India has ten biogeographic zones. Therefore, our country is
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India has ten biogeographic zones. Therefore, our country is

A

Rich in biodiversity

B

Poor in biodiversity

C

Moderate in biodiversity

D

None of the above

Answer

An area of animal and plant distribution which has similar or shared characteristics throughout is known as a Biogeographical region. In India, 10 such regions are identified. Therefore, our country is rich in biodiversity. The areas are Trans-Himalayan Region, Himalayan Zone, Indian Desert Zone, Semi-Arid Region, Western Ghats, Deccan Plateau, Gangetic Plain, North East Region, Coastal Region and Andaman and Nicobar islands. Great biodiversity is observed in such areas. 
So, the correct answer is 'Rich in biodiversity'.

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