Q. Who is the writer of the travelogue named Silk Road ?
Answer - Nick Middleton
Q. Which city/ town were the narrator leaving one day ?
Answer - Ravu
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Q. Where were the narrator and his friends heading towards ?
Answer - Mount Kailash
Q. Why were the narrator and his friends heading towards Mount Kailash ?
Answer - To complete kora
Q. What did Lhamo present to the narrator ?
Answer - Long-sleeved sheepskin coat
Q. How did he look in the long-sleeved sheepskin coat ?
Answer - He looked like drokba
Q. Who was his driver ?
Answer - Tsetan
Q. Who was the third person accompanying them ?
Answer - Daniel
Q. Which town did they get off while taking a short cut ?
Answer - Changtang
Q. What was the main hurdle / problem while moving towards Mount Kailash ?
Answer - Snow
Q. Which animals did they find on the way ?
Answer - Gazelles, ass, sheep and dogs
Q. Who stood guard of Nomads' dark tents ?
Answer - A huge black dog, a Tibetan mastiff
Q. Where were these dogs popular ?
Answer - In China's Imperial Courts as hunting dogs
Q. Which route was used in taking them as tribute from Tibet ?
Answer - Silk Road
Q. Which town did they reach which was situated on the shore of a lake ?
Answer - Hor
Q. Which lake is this ?
Answer - Manasarovar
Q. According to ancient Hindu and Buddhist cosmology, the lake is a source of the following rivers ......
Answer - The Indus, the Ganges, the Sutlej, the Brahamaputra
Q. Where had he had his lunch of noodles ?
Answer -Inside a long canvas tent part of a work-camp
Q. Where had Daniel returned to ?
Answer - Lhasa
Q. Where had the narrator taken tea and who served him tea ?
Answer - In Hor's only cafe and a Chinese youth in military uniform served him with tea.
Q. Where had he reached before kora ?
Answer - Darchen
Q. Whom did he meet in the Darchen's cafe ?
Answer - Norbu
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