Consider the following statements:

  1. Majority of rivers in India have open basins
  2. Majority of rivers in India drain in Bay of Bengal

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

 A drainage basin is considered to be an open basin because water can be added or lost from a drainage basin.Almost all the rivers in India form open basin with maximum run of in Bay of Bengal.

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