Q. With reference to “Etikoppaka Toys” consider the following statements::
1.These toys are usually made-up from Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC).
2.These toys are produced in Andhra Pradesh.
3.These toys have no sharp edges.
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

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. Etikoppaka toys are made of soft wood and lacquer color. The way of toy making is also known as turned wood lacquer craft.

Statement 2 and 3 are correct. Etikoppaka toys are made by artisans of Etikoppaka village located on the banks of Varaha River in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. These toys have no sharp edges. They are rounded on all sides and hence present little chance of injury to children.

Source: ForumIAS