Q. With reference to Maldives consider the following statements:
1.It is an archipelagic state in South Asia in the Indian Ocean.
2.Myanmar borders Maldives in the south-west.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Statement 1 is correct. Maldives is an archipelagic state in South Asia in the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India and has a tropical monsoon climate. It also has the lowest elevation of any country in the world.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Myanmar does not border Maldives.

Source: ForumIAS