Question

Which one of the following rivers makes the second largest waterfall in India?

A

Mahanadi

B

Tungabhadra

C

Kaveri

D

Yamuna

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Solution

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C

Kaveri

  • The Hogenakkal Falls is on the Kaveri River in the south Indian Tamil Nadu.
  •  The waterfall is often known as the Niagara Falls of India and is among the most well-known tourist attractions in the region.
  •  It is a waterfall that does not have much height but is more like a series of waterfalls that cut through the terrain. 
  • There are many tourist related activities organized throughout the complex of waterfalls and some of the best sights in the nation are on offer here.

Shivasamudram Falls:

Located on the banks of the river Kaveri in Karnataka, the Shivasamudram Falls is the result of Asia’s second hydroelectric project which kicked off in 1902.
 The waterfall is used even today as a source of hydro-electric power and is among the most powerful waterfalls in India and the world.
 This segmented waterfall offers some amazing views throughout the year. 
The best times to see it in its full natural flow are from the months of July through October.

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