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Q. Consider the following forest types:

Which of the following sequences is correct if the above forest types are to be arranged in decreasing order of percentage-wise coverage in India?

A

1-2-4-3
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1-2-3-4
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2-1-3-4
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D

2-1-4-4
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Solution

The correct option is B
1-2-3-4
Explanation:
Sl.No. Forest Type Area in Sq. Km Percentage
1. Tropical Wet Evergreen Forest 51,249 8.0
2. Tropical Semi-Evergreen Forest 26,794 4.1
3. Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest 236,794 37.0
4. Littoral and Swamp Forest 4,046 0.6
5. Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest 186,620 28.6
6. Tropical Thorn Forest 16,491 2.6
7. Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest 1,404 0.2
8. Sub-Tropical Broad Leaved Hill Forest 2,781 0.4
9. Subtropical Pine Forest 42,377 6.6
10. SubTropical Dry Evergreen Forest 12,538 2.5
11. Mountain Wet Temperate Forest 23,365 3.5
12. Himalayan Moist Temperate Forests 22,012 3.4
13. Himalayan Dry Temperate Forest 313 -
14. Subalpine and Alpine 18,628 2.8

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