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mountains

Question Answer
The study of mountains is called Orology
Highest mountain in India Kanchenjunga
Highest mountain in India (incl POK) Mt K2 also known as Godwin Austin
Oldest mountain range in India Aravallis
The highest peak in the Western Ghats and also South India is Anamudi in Kerala
The highest peak in the Aravallis is Guru Shikhar, near Mt. Abu in Rajasthan
Raisina Hill, the area in New Delhi where Rashtrapati Bhavan is located is an extension of Aravalli Hills
The hill ranges which geographically divide northern India from the Deccan Plateau Vindhyas
The Western Ghats are also known as Sahyadri hills
The name of the hill on which the famous Vaishno Devi temple is located Trikuta
Mt Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva of Hindu mythology is located in Tibet
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Hill Ranges of India

Range States
Question Answer
Eastern Ghats Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal
Western Ghats Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra
Aravallis Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana
Cardamom Hills Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Anaimalai Hills Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Nilgiri Hills Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka
Palani Hills Tamil Nadu
Satpura Range Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
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Vindhyas Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
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Garo Hills Meghalaya
Khasi Hills Meghalaya
Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
Pir Panjal Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir
Karakoram Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir
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Question Answer
Highest mountain Mt Everest* (Nepal) 8,848 m
Highest mountain in Africa Mt Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) 5895m
Highest mountain in Australia Mt Kosciuszko 2234 m
Highest mountain in Europe Mt Elbrus (Russia) 5642 m
Highest mountain in North America Mt Denali** (Alaska, USA) 6187m
Highest mountain in South America Mt Aconcagua (Argentina) 7021m
Highest mountain in Antarctica Mt Vinson Massif
Highest mountain in Oceania (Australia and New Guinea) Puncak Jaya (Mount Carstensz) 4884m
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Mountain Ranges of the World and Countries
Range Countries
Question Answer
The Alps France, Austria, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Italy, Germany and Switzerland
The Rockies The U.S.A., Canada
The Andies Ecuador, Chile, Columbia, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia and Venezuela
Drakensburg South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland
Himalayas Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, China, Bhutan and Myanmar
Karakoram India, China and Pakistan
Hindukush Pakistan, Afghanistan
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Dams and Rivers
Dam River State
Question Answer
Nagarjunasagar Krishna Telangana
Pochampad (Sri Ramasagar) Godavari Telangana
Srisailam Krishna A.P.
Sardar Sarovar Narmada Gujarat
Ukai Tapi Gujarat
Hirakud Mahanadi Orissa
Bhakra Nangal Sutlej Himachal Pradesh
Pong (Maharana Pratap Sagar) Beas Himachal Pradesh
Thein (Ranjit Sagar) Ravi Punjab
Baglihar Chenab Jammu & Kashmir
Chutak Suru Jammu & Kashmir
Panchet Damodar Jharkhand
Maithon Barakar Jharkhand
Tehri Bhagirathi Uttarakhand
Koyna Koyna Maharashtra
Mettur Kaveri Tamilnadu
Krishnaraja Sagar Kaveri Karnataka
Alamatti Krishna Karnataka
Mullaperiyar Periyar Kerala
Gandhisagar Chambal Madhya Pradesh
Nimoo Bazgo Indus Jammu & Kashmir
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# City Founder/Designer
Question Answer
1. Bhopal Raja Bhoj
2. Chandigarh Le Corbusier - Designer
3. Hyderabad Quli Qutub Shah
4. New Delhi Edward Lutyens - Designer
5. Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh - Founder; Vidyadhar Bhattacharya - Designer
6. Bhubhaneswar Dr. Otto Kolenigs Berger - Designer
7. Fatehpur Sikri Akbar
8. Agra Badal Singh
9. Nagpur Bhakt Buland
10. Jaunpur Feroz Shah Tughlaq (named after his father Mohd bin Tughlaq or Jauna Khan)
11. Ahmedabad Sultan Ahmed Shah
12. Faridabad Shaikh Farid
13. Bhavnagar Bhavsinhji Gohil
14. Jodhpur Rao Jodha
15. Bikaner Rao Bika
16. Jammu Raja Jambu Lochan
17. Durgapur Joseph Allen Stein and Benjamin Polk - Designers
18. Ferozepur Ferozeshah Tughlaq
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