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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Facts about India- Selected 100 Questions


1. The river that originates from Aravalli hills near Ajmer in Rajasthan: 
Luni 

2. In which state are Ajanta and Ellora Caves? 
Maharashtra 

3. Where is Taj Mahal? 
Agra 

4. Which dynasty constructed the Mahabalipuram Monuments in Tamil Nadu ? 
Pallavas

5. In which state is Manas Wild Life Sanctuary ? 
Assam 

6. Churches and Convents of Goa were built during the colonial rule of the: 
Portuguese 

7. Great Himalaya ranges are also known as:
Himadri

8. Lesser Himalayas is also known as: 
Himachal 

9. Outer Himalaya ranges are known as: 
Shiwalik 

10. The oldest mountain ranges in India: 
Aravallis 

11. The highest peak in Aravallis: 
Guru Shikhar 

12. Hemavati, Amaravati, Bhavani, Kabani, Noyal are the important tributaries of: 
Kaveri

13. Mandovi is an important river in the state of: 
Goa 

14. The youngest mountain ranges in India: 
Himalayas 

15. The river flows between Vindhya and Satpura: 
Narmada 

16. Ken is a tributary of which river?
Yamuna 

17. The mountain range that separates North India and South India: 
Vindhyas 

18. The Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats meet at: 
Nilgiri 

19. In which state Khasi and Garo Hills are situated?
Meghalaya 

20. In which part of India, Patkai ranges situated? 
Eastern 

21. In which state is Lushai Hills? 
Mizoram 

22. The name Mount Everest was given by: 
Andrew Waugh 

23. Everest was named after Sir George Everest who was the ....... of India. 
Surveyor General 

24. The highest peak in India as per the records of the govt of India. 
Godwin Austin

25. The highest peak in undisputed Indian territory is Kanchenjunga(8598m). It is in the state of: 
Sikkim 

26. Where is Godwin Austin (K2 0 or Qagir) is now situated? 
Pak occupied Kashmir 

27. The height of Godwin Austin is ...... m.
 8611 

28. The river that covers the longest distance in India:
Ganga 

29. In Nepal, Everest is known as: 
Sagarmatha 

30. What is known as Chomolungma in Tibet? 
Everest

31. What is the height of Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world: 
8848m 

32. Everest was identified as the highest peak in the world by:
Radhanath Sikthar 

33. Ganga originates in:
Gangotri

34. Ganga flows through the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and.......: 
West Bengal 

35. Ganga drains into: 
Bay of Bengal 

36. The headstreams of Ganga are Bhagirathi and: 
Alakananda 

37. Ganga and Yamuna meet at: 
Allahabad 

38. The place of Triveni Sangamam where Ganga, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswathy meet:
Allahabad

39. The largest tributary of Ganga: 
Yamuna 

40. Ganga covers the longest distance in the state of: 
Uttar Pradesh 

41. Beyond the Farakka, Ganga is known as: 
Padma 

42. Name the legendary character who is believed to have brought Ganga to Earth: 
Bhagiratha 

43. The distributary of Ganga flows through West Bengal: 
Bhagirathi 

44. After joining Jalangi, Bhagirathi is known as: 
Hoogly 

45. Rabindra Setu, Vidhyasagar Setu, and Vivekananda Setu are built across: 
Hoogly 

46. On the banks of which river is Kolkata? 
Hoogly 

47. In which state is Farakka barrage? 
West Bengal 

48. Farrakka barrage is built across: 
Ganga

49. The Farrakka barrage is built to protect the ...... port. 
Kolkata 

50. The Mahatma Gandhi Setu, the longest river bridge in India is built across: 
Ganga 

51. Which is the largest delta in the world ? 
Ganga-Brahmaputra 

52. The river island Majuli is in: 
Brahmaputra 

53. Which river was known as Vitasta in ancient times? 
Jhelum 

54. Which river was known an Aksini in ancient times? 
Chenab 

55. Parushni was the ancient name of:
Ravi 

56. The ancient name of Beas:
Vipas 

57. Which river was known as Satadru? 
Sutlej 

58. Which river is known as ‘Red River’ in India? 
Brahmaputra 

59. Which river is known as ‘Sorrow of Bihar’? 
Kosi

60. Which river is known as ‘Sorrow of Assam’? 
Brahmaputra 

61. Meghna is a distributary of: 
Brahmaputra

62. The river that originates in the northern slopes of Kailas range in India near the Mansarovar lake: 
Indus

63. The longest tributary of Indus, flowing through India:
Sutlej 

64. Which river is known as Siang, Dihang in Arunachal Pradesh? 
Brahmaputra 

65. The river that was declared as the national river of India: 
Ganga

66. Yamuna was known as ...... in Puranas: 
Kalindi 

67. Betwa is a tributary of which river? 
Yamuna 

68. Which river in India has the greatest flow of water? 
Brahmaputra 

69. Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej are the tributaries of: 
Indus 

70. The longest west flowing river in India: 
Narmada 

71. The Yamuna originates from Yamunotri in the state of: 
Uttarakhand 

72. Which is known as Tsangpo in Tibet? 
Brahmaputra 

73. Which river is known as the ‘life line of Sikkim’? 
Tista 

74. The largest river basin in India: 
Ganga 

75. The speediest river in India: 
Tista

76. The second longest river in India: 
Godavari 

77. Tungabhadra, Bhima, Malaprabha, Koyna, Musi are the important tributaries of: 
Krishna 

78. Which river is known as ‘Sorrow of Orissa’? 
Mahanadi 

79. Taj Mahal is on the banks of which river?
Yamuna 

80. In which state Mahanadi originates? 
Chhatisgarh

81. The longest river in South India: 
Godavari 

82. The river that originates from Brahmagiri Hills in Coorg district of Karnataka: 
Kaveri 

83. The river which originates from Triambak Hills in Nasik district in Maharashtra: 
Godavari 

84. Which river is known as ‘Vridha Ganga’? 
Godavari 

85. Which river is known as ‘Dakshina Ganga’? 
Kaveri 

86. The second longest west flowing river in India: 
Tapti 

87. The river that originates from the Amarkantak hills in Madhya Pradesh: 
Narmada 

88. The longest rift valley river in India: 
Narmada 

89. Which river originates from Mahabaleshwar hills in Maharashtra? 
Krishna 

90. Which river originates from Betul district in Madhya Pradesh? 
Tapti 

91. Which Indian river is known as salt river? 
Luni 

92. The longest river in Indian peninsula: 
Godavari 

93. Which river is known as the twin or handmaid of Narmada? 
Tapti 

94. Which river finally lost in the marshy grounds of Rann of Kuchchh? 
Luni 

95. Tapti, Narmada, Mahi and Sabarmati drains into: 
Gulf of Cambay 

96. Khajuraho Temples are in Madhya Pradesh. These were built by the dynasty: 
Chandellas

97. Indravati, Manjira,Veinganga, Sabari,Purna are the important tributaries of: 
Godavari 

98. Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh was built by ...... as his capital. 
Akbar 

99. Brihadiswara Temple at Thanjavur is also known as Rajarajeswara temple. It was built by: 
Cholas 

100.Nandadevi National Park is in: 
Uttarakhand

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