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What do we call a narrow channel of the sea which separates two land masses?  

(a) Strait 

(b) Gulf  

(c) Peninsula 

(d) Delta



So, the correct answer is A) Strait

Explanation :

 A  narrow channel of sea which  separates two land masses is called Strait.


Let’s discuss other options :

a)Strait : It is a narrow channel of sea which  separates two land masses. So, this is correct.

b)Gulf : It is a  part of an ocean or sea extending into the land. So,this is incorrect.

c) Peninsula : It is an area of land mostly surrounded by water but connected to a larger piece of land. So, this is

d)Delta : It is an area of flat land shaped like a triangle where a river divides into smaller rivers as it goes into the sea. So, this is incorrect.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 13 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.