Q. The famous Living root bridges are located in which of the following state?

[A] Meghalaya

[B] Andhra Pradesh

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Himachal Pradesh

Answer: A

Explanation: Living root bridges are Ficus elastica-based suspension bridges within dense tropical rainforests of Meghalaya.

  • Ficus elastica – a tree that grows abundantly in the subtropical terrain of Meghalaya.
  • Ranging in span from 15 feet to 250 feet, these bridges are grown by indigenous Khasi tribes over a time period of 15 to 30 years, and last for several centuries.