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Which of the following is correctly matched:

I. Indus - Gangothri

II. Brahmaputra - Lake Manasarovar

III. Godavari - Bettul

IV. Mahanadi - Agasthiyar Hills


1. I
2. II
3. III
4. IV

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : II

The correct answer is II.

  • Among the options, only Brahmaputra - Lake Manasarovar is a correctly matched pair.

 

  • The Brahmaputra is one of the major rivers in the Himalayan river system.
    • It originates from the Chemayundung glacier near Manasarover lake in Tibet.
    • The Brahmaputra is also called the "Red River".
    • National Waterway 2 (NW2) is on the Brahmaputra river.
    • In Bangladesh, Brahmaputra is known by the name Jamuna.
    • The Yarlung Tsangpo is the Tibetan name for the upper course of Brahmaputra.
    • In Arunachal Pradesh, Brahmaputra is known by the name Dihang.
    • Most of its course lies outside India.
    • It flows through countries such as India, China, and Bangladesh.
    • The major tributaries of the Brahmaputra river are Tista, Lohit, Subansiri etc.
    • The Brahmaputra is the Indian river that occupies the maximum volume of water.
    • The river Brahmaputra empties into the Bay of Bengal.

 

  • Ganga river originates from the Gangotri glacier of Uttarakhand.
  • Mahanadi river originates from the Maikakla range in Chhattisgarh.
  • Godavari river originates from Triambakeshwar in Maharashtra.

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