If you travel by road from Kohima to Kottayam, what is the minimum number of States within India through which you can travel, including the origin and the destination?

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2017 Prelims]

(a) 6

(b) 7

(c) 8

(d) 9


Answer: (b)

Explanation:

To travel by road from Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, to Kottayam in Kerala, you would have to cross several states in India. These include Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, and Andhra Pradesh, and then either Tamil Nadu or Karnataka before finally reaching Kottayam. Therefore, the minimum number of states you would have to travel through, including the origin and destination, is seven.

Therefore, option (b) is the correct answer.

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