Passes in India - GS questions based on daily current affairs

1)   Which of the following are Border Personnel Meeting between India and China?

1. Chushul
2. Nathu La
3. Bum La Pass
4. Lipulekh Pass
5. Shipkila

a. 2,3,4
b. 2,3,4,5
c. 1,2,4,5
d. 1,2,3,4
e. All the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 1,2,3,4

The four BPM are: Chushul in Ladakh, Nathu La in Sikkim, Bum La Pass in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand close to Qiang.

2)   Which of the following are open trading border posts between China and India?

1. Lipulekh
2. Aghil Pass
3. Imis La
4. Nathu La
5. Dihang Pass
6. Shipkila

a. 1,4,5,6
b. 4,5,6
c. 1,4,6
d. 1,2,4,6
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 1,4,6

Nathu La is one of the second open trading border posts between China and India; the next is Shipkila in Himachal Pradesh and Lipulekh (or Lipulech) in Nepal is also an other way.

3)   Consider the following statements

1. MoU was signed between India and china for opening of Lipulekh pass for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
2. Earlier pilgrims were using Nathula Pass in Sikkim.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both
d. None
Answer  Explanation 


The new motorable route via Nathula on the India-China border from east Sikkim to Shigatse, the second biggest city in Tibet, was added after a memorandum of understanding was signed between the two countries during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's state visit to Beijing in September 2014.

4)   Match the pairs of passes with the Respective States

1. Banihal Pass ------------------------- i.Uttarakhand
2. Nathu La Pass ----------------------- ii. Arunachal Pradesh
3. Sin La Pass --------------------------- iii. Himachal Pradesh
4. Sela Pass ------------------------------ iv. Kashmir
5. Lamkhaga Pass --------------------- v. Sikkim

a. 1-ii, 2-v, 3-i, 4-iii, 5-iv
b. 1-v, 2-iv, 3-ii, 4-i, 5-iii
c. 1-iv, 2-v, 3-i, 4-ii, 5-iii
d. 1-ii, 2-i, 3-iv, 4-iii, 5-v
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 1-iv, 2-v, 3-i, 4-ii, 5-iii

No explanation is available for this question!