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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Bhutan is the most appropriate place to visit if one is seeking peace, one's youth and discovery. October-November is the right time to pay a visit to this beautiful place. Its blue skies, magnificent snow views, crisp mountain air and remarkably well preserved centres of Buddhist culture are worth enjoying.
Thimpu is the capital of Bhutan. It is spread along a willow lined river, Wang Chhu. All the buildings here are built in the traditional style and adorned with beautiful paintings. Thimpu has no traffic lights, something we Indians are not used to. Traffic is directed by policeman, standing on highly decorated boxes. They use exaggerated, but elegant gestures to guide it. The main street, Norzim Lam, leads to the town centre and the clock tower with its adjoining hotels, shops and restaurants. Here, there are many places worth seeing. One can visit Telecom Tower situated at a height of 8,807 ft. On your way down you can stop at the mini zoo, where you can see goat-antelope, known as Takin. It is Bhutan's national animal. According to legend, this large and certainly strangelooking animal was created by the 15th century saint, Lame Drukpa Kunley to prove his magical prowess.
In Thimpu, National Memorial Chorten is the most public religious place in the country. This white-domed building with its golden spires was built in 1974 in memory of the third king. Trashi Chhoe Dzong is the seat of the government as well as religious order. Built in the thirteenth century, it was renovated in 1962 when Thimpu became the capital. Here, Archery is a favoured sport, which can be witnessed on weekends. Thimpu is the base for several walks into the stunning countryside. Indian nationals do not need visas to travel to Bhutan.
Which of the following statements is true?

A Saint Lame Drukpa Kunley proved his knowledge of magic by creating the Takin in the fifteenth century.
B The white-domed, most private religious place in the country is known as National Memorial Chorten, in Thimpu.
C The national animal of Bhutan is the tiger.
D All of these

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