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Which among the following statements about Satpura Range is/are correct?

1. Mountain Range Satpura and Vindhya Found in the Eastern part of India.

2. The range, the name of which means “Seven Folds,” forms the watershed between the Narmada (north) and Tapti (south) rivers.

3. If peaks more than 4,000 feet (1,200 meters) high, the Satpura Range includes the Mahadeo Hills to the north, the Maikala Range to the east, and the Rajpipla Hills to the west.


1. 2 only
2. 1 and 3
3. 2 and 3
4. 1 only

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 2 and 3

The correct answer is 2 and 3.

  • Mountain Range Satpura and Vindhya are found in the Central Western part of India. Hence statement 1 is incorrect.
  • The range, the name of which means “Seven Folds,” forms the watershed between the Narmada (north) and Tapti (south) rivers. Hence statement 2 is correct.
  • With peaks more than 4,000 feet (1,200 meters) high, the Satpura Range comprises the Mahadeo Hills to the north, the Maikala Range to the east, and the Rajpipla Hills to the west. Hence statement 3 is correct.

  • The Satpura Range is an elaboration of hills in central India.
  • The range rises in eastern Gujarat state from east through the extent of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to the east till Chhattisgarh.
  • The range parallels the Vindhya Range to the north, and these two east-west ranges split the Indian Subcontinent into the Indo-Gangetic plain of northern India and the Deccan Plateau of the south.
  • The Narmada River procreate from the north-eastern end of Satpura in Amarkantak, and runs in the depression amongst the Satpura and Vindhya ranges, draining the northern slope of the Satpura range, running west towards the Arabian Sea.

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