Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Coastal Erosion refers to the long-term removal of sediment and rocks along the coastline due the action of sea-waves, currents, tides and other impacts of storms.
2.Kerala is the worst affected State by coastal erosion in India.
3.The reason behind coastal erosion is only natural and not anthropogenic.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Coastal Erosion refers to the long-term removal of sediment and rocks along the coastline due the action of sea-waves, currents, tides and other impacts of storms. Kerala is the worst affected State by coastal erosion in India.

Statement 3 is incorrect. Both natural and anthropogenic causes are responsible for coastal erosion.

Source: ForumIAS