- 07/06/2019 at 10:58 am #1368809EduGorillaKeymasterSelect Question Language :
Direction: Five statements labelled A, B, C, 1 and 2 are given below. Among them, statements A, B and C are in the correct order. Identify the positions of 1 and 2 so as to make a logically coherent paragraph.
(A) Across many acres of farmland, that deadly mix of muck and matter has dried out and hardened in the blazing sun, covering the soil like a blanket of crude cement.
(B) Water tables are falling, groundwater recharge isn’t happening, wells are drying out, temperatures rising.
(C) All this and more has perversely impacted the entire equation between surface and groundwater.
(1) What was once a fine, profit-making patch of paddy and tapioca, lies buried under inches – in some places, feet – of silt from the river bed, and effluents and pollutants brought in from upstream by the flood waters.
(2) River ecologies have been dramatically transformed as with the loss of their sand beds and silt, many rivers and streams are now unable to retain water.
Post your Training /Course EnquiryAre You looking institutes / coaching center for
- IIT-JEE, NEET, CAT
- Bank PO, SSC, Railways
- Study Abroad