• 1.  Which type of vegetation zone is found in the higher reaches of the Himalayas?

  • Tropical
  • Alpine
  • Temperate
  • None of these
  • 2.  Which type of vegetation grows in the sandy soil of the desert?

  • Coniferous trees
  • Grasslands
  • Cactus and thorny bushes
  • None of these
  • 3.  The character and extent of vegetation are mainly determined by which of the climatic factor?

  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Precipitation
  • All the above
  • 4.  Which type of vegetation usually develops on undulating and rough terrains?

  • Mangroves
  • Grasslands and woodlands
  • Cactus and thorny bushed
  • None of these
  • 5.  Which one of the following species is found in Tibet area?

  • Yak
  • Shaggy-horned wild ox
  • Tibetan antelope
  • All of these
  • 6.  Ebony, mahogany and rosewood trees are grown in which type of the forests?

  • Coniferous forest
  • Tropical rainforest
  • Tropical thorn forest
  • None of these
  • 7.  Why is the southern slopes in Himalayan region covered with thick vegetation?

  • On account of more exposure to sunlight
  • On account of more precipitation
  • On account of less exposure to colder winds
  • All the above
  • 8.  Which one of the following state of India has the least percentage of its area under forest cover?

  • Bihar
  • Punjab
  • Madras
  • Sikkim
  • 9.  Due to which reason the vegetation of most of the areas has been modified or replaced or degraded?

  • Change of climate
  • Human occupancy
  • Soil erosion
  • None of these
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