SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    At which one of the following places do two important rivers of India originate while one of them flows towards north and merges with another important river flowing towards the Bay of Bengal, the other flows towards the Arabian Sea?

    A)  Amarkantak     

    B)         Mahabaleshwar

    C)  Badrinath        

    D)  Nashik

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The Amarkantak plateau is a part of the Maikal range from where two rivers namely Son and Narmada originate. While the Son River flows towards the north and joins the Ganga River 16 km upstream of Danapur in Patna district of Bihar, the Narmada River flows westward and joins the Arabian Sea in the Gulf of Khambhat.

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