|Consider the following statements regarding the deforestation.|
|1. Deforestation is a contributor to global warming and is often cited as one of the major causes of the enhanced greenhouse effect.|
|2. Deforestation reduces soil cohesion. So that erosion, flooding and landslides ensue.|
|3. Deforestation on a human scale results in decline in biodiversity and on a natural global scale a known to cause the extinction of many species.|
|4. It also results in ground-water getting lowered.|
|5. In deforested areas, the land heats up faster and reaches a higher temperature, leading to localized upward motions that enhance the formation of clouds and ultimately produce more rainfall.|
|Which of the statements given above are correct?|
A) 2, 3 and 4
B) 1, 3 and 5
C) 1, 2, 4 and 5
D) All of these
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] Deforestation is the removal of a forest or stand of trees. the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. All the given statements regarding deforestation are correct.
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