Q. Consider the following statements regarding tropical grasslands:
1.These occur on either side of the equator and extend till the tropics.
2.The grass can grow very tall, about 3 to 4metres in height.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: Tropical grasslands: These occur on either side of the equator and extend till the tropics. This vegetation grows in the areas of moderate to low amount of rainfall.

  • The grass can grow very tall, about 3 to 4metres in height. Savannah grasslands of Africa are of this type.
  • Elephants, zebras, giraffes, deer, leopards are common in tropical grasslands.

Source: NCERT – Our Environment