UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

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    Which one of the following National Parks has a climate that varies from tropical to sub-tropical temperate and arctic?

    A)  Khangchendzonga National Park

    B)  Nandadevi National Park

    C)  Neora Valley National Park

    D)  Namdapha National Park

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Exp. [d] Nandadevi National Park is located in the Himalayan mountains Nandadevi is characterised by temperate to Arctic type of climate and winters are very cold, Mixed coniferous forest including deodar, Mixed deciduous forest and Sub-alpine forest. Khangchendzonga National Park is located in the North-Western part of the state, set up in 1977. The type of climate is temperate to Arctic, characterised by Wet temperate forest, Sub-alpine forest Neora Valley National Park is located near the border with Western Bhutan. Characterised by sub-topical climate with very heavy rain during monsoon season, and forest types are?Terai and Bhabhar sal forests, Hollock forest, Moist mixed deciduous forest etc. Namdapha National Park is located in Arunachal Pradesh. It includes all the three major physiographic entities of the Eastern Himalaya. Climate varies from tropical to sub-tropical temperate and Arctic, hence option [d] is correct.

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