Q. With reference to “Parambikulam Tiger Reserve” consider the following statements:
1.It has the world’s largest and oldest teak tree.
2.It lies in the Sungam range of hills between the Anaimalai Hills and Nelliampathy Hills.
3.It is the home of indigenous Halam tribes..
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Parambikulam Tiger Reserve has the world’s largest and oldest teak tree named “Kannimara”. It lies in the Sungam range of hills between the Anaimalai Hills and Nelliampathy Hills.

Statement 3 is incorrect. It is the home of four different tribes of indigenous peoples including the Kadar, Malasar, Muduvar and Mala Malasar.

Source: ForumIAS

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