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Consider the following statements Jhelum River Passes through Wular Lake Krishna River directly feeds Kolleru Lake

Consider the following statements:

1. Jhelum River Passes through Wular Lake.

2. Krishna River directly feeds Kolleru Lake

3. Meandering of the Gandak River formed Kanwar Lake.

How many of the statements given above are correct?

a) Only one

b) Only two

c) All three

d) None

Answer. b) Only two

Statements 1 and 3 are correct.

Wular Lake [ Key point ]:

Wular Lake is the largest freshwater lake in India and it is the second largest freshwater in Asia after Lake Baikal ( Russia).

It is fed by the Jhelum River, so statement one is true.

Jhelum River [ Key point ]:

Origin: Yerinag Spring, Anantnag, at the foot of the Pir Panjal range ( Jammu and Kashmir).

Vedic Name: Vitasta

The battle of Hydaspes was fought on the bank River of the Jhelum River in 326 BC between Alexander and Porus (Indian king).

Srinagar is located on the bank of the Jhelum River.

Kolleru Lake [ Key point ]:

Kolleru Lake is the freshwater lake of Andhra Pradesh which is located between Delta of Godavari and Krishna River.

It is not directly fed by Krishna River, so statement 2 is not correct.

Krishna River [ Key Point ]:

Origin: Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

Length: 1400 Km

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is on the Krishna River, it is located in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Left bank tributaries of the Krishna River are Bhima, Musi, and Munneru.

The right bank tributaries of the Krishna River are Koyna, Panchganga, Dudhaganga, Ghataprabha, Malaprabha, and Tungabhadra.

Kanwar Lake [ Key point ]:

Kanwar Lake is the largest Oxbox lake in Asia. It is located in Begusarai district, Bihar. 

It is formed by the meandering of the Gandak River, so statement 3 is correct.

Gandak River [ Key point ]:

Gandak River is also known as the Gandaki and Narayani Rivers in Nepal. It is the left bank tributary of the Ganga. It joins the Ganga near Patna.

Origin of Gandak River is north of Dhaulagiri in Tibet near the Nepal border.

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