. Near forests, the population growth is directly proportional to

(a)          afforestation.

(b)          deforestation.

(c)           floods.

(d)          droughts.

Best Answer

(b) deforestation.

Explanation. As the rate of population increases, deforestation also increases simultaneously. Forests are the major source of wood and to meet the requirement of the population, the forests are cleared. Also, deforestation leads to increase in the surface area for the construction purpose.

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