Saturday, September 5, 2009

The Khyber Pass (Questions and Answers)

Q.1: What is the Khyber Pass?

Ans: The Khyber Pass is the narrow mountain valley of about fifty kilometres. It connects Pakistan with Afghanistan.

Q.2: How long is it?

Ans: It is fifty kilometres long.

Q.3: Where do we go through this pass?

Ans: We go to Afghanistan and other countries beyond it through this pass.

Q.4: When did Aryans cross it?

Ans: Aryans crossed it about four thousand years ago.

Q.5: How many times did Mahmood Ghaznavi cross the Khyber Pass and why?

Ans: Sultan Mahmood Ghaznavi crossed the Khyber Pass seventeen times to attack South Asia.

Q.6: Has the Khyber Pass been used as trade route?

Ans: Yes the Khyber Pass has been used as trade route.

Q.7: What did camel caravans carry?

Ans: Camel caravans carried bales of cotton, silk and spices from India and China to Afghanistan and beyond. They brought mirrors, furs, skins and fruits from there for India and countries to the east.

Q.8: By what have the camel caravans been replaced?

Ans: The Camel caravans have been replaced by trains, Lories and trucks.

Q.9: Who lives in mountains of the Khyber Pass?

Ans: In the mountains of the Khyber Pass live the brave tribesmen of the frontier.

Q.10: Which is the highest place along the Pass?

Ans: The highest place along the pass is Landikotal.

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1 Responses to “The Khyber Pass (Questions and Answers)”

BLOOMS VEEZE said...
January 4, 2012 at 6:49 AM

I AM THANKFUL TO U FAIZAN BHATTI FOR POSTING THIS!!!


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