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Question 1: This river is described in Garuda purana as created by ________; and the great peak to the north of the river is said to contain the presence of Vishnu.

Question 2: The Gandaki River (also known as the Narayani in southern Nepal and the Gandak in India) is one of the major rivers of Nepal and a left bank tributary of the ________ in India.
Bhagirathi RiverYamunaGangesIndus River

Question 3: It is located in Chitwan, one of the ________.
Chitwan National ParkChitwan ValleyRapti ZoneInner Terai Valleys of Nepal

Question 4: It is a unique ________ shrine near Hajipur made in the late medieval period (18th century), by one of the army commanders of Nepal.
Hindu denominationsVaishnavismShaivismShaktism

Question 5: The Bhitiharawa Ashram[8] of ________ near Gaunaha in the eastern end of the Valmiki reserve.
Mohandas Karamchand GandhiJawaharlal NehruAbul Kalam AzadC. Rajagopalachari

Question 6: The Tibetan Buddhist tradition states that for this reason Guru Rinpoche, also known as ________, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism had meditated at Muktinath on his way to Tibet.
MaitreyaTara (Buddhism)AtishaPadmasambhava

Question 7: It joins the ________ near Patna just downstream of Hajipur at Sonepur (also known as Harihar Kshetra).
YamunaIndus RiverBhagirathi RiverGanges

Question 8: The entire area (including streams and the mountainside to the north of ________) covers as many as twelve yojanas (96 miles), according to the Puranic account.
Kagbeni, MustangLo ManthangJomsomMuktinath

Question 9: Located between the Dhaulagiri and ________ mountain ranges, the Gandaki River flows through the village of Saligrama or Muktinath and the Ashrama of Pulaha.

Question 10: The Gandak flows southeast 300 km across the Gangetic plain of ________ state through Champaran, Gopalganj, Saran and Muzaffarpur districts.
BiharBihari cultureBihari peoplePatna


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