CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 31

Question:

The term ‘big dry’ was recently in news. Consider the following statements in this context:

1. It refers to the period of drought affecting a region in a particular year only.

2. This term is related to the climatic conditions in an African nation.

 

Choose the correct statement/s from the options given below:

A) 1 only

B) 2 only

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

The “big dry”, lasting for several years in some areas, is turning vast swathes of lush green land across the Australia’s eastern interior brown.