New Britain and New Ireland are parts of

(A) USA
(B) Canada
(C) Australia
(D) Papua New Guinea

Correct Answer : Papua New Guinea
Question Asked : SSC Section Officer (Audit) Exam 2003
Explanation : Papua New Guinea is in the South Pacific and lies directly north of Australia. To the north east of mainland Papua New Guinea lies the mysterious and beautiful New Ireland Province. New Ireland is the long narrow Island north of New Britain and the province also includes a number of islands off the north west end, the largest being New Hanover. To the East lie a further string of islands including Lihir, one of the world’s largest gold mines.
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