Which one of the following human activities has contributed most to land degradation?

(a) Deforestation

(b) Overgrazing

(c) Mining

(d) Over-irrigation


So, the correct answer is (a) - Deforestation


  • Deforestation is the purposeful clearing of forested land.
  • Human activities like deforestation have significantly led to land degradation.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.