Q. Kanger Valley National Park is located in which of the following state?

[A] Himachal Pradesh

[B] Chhattisgarh

[C] Uttarakhand

[D] Maharashtra

Answer: B

Explanation: The name of Kanger Ghati National Park is derived from the Kangar River, which flows in its length. Kanger Valley is spread over 200 square kilometers.

  • Kanger Valley got the status of a national park in the year 1982. It is a friendly place for high mountains, deep valleys, giant trees and various species of wildlife.
  • Kanger Valley National Park is a typical mixed humid deciduous type of forest, in which the Sal, Saugaun, teak and bamboo trees are available in abundance.
  • The most popular species in this area is Bastar Maina which enchant everyone with their human voice.
  • The state bird, Bastar Maina, is a type of Hill maina (gruncula Dhariosoa), which is capable of emulating the human voices. The forest is home to migrant and resident birds.

Source: https://bastar.gov.in/en/tourist-place/kanger-ghati-national-park/