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Question 1: [14] ________ briefly mentions the Andamans (calling them by the name "Angamanain"), although it is doubtful that he visited the islands himself because he also claimed that the human inhabitants had dogs' heads.
Silk RoadMarco PoloMongol EmpireNiccolò and Maffeo Polo

Question 2: In 1824 Port Cornwallis was the rendezvous of the fleet carrying the army to the ________.
BagyidawMaha BandulaBurmaFirst Anglo-Burmese War

Question 3:
What is the native name for Andaman Islands
Sagar Island
Andaman Islands
Thousand Islands
Territory of the Cocos, Islands

Question 4:
What is the total population of Andaman Islands?

Question 5: In 1789 the government of ________ established a penal colony on Chatham Island in the southeast bay of Great Andaman, now known as Port Blair (after the British Army officer Col.
BengalBangladeshIndiaWest Bengal

Question 6: The Andaman islands were later occupied by ________ during World War II.
CambodiaUnited KingdomJapanCanada

Question 7: A theory that became prevalent in the late nineteenth century, and has since gained momentum, is that the name of the islands derives from the Sanskrit language, by way of Malay, and refers to the deity, ________.

Question 8: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyrightCopyright infringementPublic domain

Question 9: The airport is under control of the ________, so night flights are not allowed.
Lok SabhaResearch and Analysis WingIndian Air ForceIndian Peace Keeping Force

Question 10: [3] Genetic analysis indicates that male Onges and Jarawas almost exclusively belong to Haplotype D, which is also found in Tibet and ________, but is rare on the Indian mainland and elsewhere in Asia.
JapanCambodiaCanadaUnited Kingdom


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