Q. World famous Ajanta Caves are situated on the banks of which of the following River?

[A] Waghora River

[B] Narmada River

[C] Tapti River

[D] Bheema River

Answer: A

Ajanta groups of caves, a World Heritage Site which overlooks a narrow sinuous gorge, through which flows the stream of Waghora. The river is descended from the head of the Cave 28 from a waterfall of seven leaps. Waghore means Tiger River in Marathi. Located at Aurangabad in the Indian State of Maharashtra, the thirty excavted rock cut temples at Ajanta are famous for Buddhist monuments and paintings. The caves at Ajanta are excavated in the semi-circular scarp of a steep rock about 76 m high.

Source: ForumIAS