12th Class Geography Solved Paper - Geography 2018

  • question_answer 'Indiscriminate use of water by increasing population and industrial expansion has led to degradation of the quality of water considerably.' Evaluate the statement.

    Answer:

    Indiscriminate use of water by an increasing population and industrial expansion has led to degradation of the quality of water considerably. This can be evaluated by the following points:
    (i) Human beings pollute the water through industrial, agricultural and cultural activities.
    (ii) Among all industries are the most significant contributor.
    (iii) Most of the industrial wastes are disposed of in running water or lakes. Consequently, poisonous elements reach the reservoirs, rivers and other water bodies, which destroy the bio-system of these waters.


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