Chapter 3

NCERT
Class 10
Geography
Solutions
3. Here are some false statements. Identify the mistakes and rewrite them correctly.

Question:

Here are some false statements. Identify the mistakes and rewrite them correctly.

(A) Multiplying urban centres with large and dense populations and urban lifestyles have helped in proper utilisation of water resources.

(B) Regulating and damming of rivers does not affect the river’s natural flow and its sediment flow.

(C) In Gujarat, the Sabarmati basin farmers were not agitated when higher priority was given to water supply in urban areas, particularly during droughts.

(D) Today in Rajasthan, the practice of rooftop rainwater water harvesting has gained popularity despite high water availability due to the Indira Gandhi Canal.

Answer:

1.(A) A region with high annual rainfall. - Not suffering from water scarcity

(B) A region having high annual rainfall and large population. - Suffering from water scarcity

(C) A region having high annual rainfall but water is highly polluted. - Suffering from water scarcity

(D) A region having low rainfall and low population - Not suffering from water scarcity

2. (C) Multi-purpose projects lead to large scale displacements and loss of livelihood

3. (A) Multiplying urban centres with large and dense populations and urban lifestyles have resulted in improper utilization of water resources.

(B) Regulating and damming of rivers does affect the river's natural flow and its sediment flow.

(C) In Gujarat, the Sabarmati basin farmers were agitated when higher priority was given to water supply in urban areas, particularly during droughts.

(D) Today in Rajasthan, the practice of rooftop rainwater water harvesting popularity has declined due to high water availability from Indira Gandhi Canal.

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