Question

The Islands group that lies closest to the equator in India are ____________.

A

Lakshadweep.

B

Andaman and Nicobar.

C

New Moore Island.

D

Diu.

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Solution

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B

Andaman and Nicobar.

  • Places near the Equator experience almost equal duration of day and night as the ... coast of India are two — Pondicherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ... The island groups of India lying in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
  • Andaman & Nicobar Islands are basically volcanic in nature and recognised as the extensions of Himalayas which emerged higher from the Bay of Bengal.
  • These islands lie close to equator and experience equatorial climate and has thick forest cover.

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