India is separated from which of the following nations by the Palk Strait?

Options :
  1. Bangladesh
  2. Pakistan
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Maldives
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 3

Explanation:

The Palk Strait is a strait between the Tamil Nadu state of India and the Mannar district of the Northern Province of the island nation of Sri Lanka. It connects the Bay of Bengal in the northeast with the Palk Bay and thence with the Gulf of Mannar in the southwest. The strait is 33 to 50 miles (53 to 80 km) wide. Several rivers flow into it, including the Vaigai River of Tamil Nadu. The strait is named after Robert Palk, who was a governor of Madras Presidency (1755-1763) during the Company Raj period.

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