Q. With reference to the Kolleru lake consider the following statements:
1.It is the largest freshwater lake of India and the largest shallow freshwater lake in Asia.
2.It is located between the deltas of Krishna and Godavari rivers.
3.It is located in Kerala.
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: A
Notes:

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Kolleru lake is the largest freshwater lake of India and the largest shallow freshwater lake in Asia. It is located between the deltas of Krishna and Godavari rivers. The lake was notified as a wildlife sanctuary in November 1999 under India’s Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, and designated a wetland of international importance in November 2002 under the international Ramsar Convention.

Statement 3 is incorrect. It is located in Andhra Pradesh.

Source: The Hindu