Sundarbans - a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, has world’s largest mangrove forest which is home to wide range of fauna, including 260 bird species, the Bengal tiger and other threatened species such as the estuarine crocodile and the Indian python.
It is also home to the rare Irrawaddy dolphin.
Section-1: Geography: India Question - 13
The Son river in Madhya Pradesh rises from which among the following ranges of hills?
Son River of central India is the largest of the Ganges' southern tributaries.
The Son originates near Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh, just east of the headwater of the Narmada River, and flows north-northwest through Madhya Pradesh state before turning sharply eastward where it encounters the southwest-northeast-running Kaimur Range.
Length of this river is 784 km and it joins the Ganga river before reaching Patna.
Section-1: Geography: India Question - 14
What fraction of total geographic area of the world is covered by India?