Q. Which of the following is an area of usage geo-textiles?
1.Road construction
2.Soil conservation
3.Protecting the terrain
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
  • A geo-textile is any permeable textile used to increase soil stability, provide erosion control, aid in drainage, and reinforce or protect the terrain. They usually come in three forms – woven, needle-punched and heat bonded.
  • Apart from road construction, geotextiles can be used for soil conservation, as erosion control blankets and so on.

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