Indian States

A particular State in India has the following characteristics:

  • It is located on the same latitude which passes through northern Rajasthan.
  • It has over 80% of its area under forest cover.
  • Over 12% of forest cover constitutes Protected Area Network in this State.

Which one among the following States has all the above characteristics?

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Assam 

Answer

Himachal Pradesh is located north of Rajasthan, so it can't be on the same latitude.

12% of the total area of Arunachal Pradesh and 15% of the total forest cover in being protected by the Department of Environment and Forests of Arunachal Pradesh.

The correct option is C.