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Which forests are also referred to as ‘Monsoon Forests’?
1. Montane Forests
2. Tropical Deciduous Forests
3. Tropical Evergreen Forests
4. Mangrove Forests

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Tropical Deciduous Forests

The correct answer is " Tropical Deciduous Forests".

  • Tropical Deciduous Forest is also referred to as " Monsoon Forest".
  • Tropical Deciduous forests are found in the belt along the equator between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn as well as in the humid subtropics
  • Tropical Deciduous Forests are home to trees with broad leaves which shed in one season of the year. 
  • The range of the rainfall in this forest is 70 - 200cms.
  • There are two types of deciduous forest namely -
  1. Moist Deciduous Forest
  2. Dry Deciduous Forest.

  • Some of the major states in which these types of forests are found are -
  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Chattisgarh
  4. Odisha
  5. Some parts of Maharashtra

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