Consider the following islands, which were recently making news:

  1. Spratly islands
  2. Paracel islands
  3. Danger Island

Which of the above islands is/are located in South China Sea?

Answer: [A] Only 1 & 2

Danger Island is the westernmost and the southernmost island of the Great Chagos Bank, which is the world's largest coral atoll structure, located in the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Spratly islands and Paracel islands were in news after claims were made that China has placed military assets in the Islands.

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