Q. With reference to Manthan Platform, consider the following statements;
1.Damage to the cornea is one of the leading causes of blindness across the world.
2.The cornea is the innermost layer at the back of the eye.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] .2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: Damage to the cornea is one of the leading causes of blindness across the world leaving approximately 12.7 million people blind.

Statement 2 is incorrect: The cornea is the clear outer layer at the front of the eye. The cornea helps the eye to focus light so that one can see clearly.

Source: Indian Express