Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Silent Valley National Park is located in Great Nicobar Island.
2.Ten Degree Channel separated Andaman and Nicobar Island.
3.Shopmen tribes are indigenous to Great Nicobar Island.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1: The statement is incorrect. There are two national parks and one biosphere reserves located in Great Nicobar Island. Campbell Bay National Park and Galathea National Park are two national parks present in Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve.

Statement 2: Ten Degree Channel separated Andaman and Nicobar Island.

Statement 3: Shopmen tribes are PVTGs indigenous to Great Nicobar Island.

Source: The Indian Express

 

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