Q. Which of the following statement is NOT correct about Andaman & Nicobar Islands?

[A] Eight Degree Channel separates Little Andaman from South Andaman.

[B] Ten Degree Channel separates Great Andaman group from Nicobar group.

[C] Saddle peak in North Andaman is the highest peak.

[D] Andaman Islands are divided into three main islands i.e. North, Middle and South.

Answer: A
Notes:

The Andaman Islands are divided into three main islands i.e. North, Middle and South. Duncan passage separates Little Andaman from South Andaman.  

  • The Great Andaman group of islands in the north is separated by the Ten Degree Channel from the Nicobar group in the south. Among the Nicobar Islands, the Great Nicobar is the largest.  
  • It is the southernmost island and is very close to Sumatra island of Indonesia. The Car Nicobar is the northernmost.  
  • Some of the islands are fringed with coral reefs. Many of them are covered with thick forests.  
  • Most of the islands are mountainous. Saddle peak (737 m) in North Andaman is the highest peak. 

Source: NCERT – XI India Physical Environment