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Question 1: The Beas River (Hindi: ब्यास, Punjabi: ਬਿਆਸ, Sanskrit: विपाशा) is the second easternmost of the rivers of the Punjab, a tributary of ________.
Indus RiverGanges BasinIndus River DeltaGanges Delta

Question 2: The river begins at the Rohtang Pass in the state of Himachal Pradesh, merging with the Sutlej at Harike Pattan south of ________ in Punjab, India via Mandi.
ChandigarhAmritsarHyderabad, IndiaDelhi

Question 3: The river got this name, Vi-pasha, the one who removed the bondage or pasha in ________), according to a ancient texts, the river was named after sage Vasistha.
BuddhismPaliSanskritMantra

Question 4: The Sutlej continues into Pakistani Punjab and joins the Chenab River at Uch to form the Panjnad River; the latter in turn joins the ________ at Mithankot.
Ganges DeltaIndus River DeltaIndus RiverGanges Basin

Question 5: The river was also known as Arjikuja of the ________ or Vipasa to the ancient Indians and the Hyphasis to the Ancient Greeks [1]
VedasRigvedaIndian epic poetrySanskrit literature

Question 6: The present name Beas is thought to be a corruption of the older name and original name Vipasha in ________.
PaliMantraSanskritBuddhism

Question 7: The waters of the Ravi, Beas (Vipasha) and Sutlej (also known as Shathadru) rivers are allocated to India under the ________ between India and Pakistan.
Jammu and KashmirIndus RiverIndus Waters TreatyPunjab (India)

Question 8: The river rises in the Himalayas in central ________, India, and flows for some 470 km (290 miles) to the Sutlej River in western Punjab state.
West BengalShimlaHimachal PradeshShimla district







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