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Indian Geography GK (Page-1)

Indian Geography GK
Current Affairs January 1, 2019
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Q.1 Which of the following groups of rivers originate from the Himachal mountains?
Correct Answer - D Beas, Ravi and Chenab
The Beas originates near the Rohtang Pass, at a height of 4,062 m above sea level, on the southern end of the Pir Panjal Range, close to the source of the Ravi. The Ravi has its source in Kullu hills near the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh. The Chenab originates from near the Bara Lacha Pass in the Lahul-Spiti part of the Zaskar Range.
Q.2 The south-west monsoon contributes ____ of the total rain in India.
South West monsoon is the rain bearing seasonal winds that flow from Arabian Sea to the main land of India from the South-West direction. They start to cross India around May, and as per Indian Meteorological Department, the official monsoon season is between June to September.
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