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SIACHEN ISSUE

1. How Siachen dispute originated?
a. To safeguard the passage to Kashmir India needed a high post
b. Boundary of Jammu and Kashmir was not fully demarcated
c. To cut off Pak India land connection India occupied the glacier
d. None of them

2. Where Siachen glacier is located?
a. Karakoram
b Hindu Kush.
c. Pamir
d. Kohistan

3. What is the exact location of Siachen glacier on the map?
a. 38.5°N 86.0°E
b. 230°N 77.0°E
c. 35.5°N 77.0°E
d. 39,5°N 88.5°E

4. What is the height of Siachen glacier?
a. 5136 m
b. 5975 m
c. 5545 m
d. 5753 m

5. What is the length of Siachen glacier?
a. 75 km
b. 95 km
c. 35 km
d. 60 km

6. Between which two ranges does the Siachen glacier lie?
a. Karakoram and Hindukush
b. Karakorma and Pamir
c. Saitoro and Hindukush
d. Saitoro and Karakoram

7. Which disputed region the Siachen glacier is located in ?
a. Kashmir region
b. Kaghan
c. Takht-e-Sulaiman
d. Sakurdu

8. Which two countries claim the Siachen glacier?
a. Pakistan and India
b. India and China
c. China and Pakistan
d. None of these

9. What is the average temperature on Siachen glacier?
a. -40°c Celsius
b. -18°c Ceisius
c. -25° Celsius
d. -35° Celsius

10. What does the word Siachen means ironically?
a. Place of red lillies
b. Place of Wild roses
c. Place of red roses
d. Place of white swans

11. Which is the highest battle ground on earth?
a. Siachen glacier
b. Lhotse
c. Mt Logan
d. Monte Rosa

12. Since when Pakistan and India have been fighting at Siachen glacier?
a. 1981
b. 1986
c. 1984
d. 1983

13. When was the first agreement signed on Siachen glacier?
a. 1950
b. 1971
c. 1949
d. 1954

14. Although Pakistan post of Siachen glacier is much lower than Indian position then why its presence at that position poses a great threat to India?
a. Most of the supply is air lifted which makes it very expensive
b. Whole Indian supply line passes at a short distance from Pakistan Posts making ground route highly dangerous.
c. Both of them
d. None of them

15. Out of ten how many death on Siachen glacier are due to extreme of climate?
a. 6
b. 4
c. 8
d. 9

16. Which river gets water from glacier’s melting waters?
a. Ob river
b. Nubra river
c. Indus
d. Bias

17. Which operation was launched by India on Siachen glacier in 1984?
a. Operation Vsdhara
b. Operation Meghdoot
c. Operation Raman
d. Operation Ranta

18. How much area of Siachen out of total is controlled by India?
a. Only half
b. Three fourth
c. One third
d. Two third

19. Which area of the glacier is controlled by Pakistan?
a. Motorabie pass and Khardungla pass
b. Glacial valley and gyong La pass
c. Sia Laand Bilfond La
d. None of them

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