QOTD - Which one of the following national park is not located in Assam?


2019-09-14 | Team PendulumEdu

Options:

A.  Kaziranga National Park

B.  Manas National Park

C.  Namdapha National Park

D.  Nameri National Park

Solution:

There are total of 104 national parks in India, out of which 5 are located in Assam, these are as follows:

National Parks

Area(in km2

Establishment year

Features

Dibru-Saikhowa National Park

340

1999

  • A Biosphere Reserve
  • Bounded by River Brahmaputra, Lohit and Dibru

Kaziranga National Park

858.98

1974

  • UNSECO World Heritage Site
  • Indian Rhinoceros

Manas National Park

500

1990

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Tiger Reserve, Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve

Nameri National Park

200

1998

  • Shares its northern boundary with the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Also declared as Tiger Reserve

Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park

78.81

1999

  • Located on the northern bank of Brahmaputra river
  • Great Indian one-horned rhinoceros, Pygmy hog, Hog deer

 

Namdapha National Park is located in Arunachal Pradesh.

Kaziranga National Park

National Parks are IUCN Category II protected areas. These are declared by the State government via notification. The human activities like hunting, poaching, cattle grazing, forestry, etc. are not permitted inside the national parks except some of the activities that are permitted by the Chief Wildlife Warden of the State as per the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Hence, (C) is the correct answer.

Get the complete list of National Parks in India here.

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