Q. With reference to Brahmani river, consider the following statements:
1. It is a tributary of Mahanadi River.
2. Bhitarkanika Wildlife sanctuary lies in the estuarial region of Brahmani-Baitrani river system.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:
  • Statement 1 is incorrect: Brahmani is not a tributary of Mahanadi. The Brahmani is formed by the confluence of the Sankh and South Koel rivers. 
  • Statement 2 is correctThe Brahmani is formed by the confluence of the Sankh and South Koel rivers 

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