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The state of Assam is bounded by how many Indian states?
A) 5
B) 6
C) 7
D) 8

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Assam is a member of the seven sisters of our country. It is bounded by many states and countries which is located in the North-Eastern part of India and is famous for the production of Tea.

Complete answer:
Located in the North-Eastern part of India, Assam is situated along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys and is situated on the south of the eastern Himalayas. It covers an area of 78,438 sq. km (30,285 sq. mi). Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram together are called seven sisters. This state is bounded by Nagaland and Manipur in the east, Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh in the North, West Bengal in the west, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south. The official language is Assamese. Bengali is also spoken which became official in some places like Barak valley and Bodo. This state is well known for its sea and silk. The first state for oil drilling in Asia was Assam. It is a home for one-horned Indian rhinoceros and other animals like the wild water buffalo, hog, pygmy, tiger, various species of birds and the Asian elephant. This state receives more rainfall than most of the other states of India and attracts its wildlife tourism because of the Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park which are the World Heritage sites. It is bounded by the seven Indian states.

Thus, option (C) is correct.

Assam is connected to West Bengal through the Siliguri Corridor. It is a 22 km (14 mi) wide strip of land which connects the state with the rest of India. It comes under one of the most populous subdivisions of the world.