List of Important Rivers in India with their Origin and Length

List of Important Rivers in India:  In this article, we have provided you the list of all important rivers in India with their origin and length. This section from Indian Geography plays very crucial role in Defence examination as at least one question is asked from this section, hence having good knowledge about this topic is must.

List of Important Rivers in India

Following list shows the names of rivers in India with their lengths, origins and tributaries.

S.No. Rivers Origin Length (km) End
1. Ganga Gangotri Glacier (Bhagirathi), Uttarakhand 2,525 Bay of Bengal
2. Yamuna Yamunotri Glacier, Uttarakhand 1,376 Merges with Ganga at Allahabad (Triveni Sangam – Kumbh Mela spot
3. Brahmaputra Himalayan Glacier in Tibet, but enters India in Arunachal Pradesh 1,800 Merges with Ganga and ends in Bay of Bengal
4. Chambal Tributary of Yamuna river, starting at Madhya Pradesh 960 Joins Yamuna river in UP
5. Son Tributary of Ganga, starting at Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh 784 Joins Ganga just above Patna – also considered part of Vindhya river system
6. Gandak Nepal; Ganges tributary at Indo-Nepal border (Triveni Sangam) 630 Joins Ganga near Patna
7. Kosi Starts from Bihar near Indo-Nepal border 720 Joins Ganga near Katihar district of Bihar
8. Betwa Tributary of Yamuna, rises at Vindhya region, MP 590 Joins Yamuna at Hamirpur in UP
9. Gomti Tributary of Ganga, starting at Gomat Taal, UP 900 Joins Ganga in Varanasi district
10. Ghaghara Himalayan Glacier in Tibet, tributary of Ganga 1080 Joins Ganga in Bihar
11. Hugli (Hooghly) Tributary of Ganga near West Bengal 260 Merges with Ganga at Bay of Bengal
12. Damodar Tributary of Hugli near Chandwara, Jharkhand 592 Merges with Hugli in West Bengal
13. Mahananda Paglajhora falls, Darjeeling, West Bengal 360 Merge in Ganga
14. Alaknanda Satopanth & Bhagirathi-Kharak glacier 190 Merge in Ganga, Devprayag, Uttarakhand
15. Bhagirathi Gaumukh, Uttarakhand 205 Merge in Ganga, Devprayag, Uttarakhand
16. Indus Originates in Tibetan plateau, Enters India in J&K 3180 Merges into Arabian sea near Sindh
17. Chenab Upper Himalayas in the Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh 960 Merges with Indus
18. Jhelum Tributary of Chenab river, Punjab 725 Merges with Chenab at Jhang (Pakistan)
19. Ravi Starts from Bara Bhangal, Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh 720 Joins Chenab in Pakistan
20. Sutlej Tributary of Indus river, originates at Rakshastal, Tibet 1500 Meets Beas river in Pakistan and ends at Arabian sea
21. Beas Rises at Himalayas in central Himachal Pradesh 470 Joins Sutlej river in Punjab, India
22. Parbati Mantalai Glacier near Pin Prabati Pass Mixes with Beas River at Bhuntar, near Kullu of Himachal Pradesh
23. Suru Panzella Glacier, Pensi La Pass, Kargil 185 Indus, Nurla, Skardu, Pakistan
24. Dras Machoi Glacier, Zoji La, ear Sonamarg, Jammu & Kashmir 86 Suru River at Kharul, Kargil
25. Zanskar Doda River (First Branch), Kargyag and Tsarap River (Second Branch) Indus River near Nimmu in Ladakh
26. Tsarap Pankpo La, Sarchu 182 Zanskar River, Padum, Kargil
27. Doda Drang-Drung Glacier, Pensi La 79 Zanskar River, Padum, Kargil
28. Kaveri Talakaveri in Western Ghats in Karnataka 765 Ends in Bay of Bengal
29. Krishna Originates in the Western Ghats near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra 1400 Ends in Bay of Bengal near Andhra Pradesh
30. Godavari Starts in Maharashtra and passes through 7 Indian states 1465 Empties in Bay of Bengal
31. Tungabhadra Tributary of Krishna river staring at Karnataka 531 Joins Krishna river along the border of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
32. Tapti Rises in Eastern Satpura Ranges, Madhya Pradesh 724 Empties into Gulf of Khambhat, Gujarat
33. Mahi Rises in Madhya Pradesh 580 Flows into Arabian sea from Gujarat
34. Narmada Starts from Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh 1315 Drains into Arabian sea via Gulf of Cambay
35. Indravati Dandakaranya range, Kalahandi district, Odisha 535 Godavari near border of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Telangana
36. Pranhita Confluence of Wardha and Wainganga, near Sirpur Kaghaznagar 113 Godavari, near Kaleshwaram, Telangana
37. Wardha Satpura range, Multai, Betul district of Madhya Pradesh 528 Pranhita River
38. Kolab (Sabari) Sinkaran hills, Koraput, Odisha 200 Godavari
39. Manjira Balaghat hills 724 Godavari, near Kandakurthi, Karnataka
40. Wainganga Satpura range, Mundara, Seoni district, Madhya Pradesh 579 Pranhita River
41. Painganga Ajanta range, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 676 Wardha river, Chandrapur district, Maharashtra
42. Vedavathi Confluence of Veda and Avathi Tungabhadra river, near Siruguppa
43. Bhima Bhimashankar 861 Krishna river, near raichur
44. Indrayani Lonavala, Maharashtra Bhima river
45. Pavana Sahyadri range, Lonavala Maharashtra 58 Mula river
46. Ghataprabha Western ghats, Sindhudurg, Maharashtra 283 Krishna river, Almatti
47. Venna Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra 130 Krishna river, Satara, Maharashtra
48. Koyna Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra 130 Krishna river, near Karad, Satara
49. Amravati Anamalai hills, Pambar, Chinnar rivers 282 Kaveri river at Karur, Tamil Nadu
50. Bhavani Silent valley National Park, Kerala 135 Kaveri river at Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu
51. Hemavati Western Ghats, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 245 Kaveri river near Krishna Raja Sagara, Karnataka
52. Mahanadi Dhamtari, Dandakaranya, Chhattisgarh 858 Bay of Bengal, near False Point, Kendrapara, Odisha
53. Subarnarekha Chota Nagpur plateau, near Ranchi, Jharkhand 395 Kirtania Port, near Talsari, Bay of Bengal
54. Kangsabati Chota Nagpur plateau, Purulia district, West Bengal 465 Bay of Bengal near Haldia
55. Penner (Penna) Nandi Hills, Chikkaballapur district, Karnataka 597 Bay of Bengal, near Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
56. Palar Nandi hills, Kolar district Karnataka 348 Bay of Bengal, near Vayalur, Tamil Nadu
57. Vaigai Varusanadu Hills, Tamil Nadu 258 Palk Strait, Tamil Nadu
58. Vellar Shevaroy Hills 150 Bay of Bengal, near Parangipettai, Tamil Nadu
59. Ponnaiyar Nandidurg, Chikkaballapur 400 Bay of Bengal
60. Noyyal Velliangiri Hills, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu 180 Kaveri river
61. Gomai Satpura Range Tapti river, near Prakasha, Nandurbar, Maharashtra
62. Panzara Near Pimpalaner, Dhule, Maharashtra Tapti river
63. Purna Satpura Range, Betul, Madhya Pradesh Tapti river, near Changdev, Maharashtra
64. Kolar Vindhya Range, near Sehore district, Madhya Pradesh 101 Narmada, near Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh
65. Tawa Satpura Range, Betul, Madhya Pradesh 172 Narmada near Hoshangabad district
66. Sabarmati Dhebar lake, Aravalli range, near Udaipur, Rajasthan 371 Gulf of Khambhat
67. Zuari Hemad-Barshem in western ghats 34 Arabian sea
68. Ulhas Near Rajmachi hills, Sahyadri range 122 Vasai creek, Mumbai
69. Mithi Vihar lake and Powai lake 15 Arabian sea, Mahim creek, Mumbai
70. Mandovi Bhimgad, Karnataka 77 Arabian sea
71. Kali Kushavali, Karnataka 184 Arabian sea
72. Netravati Kudremukh, Chikmagalur, Karnataka Arabian sea, near Mangalore, Karnataka
73. Sharavati Western Ghats, Tirthahalli, Karnataka 128 Arabian sea, near Honnavar, Uttar Kannada district, Karnataka
74. Periyar Sivagiri hills, Sundaramala, Tamil Nadu 244 Lakshadweep sea, Kerala
75. Bharathappuzha Anamalai Hills, Tamil Nadu 209 Lakshadweep sea, Ponnani, Kerala
76. Pamba Pulachimalai Hills, Western Ghats 176 Vembanad Lake
77. Chaliyar Elambaleri Hills, Western Ghats, Wayanad, Kerala 169

Lakshadweep sea, Kerala

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List of Commands of Indian Air Force

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Maintenance Command Nagpur
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State wise-List of National Parks in India

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State wise-List of National Parks in India

State/Union Territory Name of the National Park
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Campbell Bay National Park
  • Galathea National Park
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (Wandur National Park)
  • Middle Button Island National Park
  • Mount Harriet National Park
  • North Button Island National Park
  • Rani Jhansi Marine National Park
  • Saddle Peak National Park
  • South Button Island National Park
Andhra Pradesh
  • Papikonda National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  • Sri Venkateswara National Park
Arunachal Pradesh
  • Namdapha National Park
  • Mouling National Park
Assam
  • Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Manas National Park
  • Nameri National Park
  • Orang National Park
Bihar
  • Valmiki National Park
  • Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary
  • Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary
Chhattisgarh
  • Indravati National Park
  • Kanger Ghati National Park (Kanger Valley)
  • Guru Ghasi Das (Sanjay) National Park
Goa
  • Bhagwan Mahavir (Mollem) National Park
Gujarat
  • Vansda National Park
  • Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar
  • Gir National Park
  • Gulf of Kachchh Marine National Park
Haryana
  • Kalesar National Park
  • Sultanpur National Park
Himachal Pradesh
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Pin Valley National Park
  • Inderkilla National Park
  • Khirganga National Park
  • Simbalbara National Park
Jammu and Kashmir
  • Dachigam National Park
  • Hemis National Park
  • Kishtwar National Park
  • Salim Ali National Park
Jharkhand
  • Betla National Park
  • Dimna National Park
  • Hazaribag National Park
Karnataka
  • Anshi National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  • Bandipur National Park
  • Bannerghatta National Park
  • Kudremukh National Park
Kerala
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Mathikettan Shola National Park
  • Periyar National Park
  • Silent Valley National Park
  • Anamudi Shola National Park
  • Pambadum Shola National Park
Madhya Pradesh
  • Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Mandla Plant Fossil National Park
  • Kanha National Park
  • Madhav National Park
  • Panna National Park
  • Pench National Park
  • Sanjay National Park
  • Satpura National Park
  • Van Vihar National Park
Maharashtra
  • Chandoli National Park
  • Gugamal National Park
  • Navegaon National Park
  • Pench National Park
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park or Borivili National Park
  • Tadoba National Park
Manipur
  • Keibul Lamjao National Park
  • Sirohi National Park
Meghalaya
  • Balphakram National Park
  • Nokrek National Park
Mizoram
  • Murlen National Park
  • Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park
Nagaland
  • Ntangki National Park
Orissa
  • Bhitarkanika National Park
  • Nandankanan National Park
  • Simlipal National Park
Punjab
  • Harike Wetland
Rajasthan
  • Darrah National Park
  • Desert National Park
  • Keoladeo National Park
  • Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Sariska National Park
Sikkim
  • Khangchendzonga National Park
Tamil Nadu
  • Mudumalai National Park
  • Mukurthi National Park
  • Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) National Park
  • Guindy National Park
  • Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park
Tripura
  • Bison( Rajbari ) National Park
  • Clouded Leopard National Park
Uttar Pradesh
  • Dudhwa National Park
Uttarakhand
  • Gangotri National Park
  • Govind Pashu Vihar
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Nanda Devi National Park
  • Rajaji National Park
  • Valley of Flowers National Park
West Bengal
  • Gorumara National Park
  • Buxa National Park
  • Neora Valley National Park
  • Singalila National Park
  • Jaldapara National Park
  • Sundarbans National Park

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1-Football:

Vittal Trophy, UEFA Cup, Supercup Trophy, Subroto Cup, Mukherjee Trophy, Santosh Trophy, Rajiv Gandhi trophy, Raghbir Singh memorial cup, Nehru Gold cup, Lal Bahadur Shastri Trophy, Kalinga cup, Indira Gandhi trophy, Greek cup, Begum Hazrat Mahal cup, B. C. Roy trophy

2-Cricket:

Ashes, Asia Cup, Bose Trophy, Champions Trophy, C. K. Nayudu Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, Gavaskar-Border Trophy, G. D. Birla Trophy, Ghulam Ahmad Trophy, ICC World Cup, Irani Trophy, Merchant Trophy, Prudential Cup (World Cup), Rani Jhansi Trophy, Ranji Trophy, Rothmans Cup, Sahara Cup, Sharjah Cup, Sheesh Mahal Trophy, Sheffield Shield, Singer Cup, Texaco Cup, Titan Cup, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Vijay Merchant Trophy, Wisden Trophy, Wills Trophy, World Series Cup.

3-Badminton:

Agarwal Cup, Chadha Cup, European Cup, Harilela Cup, Konica Cup, Narng cup, Sophia Kitiakara Cup, Konica Cup, S. R. Ruia Cup, Thomas Cup, Tunku Abdul Rahman Cup, Uber Cup.

4-Hockey:

Agha Khan Cup, Azlan Shah Cup, Bhim Sain Trophy, BMW Trophy, Bombay Gold Cup, Clarke Trophy, Dhyan Chand Trophy, Esanda Champions Cup, European Nations Cup, Gurmeet Trophy, Guru Nanak Cup, Intercontinental Cup, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Cup, Kuppuswamy Naidu Cup, Lady Rattan Tata Cup (women, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup, Obaidullah Gold Cup, Prime Minister’s Gold cup, Ranjit Singh Gold Cup, Sanjay Gandhi Trophy, Scindia gold Cup, Shriram Trophy, Wellington Cup

5-Golf

Canada Cup, Eisenhower Trophy , Muthiah Gold Cup, Nomura Trophy, Paralamdi Trophy, President’s Trophy, Prince of Wales Cup, Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, Topolino Trophy, Walker Cup, Waterford Crystal Trophy.

6-Kabaddi

Federation Cup

7-Polo

Ezar Cup, Gold Cup, King’s Cup, President Cup, Prithi Singh Cup, Radha Mohan Cup, Winchester Cup.

8-Table Tennis

Asian Cup, Berna Bellack Cup, Corbillion Cup (women), Electra Gold Cup, Gasper-Giest Prize, Grand Prix, Jayalaxmi Cup (women), Kamala Ramanunjan Cup, Marcel Corbillon Cup, Pithapuram Cup (men), Swaythling Cup (men), Travancore Cup (women)

9-Tennis

Ambre Solaire Cup, A T&T Cup, ATP President’s Cup, Davis Cup, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Cup, Edgbaston Cup, Evert Cup, Federation Cup, Ghafar Cup, Grand Prix, Grand Slam Cup, Nations’ Cup, Wimbledon Trophy, World Cup, World Team Cup.

10-Wrestling

Bharat Kesari, Burdwan Shield, World Cup.

11-Yachting

America Cup

12-Snooker

North Wales Cup, Welsh Grand Prix.

13-Chess

Naidu Trophy, Khaitan Trophy, Limca Trophy, Linares City Trophy

14-Boxing

Aspy Adjahia Trophy, federation Cup, Val Ibaker Trophy

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Subjects Difficulty level
General Awareness Moderate
Verbal Ability in English Easy
Numerical Ability Tough
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Easy

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The section-wise difficulty level of the exam is given below.

Verbal Ability in English

Topics Number of questions Difficulty level
Error spotting and Error detection 7 Moderate
Idioms and Phrases 3 Easy to Moderate
Reading Comprehension 2 Easy
Synonym-Antonym 6 Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Moderate

Numerical Ability

Topics No of questions
Simplification 3
Speed and Distance 2
Average 2
Mixture and Allegation 2
Ratio and proportion 3
Profit Loss 3
Time and Work 2

Reasoning and Military Aptitude 

Topics No of questions
Pattern Completion 5
Venn Diagram 4
Analogy 5
Odd one out 5
Miscellaneous 5

General Awareness

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  • Who wrote Ramayana in sanskrit
  • First chief justice of India
  • Where did india china June 2020 clash took place?
  • Who appoint the judges of high court
  • Moen ud daulah gold Cup is related to which sport
  • Which country hosted first cricket world Cup?
  • Which peak of Nepal called Sagarmatha?
  • Raider is which game?
  • The first men’s cricket world Cup was held in which country?
  • ORIGAMI is art of which country?
  • CJ of high court appointed by?
  • Reykjavik is capital of?
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Important Instruction for AFCAT 1 2021 Exam

(i) Items to be Brought Inside Examination Hall. The following items are to be carried to the exam centre:-
(a) e-Admit Card for AFCAT 01/2021.

(b) Candidate’s Aadhaar Card.

(c) Another valid photo identity card such as PAN card/ passport/ driving
licence/ voter identity card/ college identity card or any other valid photo identity proof, with details of name, father’s name, date of birth and a clear photograph.

(d) Two passport size colour photographs- same as the photo uploaded
during online application (to be pasted, not stapled on Admit Card next to the printed photo and on attendance sheet at the exam centre).

(e) Ballpoint Pen (Blue or Black) for signing on the attendance sheet and
rough work.

(ii) Items not permitted inside Examination Hall. Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, calculators, docupen, slide rulers, log tables, electronic watches with facilities of calculator, mobile phones, blue tooth, pager or any other digital device except the admit card, identity proof inside the AFCAT- C-DAC exam centre premises.

If the candidate is in possession of any of the above mentioned items, it will be construed as an attempt to using unfair means and his/her examination will be cancelled. The item will be confiscated and he/ she will also be debarred from future AFCAT examinations. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination Centres, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. IAF will not
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(iii) Malpractice. If any candidate resorts to the use of unfair means during the exam, he/ she will be withdrawn from the examination and his/her candidature will be cancelled.

(iv) Conduct in Examination Hall. The candidates are expected to conduct
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(v) Instructions for examination. Question paper will be made available to
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Important List of Dams and Reservoirs in India: Check here

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Important List of Dams and Reservoirs in India

Name of Dam
State
River
Dindi Reservoir
Telangana
Krishna River
Lower Manair Reservoir
Telangana
Manair River
Tatipudi Reservoir Project
Andhra Pradesh
Gosthani River
Gandipalem Reservoir
Andhra Pradesh
Manneru River
Himayat Sagar Reservoir
Telangana
Osman Sagar
Shriram Sagar Reservoir
Telangana
Godavari River
Gobind Sagar Reservoir
Himachal Pradesh
Sutlej River
Maharana Pratap Sagar Reservoir
Himachal Pradesh
Pong Dam Lake
Ghataprabha Reservoir
Karnataka
Ghataprabha River
Hemavathi Reservoir
Karnataka
Hemavati River
Tawa Reservoir
Madhya Pradesh
Tawa River
Balimela Reservoir
Odisha
Sileru River
Aliyar Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Aliyar River
Chittar Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Chittar River
Krishnagiri Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Thenpennai River
Manimuthar Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Tamirabarani River
Pechiparai Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Kodayar River
Shoolagiri Chinnar Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Chinnar River
Thunakadavu Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
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List of National Parks in India: Important for AFCAT 2021

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List of National Parks in India

State/Union Territory Name of the National Park
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Campbell Bay National Park
  • Galathea National Park
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (Wandur National Park)
  • Middle Button Island National Park
  • Mount Harriet National Park
  • North Button Island National Park
  • Rani Jhansi Marine National Park
  • Saddle Peak National Park
  • South Button Island National Park
Andhra Pradesh
  • Papikonda National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  • Sri Venkateswara National Park
Arunachal Pradesh
  • Namdapha National Park
  • Mouling National Park
Assam
  • Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Manas National Park
  • Nameri National Park
  • Orang National Park
Bihar
  • Valmiki National Park
  • Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary
  • Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary
Chhattisgarh
  • Indravati National Park
  • Kanger Ghati National Park (Kanger Valley)
  • Guru Ghasi Das (Sanjay) National Park
Goa
  • Bhagwan Mahavir (Mollem) National Park
Gujarat
  • Vansda National Park
  • Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar
  • Gir National Park
  • Gulf of Kachchh Marine National Park
Haryana
  • Kalesar National Park
  • Sultanpur National Park
Himachal Pradesh
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Pin Valley National Park
  • Inderkilla National Park
  • Khirganga National Park
  • Simbalbara National Park
Jammu and Kashmir
  • Dachigam National Park
  • Hemis National Park
  • Kishtwar National Park
  • Salim Ali National Park
Jharkhand
  • Betla National Park
  • Dimna National Park
  • Hazaribag National Park
Karnataka
  • Anshi National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  • Bandipur National Park
  • Bannerghatta National Park
  • Kudremukh National Park
Kerala
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Mathikettan Shola National Park
  • Periyar National Park
  • Silent Valley National Park
  • Anamudi Shola National Park
  • Pambadum Shola National Park
Madhya Pradesh
  • Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Mandla Plant Fossil National Park
  • Kanha National Park
  • Madhav National Park
  • Panna National Park
  • Pench National Park
  • Sanjay National Park
  • Satpura National Park
  • Van Vihar National Park
Maharashtra
  • Chandoli National Park
  • Gugamal National Park
  • Navegaon National Park
  • Pench National Park
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park or Borivili National Park
  • Tadoba National Park
Manipur
  • Keibul Lamjao National Park
  • Sirohi National Park
Meghalaya
  • Balphakram National Park
  • Nokrek National Park
Mizoram
  • Murlen National Park
  • Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park
Nagaland
  • Ntangki National Park
Orissa
  • Bhitarkanika National Park
  • Nandankanan National Park
  • Simlipal National Park
Punjab
  • Harike Wetland
Rajasthan
  • Darrah National Park
  • Desert National Park
  • Keoladeo National Park
  • Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Sariska National Park
Sikkim
  • Khangchendzonga National Park
Tamil Nadu
  • Mudumalai National Park
  • Mukurthi National Park
  • Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) National Park
  • Guindy National Park
  • Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park
Tripura
  • Bison( Rajbari ) National Park
  • Clouded Leopard National Park
Uttar Pradesh
  • Dudhwa National Park
Uttarakhand
  • Gangotri National Park
  • Govind Pashu Vihar
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Nanda Devi National Park
  • Rajaji National Park
  • Valley of Flowers National Park
West Bengal
  • Gorumara National Park
  • Buxa National Park
  • Neora Valley National Park
  • Singalila National Park
  • Jaldapara National Park
  • Sundarbans National Park

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Important Questions for AFCAT 1 2021 Exam: Check Here

Important Questions for AFCAT 1 2021 Exam: Indian Air Force would be conducting AFCAT 2021 Examination on 20th and 21st Feb. Candidates must be searching for the important questions for the AFCAT 2021 Examination. Here we have provided you most important questions for AFCAT 1 2021 Examination.

Important Questions for AFCAT 1 2021 Exam

1. The cities of ‘Hiroshima’ and ‘Nagasaki’ are located on which among the following Islands of Japanese Archipelago? 

A. Honshu and Kyushu respectively
B.Honshu and Shikoku respectively
C. Hokkaido and Kyushu respectively

D. Kyushu and Shikoku respectively

Answer- A

2.The Temperate Grassland or Shrub-Land Biome is commonly known as – 

1.Steppe in Central Asia
2. Prairie in North America
3.Veld in South America

Correct option is 

A. 1 and 2
B. 1 and 3
C. 2 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

Answer- A

3.Which of the following are ‘erosional landforms’ ? 

1. Inselbergs
2. Loess
3. Zeugen
4. Buttes 

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1, 3 and 4
D. All of them

Answer- C

4. Makran is located in which among the following ? 

A. Arabian Sea
B. Indian Ocean near southern coast of Sri Lanka
C. Bay of Bengal
D. Mediterranean

Answer- A

5. Falkland Island is a disputed territory between : 

A. Chile and Equador
B. West Indies and Spain
C. Uruguay and France
D. Argentina and UK

Answer- D

6. Which of the following is the narrowest strait of the world ? 

A. Strait of Tartar
B. Bab-el-Mandeb
C. Strait of Dardenelles
D. Foveaux Strait

Answer- A 

7. What is the current number of Time Zones in Russia?

A. 9
B. 10
C. 11
D. 12

Answer- C

8. Which of the following African Country was formerly known as Nyasaland? 

A. Tanzania
B. Malawi.
C. Mozambique
D. Botswana

Answer-B

9. Which among the following types of mountains are formed by the lifting up of land between faults or by the sinking of land outside the faults? 

A. Block Mountains
B. New Mountains
C. Residual Mountains
D. Fold Mountains

Answer- A

10.Which among the following is a landlocked sea?

A. Timor Sea
B. Arafura Sea
C. Green Land Sea
D. Aral Sea

Answer- D

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Rs. 48,000 Crore Contract for 83 LCA Tejas handed over to HAL: All you need to know

83 LCA Tejas handed over to HAL: The Contract for 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas was handed over to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in the presence of Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh at inaugural Ceremony of Aero India 2021. The Cabinet Committee on Security under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had approved procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircrafts and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 Trainer aircrafts at a cost of Rs. 45,696 Cr along with Design & Development and Infrastructure sanctions worth Rs. 1,202 Cr on 13th January, 2021. The contract is valued at close to Rs. 48,000 crores.

Rs. 48,000 Crore Contract for 83 LCA Tejas handed over to HAL

  • This is the largest ever Defence contract for indigenous manufacture fighter aircraft till date. This significant step provides great impetus to indigenous fighter aircraft capability of the nation.
  • The deliveries of all 83 aircraft shall be completed in 8 years from now. HAL will be delivering the first 3 aircraft in the 3rd year and 16 aircrafts per year for subsequent 5 years.
  • On 2nd February Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the second production facility (Plant II) to augment the production capacity and ensure timely supply of aircraft to IAF.
  • The induction of Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Mk-1A in Indian Air Force will enhance operational capabilities and improve the aircraft strength.
  • Light Combat Aircraft Mk-1A variant is an indigenously designed, developed and manufactured state of the art modern 4+ generation fighter aircraft.
  • This aircraft is equipped with critical operational capabilities of Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radar, Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Missile, Electronic Warfare (EW) Suite and Air to Air Refuelling (AAR) would be a potent platform to meet the operational requirements of Indian Air Force.
  • It is the first “Buy (Indian-Indigenously Designed Developed and Manufactured)” category procurement of combat aircrafts with an indigenous content of 50% which will progressively reach 60% by the end of the programme and about 250 out of 344 systems fitted in the aircraft will be indigenous.

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