UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2016

  • question_answer
    Consider the following pairs
    Community sometimes mentioned  in the news In the affairs of
    1. Kurd Bangladesh
    2. Madhesi Nepal
    3. Rohingya Myanmar
    Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

    A)  1 and 2

    B)  Only 2   

    C)  2 and 3

    D)         Only 3

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Exp. [c] The Kurds are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of Eastern and South- Eastern Turkey, Western Iran, Northern Iraq and Northen Syria. The Kurds are culturally and linguistically closely related to the Iranian peoples. The Madhesi are an indigenous ethnic group of Nepalese people who are natives of the Madhesh plains of Southern Nepal in Terai belt of South Asia. The Rohingya people are Muslim Indo-Aryan people from the Rakhine state, Myanmar.

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