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On the basis of your comprehension of the text fill in the following table. - English Core

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On the basis of your comprehension of the text fill in the following table.

(a) Importance of rocks

Aesthetic importance :

(a) 

(b) 

(c) 

Ecological importance:

(a) 

(b) 

(c) 

(b) Threats to the geological heritage.

Causes

(i) .....................................................................................

(ii) ......................................................................................

Effects

(i) .....................................................................................

(ii) ......................................................................................

(c) The hope

(i) The efforts of 'Society to Save Rocks' led to ..........

(i.i) Challenge to the efforts of Society to Save Rocks' comes in  the form of ...........

(ii) Individuals have made efforts to preserve the heritage by ...........................

 

 

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Solution

(a) Importance of rocks
Aesthetic importance :
(a) True heritage of Hyderabad
{b) Fascinating shapes
(c) Mind-capturing

Ecological importance :
(a) Helpful in formation of lakes and ponds
{b) Create natural drainage system of the area
(c) Preserve and nurture bio-diversity and ecological balance

(b) Threats to the geological heritage.
Causes
1. Expansion of cities
2 Illegal and indiscriminate quarrying

Effects
1. Depletion of green cover. flora and fauna.
2. Depletion of underground water table.

(c) The hope

(i) The efforts of 'Society to Save Rocks' led to ..........
the addition of nine rock formations in Regulation No. 13 of Hyderabad Urban Development Authonty for  the protection of Heritage Buildings Precincts.

(i.i) Challenge to the efforts of Society to Save Rocks' comes in  the form of ...........
indifference and apathy of government to conserve rocks as well as conflict between development and
protection in the city

(ii) Individuals have made efforts to preserve the heritage by ...........................
integrating rocks by the side of their houses into the structures of their homes and interiors.

Concept: Reading Skill (Textual)
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