Q. Consider the following statements with reference to Western Ghats:
1.Western Ghats are a discontinuous range of mountains along India’s western coast.
2.The Western Ghats is one of four global biodiversity hotspots in India.
3.Western Ghats meet the Eastern Ghats at the Nilgiri mountains.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. The Western Ghats continuous and can be crossed through passes only.

Statement 2 and 3 are correct. The Western Ghats is one of four global biodiversity hotspots in India. Western Ghats meet the Eastern Ghats at the Nilgiri mountains.

Source: ForumIAS