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Palk Strait: Quiz


Question 1: The Palk Strait is a strait that lies between the Tamil Nadu state of ________ and the island nation of Sri Lanka.
Lok SabhaIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementIndiaResearch and Analysis Wing

Question 2: It connects the Palk Bay to the northeast (and thence the ________) with the Gulf of Mannar to the south.
Bay of BengalPalk StraitIndian OceanArabian Sea

Question 3: The most recent study of the ________, as it is now called, was an environmental impact assessment and a technical feasibility study commissioned by the Tamil Nadu government in 2004.
KolachalIndiaAdam's BridgeSethusamudram Shipping Canal Project

Question 4: It is studded at its southern end with a chain of low islands and reef shoals that are collectively called Adam's Bridge (or the original name ________'s Bridge).

Question 5: The strait is named after Robert Palk, who was a governor of Madras Presidency (1755-1763) during the ________ period.
British RajBengal PresidencyBritish EmpireNorth Borneo

Question 6: This chain extends between ________ on Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and Talaimannar in Mannar in Sri Lanka.
DhanushkodiPamban IslandVaranasiIndia


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