UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2011

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    The Himalayan Range is very rich in species diversity. Which one among the following is the most appropriate reason for this phenomenon?

    A)  It has a high rainfall that supports luxuriant vegetative growth

    B)  It is a confluence of different biogeographical zones

    C)  Exotic and invasive species have not been introduced in this region

    D)  It has less human interference

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Exp. [b] The Himalayan ecosystem consists of tropical deciduous, temperate forests regions as well as montane forests and alpine vegetation. This is due to their geological evolution and uplifting of mountains.

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