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Which of the following is the oldest and deepest lake of the world ?
1. Lake Baikal
2. Lake Huron
3. Victoria Lake
4. Lake Winnipeg

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Lake Baikal

The correct answer is Lake Baikal.

  • Lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest freshwater lake in the world.
  • Lake Baikal is the 7th largest lake in the world by surface area.
  • It is a rift lake in southern Siberia, Russia.
  • Lake Baikal is between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast.
  • Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake by volume in the world.
  • It is containing 22 to 23 percent of the world's fresh surface water.

  • Lake Huron is one of the 5 Great Lakes of North America
  • Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes and in the reports of the explorer John Hanning Speke, the lake was renamed after Queen Victoria.
  • Lake Winnipeg is Canada's 6th largest freshwater lake.
  • Wular Lake is known as Baikal of India.

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