Q. With reference to the Uru Boats consider the following statements:
1.They are purely made of premium wood without using any modern techniques.
2.They are a symbol of Kerala’s trade relations and friendship with the Gulf countries.
3.It has received a Geographical Indication (GI) status.
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:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Uru Boat is purely made of premium wood without using any modern techniques. They are a symbol of Kerala’s trade relations and friendship with the Gulf countries.

Statement 3 is incorrect. The District Tourism Promotion Council, Kozhikode has applied for a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Beypore Uru (boat). It has not yet received.

Source: The Hindu