Assertion (A): Depletion of forests causes a lot of danger.

Reason (R): Forests are vital for the quality of life and environment.


The depletion of the forest cover affects biodiversity which in turn th reatens people's lives. Shrinking of the forests causes wide-reaching problems like soil erosion , fewer crops, flooding , water cycle disruption, greenhouse gas emissions, changes in the climatic conditions, and loss of biodiversity.


  • A lot of danger is caused by the depletion of forests
  • Forests are essential for the quality of life and environment.  
  • To ensure sustainability of life and environmen t, forests play a key role.


  • Assertion is true .
  • Reason is true
  • And, reasoning is the correct explanation of assertion.

So, the correct answer is (a).


Go Ad-free
Davneet Singh's photo - Co-founder, Teachoo

Made by

Davneet Singh

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.