Annual precipitation in india - Water Resources

Q.  Which of the following statement / s is / are correct?

1) The annual precipitation including snowfall, which is the main source of water in the country, is estimated to be of the order of 4000 BCM.

2) The resource potential of the country, which occurs as natural run off in the rivers is about 1869 BCM, considering both surface and ground water as one system.

- Published on 06 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Both 1 and 2
Out of the 4000 BCM, the estimated precipitation during monsoon season (June to September) is of the order of 3000 BCM. India has 4% of water resources of the world.

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