Consider the following statements about Krishna-Godavari (KG) Basin:

  1. KG-Basin is the largest river basin in India.
  2. The basin is home to Olive Ridley turtles.
  3. KG inland and offshore basins have good prospects of tight oil and tight gas reserves.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2 & 3

First statement is incorrect because the largest river basin in India is the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna, with catchment area of about 11.0 lakh km2. Second and third are correct observations.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module