Q. Consider the following statement with respect to ‘Coastal Erosion’:
1.Coastal erosion is the eroding of beach sand due to wind and wave action.
2.India has not witnessed coastal erosion till now.
Select the correct statement using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: Coastal erosion is the eroding of beach sand due to wind and wave action.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. India has witnessed the coastal erosion along Puducherry’s coastline and around 57% of Puducherry’s coast was eroding.

Source: The Hindu