Traditionally, Himalaya is classified into four on the basis of river valleys by
Ans : Sir Sidney Bernard



The part of Himalaya between Indus and Sutlej at a length of 560 km is known as
Ans: Punjab Himalaya
Highest peak in Punjab Himalaya
Ans: Nanga Parbat (8,126 M)
Nanga Parbat is in Gilgit
Ans: Balistan, Pakistan
Nanga Parbat is also known as
Ans: Deomir
Major peaks in Punjab Himalayas
Ans: Karakoram, Ladakh, Zaskar, Pir Panjal, Dhaula Dhur etc.
Kashmir Himalaya and Himachal Himalaya are the parts of
Ans: Punjab Himalaya


The part of Himalaya from Sutlej river to Kali river is known as
Ans: Kumaon Himalaya
Kumaon Himalaya stretches at a length of
Ans: 320 km
Western part of Kumaon Himalaya is called
Ans: Garhwal Himalaya
Eastern part of Kumaon Himalaya is known as
Ans: Kumaon Himalaya Proper
Highest peak in Kumaon Himalaya
Ans: Nanda Devi (7816 m), Uttarakhand
Major peaks
Ans: Nanda Devi, Kamet, Trisul, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri etc.
Largest lake in Kumaon
Ans: Bhimtal (Uttarkhand)


Himalaya from river Kali to river Tista at a length of 800 km is known as
Ans: Nepal Himalaya
Tallest section of Himalaya
Ans: Nepal Himalaya
Highest peak in Nepal Himalaya
Ans: The Mount Everest
Major peaks
Ans: The Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga,Lhotse, Makalu, Dhoula Giri, Annapoorna etc.
Lesser Himalaya is known as
Ans: Mahabharat Lekh in Nepal Himalaya


Himalaya from river Tista to Dihang at a length of 750 km is known as
Ans: Assam Himalaya
Major Peaks
Ans: Namcha Barwa, Kulu Kangri, Chomo Lhari etc.
The major tree found in dune region 
Ans : Saal Tree
The Himalayan mountain range where the step farming is seen 
Ans : Siwalik
The region parallel to Siwalik which is seen narrow with rock pieces 
Ans : Bhabhar
The region where streams disappear into permeable sediments 
Ans : Bhabhar
The marshy grassland and forest located in the outer foothill of Siwalik 
Ans : Terai
The marshy tract where streams reappear to the surface 
Ans : Terai



The pass connects Kashmir with China 
Ans : Mintaka pass
Mountain pass in the Trijuction of India, china and Afghanistan Border
Ans : Mintaka pass
Mountain pass in Indo - China border across Karakoram range 
Ans : Qara Tag La
The pass connects Ladakh with Xinjiang (China)
Ans : Aghil pass
The pass connects Ladakh with Tibet 
Ans : Chang La pass 
Khardung La pass is located in 
Ans : Ladakh
Highest Motorable mountain pass in India 
Ans: Khardung La pass 
Gateway to Shyok and Nubra Valley 
Ans : Khardung La pass 
Thang La pass is located in 
Ans : Ladakh
Second highest Motorable Mountain pass in India
Ans : Thang La pass
The pass connects Jammu with Srinagar 
Ans : Banihal pass
The pass connects Srinagar with Kargil and Leh region
Ans : Zoji La Pass
The NH passes through zoji La pass 
Ans : NH-1D
The place known as Land of Mountain passes
Ans : Ladakh


The pass connects Kulu - Lahaul Spiti valleys 
Ans: Rohtang pass
The river originates from the southern face of Rohtang pass
Ans: Beas
The pass connects Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
Ans: Bara Lecha Pass
The pass connects Himachal Pradesh with Tibet
Ans: Shipki La pass


Lipulekh - located on the trijunction of
Ans: Uttarkhand, Tibet and China border
The pass connects Uttarakhand with Tibet 
Ans: Mana pass
Nathu La pass
Ans: Sikkim with Lhasa in Tibet
Jelep La pass
Ans: Sikkim with Bhutan


Bum La Pass
Ans: Arunachal Pradesh with Tibet
Diphu Pass
Ans: Located in the trijunction of India,China and Myanmar border


Eastern Himalaya is known as 
Ans: Purvachal or Patkai
Purvachal is the natural boundary between India
Ans: Myanmar
Garo, Khasi, Jayantia, Lussai Hills are the Major parts in
Ans: Purvachal range
The Indian State where the Garo-Khasi hills lie
Ans: Meghalaya
Mawsynram and Cherrapunji are located in the range of
Ans: Garo- Khasi
Mizo hill is formerly called
Ans: Lushai hills (Mizoram)
Highest point in Garo hill 
Ans: Nokrek Peak 
Highest peak in Khasi hill 
Ans: Lum Shyllong 
Highest peak in Naga hill 
Ans: Mount Saramati (India & Myanmar)
Mount Saramati is a part of Arakan range in
Ans: Myanmar
Phawngpui is located in
Ans: Lushai Hills
Blue Mountain of the east
Ans: Phawngpui

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