Chapter 8: Water: A Precious Resource

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Water: A Precious Resource

Question:

Which one of the following is not responsbile for water shortage?

(i) Rapid growth of industries

(ii) Increasing population

(iii) Heavy rainfall

(iv) Mismanagement of water resources

Answer:

Factors which effect depletion of water table are:

  • Increasing Population
  • Increasing Industries
  • Agricultural activities
  • Scanty rainfall
  • Deforestation

Hence, the correct answer is (iii) Heavy rainfall.


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