Q. With reference to the moist deciduous forests, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. These are more pronounced in the regions which record rainfall of 50 – 100 cm.
2. These forests are found in the northeastern states along the foothills of Himalayas and eastern slopes of the Western Ghats.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

The Moist deciduous forests are more pronounced in the regions which record rainfall of 100-200 cm.  

  • These forests are found in the northeastern states along the foothills of Himalayas, eastern slopes of the Western Ghats and Odisha.  
  • Teak, sal, shisham, hurra, mahua, amla, semul, kusum, and sandalwood etc. are the main species of these forests. 

Source: NCERT XI – India Physical Environment