Q. Rajaji national park sometimes in news is located in which of the following states?

[A] Madhya Pradesh

[B] Himachal Pradesh

[C] Jammu & Kashmir

[D] Uttarakhand

Answer: D

Rajaji National Park is a national park and tiger reserve that encompasses the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas. 

  • It was declared as a tiger reserve in 2015 and is the second tiger reserve in the Uttarakhand and 48th Tiger Reserve of India. 
  • The park extends over the Shivalik Range in the northwest to the Rawasan River in the southeast, with the Ganges dividing it into two parts. 
  • Some of the basic features of the Shivalik formations are to be seen in the park and is rightly known as a veritable storehouse of Shivalik biodiversity and ecosystems. 
  • The western part of the Park consists of the Ramgarh, Kansrao, Motichur, Hardwar, Dholkhand and Chillawali Ranges.