Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Presence of gharials in water signifies a low water quality of rivers.
2.Gangetic gharial is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red Data List..
Select the correct statement using the code given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are incorrect.  Population of Gharials are a good indicator of clean river water. Gangetic gharials are Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List.

Source: The Hindu