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11 Duncan Passage is situated between :
A Minicoy and Amindiv
B Minicoy and Maldive
C Little Andaman and Car Nicobar
D South Andaman and Little Andaman

Answer: Option [D]

Duncan Passage is situated between South Andaman and Little Andaman. Duncan Passage is a strait in the Bay of Bengal. It is about 48 km (30 mi) wide; it separates Rutland Island (part of Great Andaman and South Andaman administrative division) to the north, and Little Andaman to the south. West of Duncan Passage is the Bay of Bengal; east is the Andaman Sea.

12 Ten Degree Channel is between :
A Dover and Calais
B Alaska and Russia
C Little Andaman and Car Nicobar
D North Korea and South Korea

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Little Andaman and Car Nicobar. The Ten Degree Channel is a channel that separates the Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands from each other in the Bay of Bengal. The two sets of islands together form the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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13 ‘Indian Standard Meridian’ passes through four states. Among them two are UP and MP. The other two states are :
A AP and Karnataka
B AP and Tamil Nadu
C Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
D Orissa and AP

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Orissa and AP.

14 The Lakshadweep islands are situated in :
A Indian Ocean
B Arabian Sea
C Bay of Bengal
D None of these

Answer: Option [B]

The Lakshadweep islands are situated in the Arabian sea. The island is located in off coast of the Kerala state. Lakshadweep is the island group of India that has coral origin. These are coral islands located off the coast of the God’s own country Kerala. They are considered as kind of coral reefs that are known as Atolls which is circular or horse-shoe shaped reefs.

15 Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Islands ?
A Sri Lanka
B Myanmar
C Indonesia
D Pakistan

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Myanmar. Myanmar is the nearest mainland and foreign country from Andaman. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, one of the seven union territories of India, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.

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