So ans should be 1&2, Sir question is asking about deposit of methane hydrate….. Livestock ranching is another major activity carried out in these areas due to the availability of natural grasses. (b) preservatives in processed foods So that means Remote Sensing can help in both statement 1 and statement 3. there is only one such option D. Pyrolysis is a process of combustion in absence of oxygen or the material burnt under controlled atmosphere of oxygen. ANS: 2017-IndianExpress, (Pre19-SetA) Q58. Answerkey-2019: Environment & Biodiversity, [Answerekey] UPSC Pre19: Overall Impressions: Less Tough Less Lengthy Less CA than 2018, & Solution to Geography MCQs, [Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2019: Polity & IR solved with Explanations & Analysis.Slightly easier than last year, PolSci Abstract-Prem continued, [Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2019: Economy is relatively easier than last year, No Budget-Taxation FancySchemes or Apps. (d) Reducing the global warming Montane temperate, Dry temperate, sub alpine and alpine forests make up the Himalayan biodiversity representing plethora of diversification in terms of species and genetics. Difficulty: Medium to Tough. ICT & Biotech-Prem continued, ISRO se breakup, Difficulty raised, https://extension.psu.edu/nitrogen-ammonia-emissions-and-the-dairy-cow. If you see the 1 and 3 statements, they say agri soils, poultry industry. For current events, IndianExpress. River Po of Italy flows into the Adriatic Sea. (a) pesticides in agriculture Getting in the range of 86-92….kya kariennn UPSC prelims hi clear nahi ho raha! Then go for PDF compilations for their bulleted version / mindmaps for faster revision on the Mains exam night. As per the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 in India , which one of the following statements is correct? The northern part of the land is characterized by diversified glacial landforms such as Pipet Marshland, Valdai hills of western Russia, glacial lakes, etc. The rivers of Europe are perennial being fed by melting snow or by the rain brought by the Westerlies. (d) 1, 2 and 3 ANS: 2019-March theHindu column: Historians call exchange of biological species between the old world (Asia and Europe), and the new world (the Americas) as the “Columbian exchange”. (a) 1 and 3 only Large deposits of ‘methane hydrate’ are found in Arctic Tundra and under the seafloor. although urease is primarily responsible for ammonia production but the dung and urine themselves also contain a minimal amount of ammonia Thus, it does not lie completely in the temperate alpine zone. “[Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2019: Environment & Agriculture. ‘Scandinavia‘ is commonly used for Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, the term “Nordic countries” is vaguely used for Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland, including their associated territories of Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and the Åland Islands. While Shankar’s page 32 says Madhya Pradesh has largest forest cover (area wise) but it has no information about forest cover in terms of percentages for all these states. The Gulf of Bothnia situated in the northernmost part of the Baltic Sea and bordered by Sweden at its western side and Finland at the eastern side. The gas and liquid thus obtained can be used as fuels. (a) 1 only So, #2 wrong by elimination Answer should be C. But let’s check with references: Ans: (c) Explanation: Kot Diji (now in the Sindh region of Pakistan) was an early Harappan site on the east bank of the Indus river and was excavated between 1955 and 1957.; Chanhudaro in Pakistan and Desalpur in Gujarat are mature Harappan sites. GuessmastergiriTM: Not Applicable. (a) Creating the artificial rains in some regions GuessmastergiriTM Rule#1 extreme worded statements are wrong. As surrounded by a number of seas from all sides, Europe is an island rich continent. (c) 2 and 4 only (b) 2 and 3 only (c) 1 and 3 only (a) 1 only (d) Kawal and Shree Venkateshwara wildlife sanctuaries; and Nagarjunasagar-srisailam tiger reserve The highest peak is Pice de Aneto (3,404 m). Because if you apply ‘common sense’ that viviparous = producing living young (not eggs) and misbelieve that snakes only produce eggs so #4 ought to be wrong then by elimination you arrive at wrong answer A. ANS: Original Act. (b) 2 only The continent’s north/central zone is affected by cold and dry Arctic winds, especially the Siberia region of Russia. Tougher but Less Lunatic than last year. [Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2019: History & Culture, All Sets with Explanations, Analysis. In the context of the proposals to the use of hydrogen-enriched CNG (H-CNG) as fuel for buses in public transport, consider the following statements, Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (Pre19-SetA) Q18. ANS: ShankarIAS Environment Book (6th Ed) page 304: Remaining points are not given in the short note on that page, so we’ve to search elsewhere. (d) Valley of flower national park Stay tuned for the last part of the answer key that is agriculture & geography. A biome is a large ecological area or region that is characterized by its climate, soil type, and vegetation; the dominant plants and animals that live there.In another words biome is defined as the world’s major communities, classified according to the predominant vegetation and characterized by adaptations of organisms to that particular environment. But it doesn’t help directly reaching the answer. So, then you arrive at right answer ‘A’. (a) anti-malarial drug (c) 2 only Scandinavia consists of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. In the north, though it stretches into the Arctic Circle, the Warm Gulf Stream keeps the ports ice-free. Pyrolysis of carbonaceous wastes like firewood, coconut, palm waste, corn combs, cashew shell, rice husk paddy straw and saw dust, yields charcoal along with products like tar, methyl alcohol, acetic acid, acetone and a fuel gas. Ever since the merger of forest service prelims with Indian civil services (IAS/IPS) prelims, UPSC had been devoting about 1/5th of the Prelim paper-1 to environment, biodiversity topics but in 2017 and 2018 less number of questions were asked. https://extension.psu.edu/nitrogen-ammonia-emissions-and-the-dairy-cow, They are saying, if we mix dung and urine , we get good amount of ammonia, as individually they contain little. The mountain range runs in many branches. (c) 3-2-4-1 Difficulty: Tough. (a) 2-3-1-4 79. Temperate or Continental zone in northern India and the Tropical zone in southern India. For example, Economy Class11 has content on green revolution. The Arctic Ocean to the north has a bay called the White Sea. 78. (b) 2 and 3 only Compared to conventional CNG, use of H-CNG can reduce emission of carbon monoxide up to 70% so #1 is wrong, because it doesn’t ‘eliminate CO emission’, it only reduces it. UPSC examiner has accomplished that mostly by focusing on Contemporary Affairs that happened before 2018, and ensure that it was from outside the routine preparation sources. Please read the statement again. Difficulty: Medium Tough, depending on your preparation of Current Affairs in Environment. Because if you’re not aware of exact topic and just try to make random logical connectives, it may take you towards wrong answers. So, #1 is wrong and answer is B: 2 and 3 only. Then ,Answer should be 1 and 3 . (a) 1 only The regions have fresh summers and wet winters with mild weather. but nothing in 2018. (Pre19-SetA) Q29. It covers all most half of Europe. (a) 1 and 2 only The south temperate zone extends from (approximately 23.5° south) to the Antarctic Circle (approximately 66.5° south).. GuessmastergiriTM Rule#2 all dates, numbers, figures are wrong so #1 ought to be wrong, then we are left with 50:50 between B or C. They’re never easy. Select the correct answer using the code given below: Asked from two years old news. (Pre19-SetA) Q18. Q 41. The amount of annual rainfall has a great bearing on the type of vegetation. Why is there a great concern about the microbeads that are released into environment? Valley of Flowers lies completely in the temperate alpine zone. (a) They are considered harmful to marine ecosystem In the south-west is the Iberian Peninsula which is made up of Spain and Portugal. NCERT: 11-12 Geography’s forest-vegetation related chapters. Last year three economic surveys and NITI Ayog’s 75 year document (or. (b) The Recycled Plastic (manufacturing and usage) rules, 1999 (d) textile fibre Consider the following statements: Which one of the statement given above is/are correct? The trees there are shorter, and the undergrowth is denser with abundance of epiphytes, mosses and ferns. Lay down the standards for emission or discharge of environmental pollutants from various sources. R&D prem resurfaces with H-CNG, Remote Sensing. Then ‘D’ contains extreme word ‘can’t be moved’ so it ought to be wrong. If you try to make some logical connections that Chhattisgarh and Odisha or less urbanized compared to Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra (or that they’ve more Naxal problem due to forest-hiding areas) so they ought to have higher % forest cover, then you’ll be at 50:50 between C and D. ANS: ShankarIAS Environment Book (6th Ed) page 73. You don’t have to read them from the first page to the last page. (b) They are considered to cause skin cancer in children Because GuessmastergiriTM Rule#1 says extreme worded statements are ALWAYS wrong, then #1 ought to be wrong but if you believe that, you’ll never arrive at the right answer! So, #1 is right. Difficulty: Medium to Tough. GuessmastergiriTM Rule#1 extreme worded statements are wrong. So, D is the closest match. Another branch is the Apennines (Italy, the Atlas (Africa and the Sierra Nevada Spain). The areal extent of the Gulf of Riga is approximately 16,300 km². (b) 2 only Difficulty: Medium to tough. The moderate oceanic climate is a sub-type of temperate climates. NGT had earlier directed the Centre to test cosmetic products containing microbeads after a plea sought ban on their use on the ground they are extremely dangerous for. It is the busiest waterway in Europe. Get exclusive UPSC Resources that I only share with Telegram subscribers. One-horned rhinoceros is naturally found in India, Every serious player knows that Indian camels have only one hump. By elimination we are left with answer B: only 2 and 3. They are also useful for the descriptive questions and essay paper in Mains. GuessmastergiriTM: Not Applicable. (a) 1 only (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Days Left These grasslands are some of the most developed agricultural fields and are termed as grain baskets. 181 : IEnggS-2021 The Aegean Sea and the Adriatic Sea are two of its branches. (b) Reducing the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones In 2018, UPSC asked about a low profile scheme “National Programme for Organic Production’ (NPOP)”- therefore, some over-enthusiastic candidates will go through governments OUTPUT OUTCOME BUDGET Document, to make a ‘half-blood-prince’ note for “all the low-profile government schemes”. The Wetlands ( Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010 were framed by the Government of India based on the recommendations of Ramsar convention. Difficulty: Tough. (a) 1 and 3 only (c) The e- Waste (Management and handling) rules, 2011 Read the original magazine to cultivate vocabulary and flowery language. Deposit of methane hydrate because it is solid form at cold……. The average precipitation is 30 cm a year. (a) Neyyar, peppara and shendurney wildlife sanctuaries and kalakad mundanthurai tiger reserve Zones and climates. State the requirement of public participation in the process of environmental protection, and the procedure and manner in which it is sought. So, A is the closest match. so, D seems most appropriate. Sir, Q34 Temperate climates, otherwise known as meso-thermal climates, are cooler than subtropical climates, but warmer than polar climates. (Pre19-SetA) Q27. Environment reaches its former glory with 20 MCQs. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has placed Himalayan trillium in “Endangered” category. Juniper, honeysuckle, artemesia etc. Your email address will not be published. (Pre19-SetA) Q39. 2018: Pollution was the single largest sub-topic asked within Environment. It is not as important as the Rhine for international trade because of the Black Sea in the interior. To the west is the Strait of Gibraltar separating Europe from Africa and joining the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean. ANS: GuessmastergiriTM Rule#1 says extreme worded statements are ALWAYS wrong. [Download] UPSC Mains-2020 Essay Paper, Including Topicwise last 28 YEARS Essay Question Papers (1993-2020) with booklist, strategy! Consider the following: Which of the above are released into the atmosphere due to the burning of crop/biomass residue? As the temperature varies with altitude, the type of forests found also vary from tropical to sub-tropical, temperate, and alpine. Section 3: Central Government shall have the power to take, Section 3-2(iv) Central Government may lay down standards for emission or discharge of environmental pollutants from various sources whatsoever. Distinct physical features such as marshlands, lakes, and fjords have been emerged with the recession of glaciers form the highland areas. 2018: 3 Easy, while rest of the environment -Agro MCQs in medium to tough category. The Ministry of Agriculture has issued a notification inviting objections and suggestions from the stakeholders on completely banning pesticides/insecticides including Benomyl, Carbaryl, Diazinon, Fenarimol, Fenthion, Linuron, MEMC. (a) Manas National Park (b) Namdapha National Park (c) Neora Valley National Park (d) Valley of Flowers National Park. (c) Hydrogen fuel based automobiles A continental moderate climate is another sub-type of temperate climates. Why should we ignore timespan which is close to half of statement, when UPSC is checking minute details like creche visits 4/6 in maternity act. (d) It is mandatory on the part of waste generator that the waste generated in one district cannot be moved to another district. 160 : Prelim-2021 It is also called the Bay of Riga which is a very shallow water sea with a maximum depth of 67metres. (a) 1 only You’ll find irrigation, soil, crops related factoids from social science textbooks of 7 to 10. Rivers that flow into the Mediterranean Sea are Rhone (France) and Ebro (Spain). (b) 2 and 3 only A large part lies in the temperate zone as it stretches from 35°N to 80°N latitude. (c) Bth 1 and 2 While term is vaguely mentioned in 2019-March theHindu column but in food/ lifestyle columns, but doesn’t give actual answer to this question. But do consider the cost:benefit of the time invested in preparing it. (d) The food safety and standard regulations, 2011 IYB ch12 on environment: To implement the objectives of Ramsar convention, a regulatory mechanism was put in place through Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules in December, 2010 and Central Wetland Regulatory Authority (CWRA) has been constituted under the Wetlands Rules, 2010. You may spot animals like Asiatic black deer, snow leopard, musk deer, red fox, brown bear and blue sheep. Which one of the following national parks lies completely in the Temperate alpine zone? Even if no direct questions are asked, these basic concepts may you arrive at 50:50 elimination stage in an MCQ. Then ‘2’ contains extreme word ‘mandatory’ so it ought to be wrong, thus we arrive at 50:50 stage between A or D. (Pre19-SetA) Q25. (a) 1 and 2 only Only one question from ramsar convention asked. ANS: 2017-August, IndianExpress, (Pre19-SetA) Q31. The Rhine starts from the Alps in Switzerland and flows northwards through Germany and enters the sea through Holland. Which one the following group of a plant domesticated in the new world and introduced into the old world? The valley has three sub-alpine between 3,200m and 3,500m which is the limit for trees, lower alpine between 3,500m and 3,700m, and higher alpine above 3,700m. It is of the short lived green house gas , not decade or two. ANS: (Pre19-SetA) Q59. (b) 2 and 3 only For high altitude animals, this is one of the most important zones. (d) moisturising agents in cosmetics Poultry industry recorded an excretion of reactive nitrogen compounds of 0.415 tonnes in 2016. It passes through heavily industrialized regions and is used for transportingheavy goods. Though their average height is 300 m yet their highest peak is about 1,638 m high. Traditional preparation sources giving decreasing utility in Prelims. While in 2019-Jan, TheHindu had published an article about IIT Madras research of gas hydrates, But that article itself alone does not help much in solving this question. ANS: I’ve taken a map from Tamilnadu Agri uni. ANS: Economic Survey 2017-18 Vol2 Ch.7 on Agriculture, Ref: Table 3. There is a community in Khar, a hamlet in Darchula district in far-western Nepal, which produces fabrics from Himalayan nettle. So avoid the. Which one of the following National Parks lies completely in the temperate alpine zone? Traditional routine preparation sources have given very little utility: Each year questions from the ‘About us’ websites of obscure International organisations and funds – TEEB, CCAC, GCCA, PAGE, GACSA, Biocarbon fund, Forest carbon facility, birdlife international etc. Europe is the second smallest continent, the smallest being Australia. Distribution (c) Cotton, coffee and sugarcane In the north, though it stretches into the Arctic Circle, the Warm Gulf Stream keeps the ports ice-free. While answer is given verbatim in theHindu but not in the most PDF compilations. Only respiration activity takes place in this zone. ANS: GuessmastergiriTM: Not Applicable. (c) 1 and 3 only They extend for almost 700 miles in a crescent shape from the coastline of southern France (near Monaco) into Switzerland, then through northern Italy and into Austria, and down through Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro – then ending in Albania on the rugged coastline of the Adriatic Sea. In the context of which of the following do some scientists suggest the use of cirrus cloud thinning technique and the injection of sulphate aerosol into stratosphere? Even if you try to make logical connectives that Urea in Agriculture soil = nitrogen oxides, still you’ll be 50:50 between A or D. Correct Option: D (b) Namdapha national park The Bay of Biscay, the English Channel, and the North Sea are pars of the Atlantic Ocean. In this Article of World Geography, I want to walk you through the European continent – World Geography For UPSC. Get unlimited access to the best preparation resource for IEO Class-7: ... Now this is again evergreen but this flies in the temperate zone. Sulphate aerosol particles are very good reflectors of sunlight, and it has been shown, through various climate models, that even if 1% of current incident solar radiation is reflected back in space, a very significant amount of temperature rise on earth can be offset. In India, it is found in four states only- Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, and Uttarakhand. That is correct but not related to deposit of methane hydrate because it is solid form of methane…. (a) Extraction of earth element Poultry industry release reactive nitrogen compounds into environment. Remarks Average Temp. H-CNG makes the fuel less expensive than CNG. It’s futile to make a compilation of such wildlife GK, because UPSC examiner can always ask something random or technical that only an IFS (Forest) candidate with B.Sc (Agriculture / Zoology / Botany) can attempt it. Area under cultivation: Jowar: 5.1 million ha, while Oilseeds is 26.2. In India, it is found in four states only - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, and Uttarakhand. These chemicals are used as ANS: So, it’s not mandatory for India to add all the sites in the list and conserve them. ANS: 2018-June, TheHindu. (c) They are small enough to absorbed by crop plants in irrigated fields These are the collection of distinctive landscapes of summits, steep slopes, valleys and depression which stretches across central Europe. The agro MCQs in UPSC Prelims can be classified into three categories: Start with NCERT Class 7 to 12 textbooks on science, biology, social science, economy and geography. GuessmastergiriTM is doing research on UPSC pattern… in the meanwhile UPSC is also doing research on GuessmastergiriTM ……. (d) Neither 1 nor 2 But 3rd statement is related to environmental methane…. Required fields are marked *. (d) 1, 2 and 3 (Pre19-SetA) Q34. So, Irrawaddy dolphin is unlikely to have swum all the way inside India and that too upto Chambal river to be ‘naturally’ found there. (b) 2 and 3 only Not…. So op 1&2 correct. Dry alpine scrub is the uppermost limit of scrub xerophytic, dwarf shrubs, over 3,500 metres above sea level and found in dry zone. (c) 1 and 3 only Since PDF compilation makers donot have any cost of printing- They will go on to copy paste 50 dozen crop hybrid varieties mentioned in the Hindu newspaper and monthly updates on MSP /food-inflation ups and downs. (a) Manas national park (Pre19-SetA) Q83. (Pre19-SetA) Q68. 242 : Mains-2021, © Copyright 2009-2019 Mrunal Patel, Gujarat, India | All Rights Reserved. (c) 1 and 4 only UPSC QUESTION 2019. The Gulf of Riga is a brackish water body which is considered as a sub-basin of the Baltic Sea. Rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean are – Guadalquivir (Spain), Tagus and Douro (Portugal), Loire and Seine (France), The Rhine Weser and Elbe (Germany). Intl.Org’s ‘About Us’ Lunacy over, Guessmaster-giri receding, R&D Prem-resurfaces. The highest point is Mont Blanc at 15,771 ft. (4,807m). (a) 1 and 2 only Usually a few question on R&D such as fuel cell, bio toilets, bioremediation, algae fuel, carbon sequester. Class11 Chemistry textbook’s chapter on environmental chemistry. Its area, including the islands around the coast, is about 10 million square kilometers. Consider the following statements: Which of the statement given above are correct? Irrawaddy river swimming was logical elimination through knowledge, it’s not Guessmaster-giri. Biodiversity / Plants ALPINE ZONE The altitude above which trees no longer grow varies with altitude, aspect, slope, and other factors, but is generally above 3600m in the western Himalaya. And I don’t subscribe to the ‘Sapnaa-Theory’ of Delhi thugs that just because a term was mentioned in a random theHindu article, so you were suppose to get a divine epiphany that UPSC was going to ask in this much detail so you were supposed to make a research-paper note by yourself accordingly. Which one of the following National Parks lies completely in the temperate alpine zone? (a) 1 and 3 only The vegetation is mostly in stunted form due to the extreme cold climate … Medium difficulty because if you start thinking on the lines that ‘oilseed is a cashcrop, so unlikely that its area will be lower than jowar which is grown in by very poor people only. But, this will give a poor cost: benefit. ANS: ShankarIAS Environment Book (6th Ed) page 314. Distribution: In the eastern Himalayas, evergreen wet temperate forests occur between 1800m and 2700m of altitude. Moist alpine scrub: The moist alpine scrub is a low evergreen dense growth of rhododendron, birch etc. and plotted approximate location of the Parks. [Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2019: Environment & Agriculture. Difficulty: Medium to Tough. (c) 3 only Consider the following states : With reference to the states mentioned above, in terms of percentage of forest cover to the total area of State, which one of the following is the correct ascending order? Difficulty: Easy, given verbatim in Shankar. (d) Neither 1 nor 2 (b) biodiesel With reference to the cultivation of Kharif crops in India in the last five years, consider the following statements : Which of the statements given above are correct? Which one of the following national parks lies completely in the Temperate alpine zone? How to prepare Agriculture for Prelims – 2020? (Pre19-SetA) Q41.Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Difficulty: Tough. In the west, the Meseta of Spain, the Central Plateau of France, the Britanny Peninsula, the Rhine Upland, the Block Forest, Vosges, Bohemian Plateau, and Rhodope Mt, etc, are examples of these old mountains. Difficulty: Tough. 1000-2000 meters – Wet temperate forests are characterised by oak trees and chestnut trees. And further, GuessmastergiriTM Rule#2 : dates, numbers, figures are always wrong, then statement #3 should be wrong, but if you believe that you arrive at wrong answer C: 4 only. It is also known as the Northern Highlands, delineate the western edge of Europe and define the physical landscape of Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, and Denmark), Finland, Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, the Brittany region of France, Spain, and Portugal. UPSC may also be checking candidates knowledge of timespan of methane. The Gulf of Finland is situated in the easternmost arm of the Baltic Sea and extends between Finland (to the north) and Estonia (to the south) all the way to Saint Petersburg in Russia, where the river Neva drains into it. (d) 1,2,3 and 4 Spaargaren, J.A. Namdapha National Park has a very wide altitude variation from 200 m to 4,500 m in the snow-capped mountain. (c) 2 and 4 only ANS: 2017-DowntoEarth. 2018’s Conservation Agriculture MCQ was given verbatim in Feb-2018’s Kurukshetra magazine. ANS: Majid Hussina’s Geography of India | हिंदी में भी उपलब्ध page 5.6, table 5.2. Wildlife: Naturally found in. IYB’s Chapter 4 on agriculture is useless, no direct questions are coming from it (based on the trend so far) So no need to waste time in it. [Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2019: Science-Tech, All Sets with Explanations. It has the longest coastline in proportion to size. (d) 1,2,3 and 4 In the southern low tracks between an altitude of 400-900 it is hot sub humid type, between 900-1800m altitude warm & temperate, between 900-2400m cool & temperate, cold alpine & glacial above 2400- 4800m altitude. So, #4 is wrong. These are Hercynian and Caledonian mountain chains. GuessmastergiriTM Rule#1: Extreme worded statements are always wrong so then first statement should be wrong and by elimination we are 50:50 between B or C. (Pre19-SetA) Q21. Op 3 is environmental methane that statement is correct but not related to…. It’s found in Chilika lagoon and salt-water estuaries of Odisha, says. Agricultural soils release nitrogen oxides into environment. A large part lies in the temperate zone as it stretches from 35°N to 80°N latitude. Intl.Org’s ‘About Us’ Lunacy over, Guessmaster-giri receding, R&D Prem-resurfaces.”. Select the correct answer using the code given below: Consider the following statements : Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (Pre19-SetA) Q30. (c) pulp for paper industry Other major cities around the gulf include Helsinki and Tallinn. (And since most candidates don’t read original hindu but only its PDF summaries so it’s not easy). Vegetation Zones Mean annual Mean Temp. Methane in atmosphere oxidizes to carbon dioxide after a decade or two. (c) 3 only Chlorophyll content in the vegetation of a specific location, Greenhouse gas emissions from rice paddies of a specific location, Land surface temperatures of a specific location. ANS: (Pre19-SetA) Q43. While second statement can be validated from Shankar’s book but first statement is not given in routine books. China’s HY-1C marine satellite is expected to improve China’s ocean remote sensing capability. O.C. (Pre19-SetA) Q33. But this doesn’t help even reaching till 50:50. Because all features of this act are not given in Shankar’s book The lower layers of the aquatic ecosystems, where light penetration and plant growth are restricted forms the aphotic zone (profundal zone). Consider the following pairs : Difficulty: Medium. (a) Manas national park (b) Namdapha national park (c) Neora valley national park (d) Valley of flower national park Difficulty: Tough. In fact, Scandinavia exists or Fenno-Scandia which continues into the east through Finland to the Kola Peninsula in Russia. The main climatic factors are rainfall and temperature. [Download] Disha’s Annual Current Affairs Compilation 2020 for FREE! The eastern parts of the Gulfof Finland belong to Russia, and some of Russia’s most important oil harbors are located farthest in, near Saint Petersburg. Temperature can be a major deciding factor at altitudes more than 900 m. However, the primary classification of natural vegetation in India is based on rainfall. It is an alternative to incineration. (Important for UGC-NET, UPSC-CSE, SSC) NCERT Class 7 Geography Chapter 6: Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Completes Notes Part 1. It’s an embayment of the Mediterranean coastline of Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence in France. Soils in Warm Temperate Climates. Now everything boils down to the validity of statement number 1 and 3. in January (in degree C) (in degree C) Tropical Above 24°C Above 18° No Frost Subtropical 17°C to 24°C 10°C to 18°C Frost is rare Temperate 7°C to 17° C -1°C to (-10 ) °C Frost some snow Alpine Below 7°C Below–1°C Snow humus to the soil and shelter to the wildlife. ANS: ShankarIAS Environment Book (6th Ed) page 357: (Pre19-SetA) Q22. How to prepare Environment and biodiversity for Prelims – 2020? The Prime Meridian passes through London. | EduRev UPSC Question is disucussed on EduRev Study Group by 180 UPSC Students. Bordered by Baltican White sea from north and Black and Azov from the south the plain is gradually narrowed down towards the west. 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