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Panch Prayag Short Notes and Important Fact UPSC State PSC

 Panch Prayag:

The Panch Prayag refers to the five confluences of rivers in Uttarakhand. Their Confluences are:

  • Vishnu Prayag ( Dhauliganga, Alaknanda): ( Mnemonics-DAV: Dhauliganga + Alaknanada= Vishnuprayag)
  • Nandaprayag( Nandakini, Alaknanda): ( Mnemonics-NAN)
  • Karnaprayag ( Pindar, Alaknanda): ( Mnemonics-PAK)
  • Rudraprayag ( Mandakini, Alaknanda) ( Mnemonics-MAR)
  • Devprayag ( Bhagirathi, Alaknanda) ( Mnemonics-BAD)

Panch Prayag short Notes

Try to solve the following question:

1. The meeting point of the Bhagirathi and the Alaknanda is called?

a) Rudraprayag

b) Devprayag

c) Mahaprayag

d) Brahmaprayag

Answer. b) Devprayag

2. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

        (river):                 Origin

a) Bhagirathi: Gangotri glacier

b) Alaknanda: Satopanth glacier

c) Pindar: Badrinath

d) Mandakini: Kedarnathh

Answer. c) Pindar: Badrinath(Nanda devi)

3. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

        ( Prayag) :         Rivers

a) Vishnu Prayag: Alaknanda and Dhauli Ganga

b) Nand Prayag: Alaknanda and Nandakini

c) Karna Prayag: Alaknanda and Pindar Ganga

d) Rudra Prayag: Bhagirathi and Alaknanda

Answer. d) Rudra Prayag: Mandakini and Alaknanda

4. Which of the following places is the confluence of the Alakhnanda and the Bhagirathi? ( UPPSC 2023)

 a) Dev Prayag 

b) Vishnu Prayag

c) Rudra Prayag

d) Karn Prayag

Answer.  a) Dev Prayag 


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