Question

Consider the following statements and select the correct answer using the code given below:
1. The Himalayan rivers form meanders in their upper courses.
2. Most of the peninsular rivers originate from India the Western Ghats.

A

Only 1 is correct

B

Only 2 is correct

C

Both 1 and 2 are correct

D

Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

Easy

Solution

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Correct option is
B

Only 2 is correct

Statement 1 is  not correct while the Statement 2 is correct about the peninsular rivers.
The Western Ghats, which runs from north to south close to the western coast, forms the main water divide in Peninsular India. The major rivers of the Peninsula which flow into the Bay of Bengal include the Mahanadi, the Godavari, the Krishna and the Kaveri.

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