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Rivers and Miscellaneous Info - General Knowledge Questions
Himalayan rivers are Perinial because
A)
south-west monsoon gives rainfall
B)
north-east monsson gives rainfall
C)
get rainfall through out the year
D)
melting of snow resulting in the flow of water

Correct Answer : Option (D) - melting of snow resulting in the flow of water

The Himalayan rivers are perennial rivers as they originate in snow covered Himalayan mountains. During summers, the snow melts and the rivers get continuous supply of water. On the contrary, the peninsular rivers depend mostly on rainfall for its supply of water and thus becomes dry during the summer season.

Published On : June 4, 2021
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