Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Colombia covers the largest area of Amazon Forest.
2.There has been 10% decline in the tropical rainforest of Amazon in the past four decades.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. Brazil covers the largest area of Amazon Forest almost 60%. Statement 2 is correct. There has been 10% decline in the tropical rainforest of Amazon in the past four decades.

Source: The Hindu