is deficient in nutrients                 

    B)  propagules of the trees in a rain forest have a poor viability

    C)  the rain forest species are slow-growing                  

    D)  exotic species invade the fertile soil of rain forest          

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Exp. [a] Tropical rain forests are deficient in nutrients due to intence leaching. Thus, species take a long time to grow.                

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