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In which of the following states is the Corbett National Park located? 
1. Uttarakhand 
2. Tripura 
3. West Bengal 
4. Gujarat 

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Uttarakhand 

The correct answer is Uttarakhand.

  • The Jim Corbett National Park, which is a part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, a Project Tiger Reserve lies in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand.
  • On 8th August 1936, India’s first national park was established as Hailey National Park.
    • It was named after the then Governor of the United Provinces, British India, Sir Malcolm Hailey.
  • It is also Asia’s first national park.
  • It was renamed Ramganga National Park in 1954-55 and again renamed Corbett National Park in 1955-56.
  • When the Government of India launched Project Tiger in 1973, the park became a part of this project.

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NATIONAL PARK

Tripura 

Clouded Leopard NP, Bison (Rajbari) NP.

Uttarkhand

Gangotri NP, Jim Corbett NP, Nanda Devi NP, Rajaji NP, Valley of Flowers NP.

West Bengal

Buxa NP, Gorumara NP, Jaldapara NP, Singalila NP, Sunderban NP.

Gujarat

Blackbuck NP, Velavadar, Gir Forest NP, Marine NP, Gulf of Kutch.

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