Prelims MCQ

Consider the following about an Indian river:
1. It forms in the upper Himalayas in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh
2. It is also known as ‘Chandrabhaga’.
3. It is formed by joining of two streams at Tandi near Keylong.
4. It is the largest tributary of the Indus.
Which of the following rivers is best described by the above features?
Explanation :
The Chenab River is a major river that flows in India and Pakistan, and is one of the 5 major rivers of the Punjab region.It is the largest tributary of the Indus. It forms in the upper Himalayas in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, India, and flows through the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir into the plains of the Punjab, Pakistan. The waters of the Chenab are allocated to Pakistan under the terms of the Indus Waters Treaty.
It is also known as Chandrabhaga because the two streams Chandra and Bhaga meet at Keylong.