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Grasslands most often are found ______.

  1. a. at 30° north and south
  2. b. at high altitudes
  3. c. in interior of continents
  4. d. where fire is rare

Summary Introduction

Introduction: Grasslands are rich in nutrients and converted to agricultural use. These are characterized by grasses rather than the trees or large shrubs. One fourth of the land is covered with grasslands in the Earth.

Explanation

Reason for correct answer:

Grasslands are normally found in the climate that have not enough rainfall to support the forest growth and not also, so little as to create a desert. Thus, these are most often found in the drier portions of interior of continents.

Option c. is given as “in interior of continents”.

Therefore, option c. is correct.

Reason for incorrect answer:

Option a. is given as “at 30° north and south”. Most of the deserts are found at 30° north and south...

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