In terms of percentage of forest cover to the total area of State

Indian States

Consider the following States:

  1. Chhattisgarh
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Odisha

With reference to the States mentioned above, in terms of percentage of forest cover to the total area of State, which one of the following is the correct ascending order?

  1. 2-3-1-4
  2. 2-3-4-1
  3. 3-2-4-1
  4. 3-2-1-4

Answer

Approximate percent of forest cover:

Maharashtra - 15%

Madhya Pradesh - 25%

Odisha - 33%

Chhattisgarh - 40%

The correct option is C.