SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. National Highway No. 7 is the longest among India's National Highways
    2. Nagpur, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Chennai and Kanyakumari fall on the National Highway No.7
    3. Gwalior falls on the National Highway No. 2 and 3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 only 

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  2 and 3

    D)  1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The longest National Highway is the NH 7 which is from Varanasi to Kanyakumari passing through Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu covering a distance of 4,572 km (2,841 mi), as of Sep 2011 as per National Highways Authority of India. The shortest National Highway is the NH 47A (5.9 km (3.7 mi), which connects Kundanoor Junction of maradu in Kochi city to the Kochi port at Willingdon Island. India has the distinction of having the world's highest drivable highway connecting Manali to Leh in Ladakh, Kashmir.

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