[Himachal GK] National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries Situated in Himachal Pradesh



S.No.
Name
Area ( Sq. Km.)
Catchment Area
District
National Parks
1
The Great Himalayan National Park
754
Banjar, Sainj, Parbati, Manikaran, Shamshi
Kullu
2
Pin Valley National Park
675
Spiti-Kaza
Lahaul-Spiti
Wildlife Sanctuaries
3.
Gobind Sagar
100
Bilaspur
Bilaspur
4
Naina Devi
123
Bilaspur
Bilaspur
5
Gamgul
109
Chamba
Chamba
6
Kalatope
69
Dalhousie
Chamba
7
Kugti
379
Chamba
Chamba
8
Sechu-Tuan Nala
103
Pangi
Chamba
9
Tundah
64
Dalhousie
Chamba
10
Dhauladhar
944
Palampur, Dharamshala
Kangra
11
Pong Dam ( Maharana Pratap Sagar)
307
Nurpur, Dehra
Kangra
12
Lippa Asrang
31
Pooh
Kinnaur
13
Rakchham Chitkul
304
Rakchham
Kinnaur
14
Rupi Bhaba
503
Nichar
Kinnaur
15
Kais
14
Kullu
Kullu
16
Knawar
61
Kullu
Kullu
17
Khokhan
14
Kullu
Kullu
18
Sainj
90
Sainj, Banjar
Kullu
18
Manali
32
Manali
Kullu
19
Tirthan
61
Siraj
Kullu
20
Bandli
41
Suket
Mandi
21
Nargu
278
Mandi
Mandi
22
Shikari Devi
72
Nachan, Siraj
Mandi
23
Daranghati –I and II
167
Kotgarh
Shimla
24
Shimla
10
Shimla
Shimla
25
Kibber
1400
Spiti
Lahaul-Spiti
26
Chander Tal
38
Chandertal
Lahaul-Spiti
27
Tarla
40
Choupal, Rohru
Shimla
28
Renuka
4
Renuka
Sirmaur
29
Simbalbara
19
Nahan
Sirmaur
30
Churdhar
66
Rajgarh
Sirmaur
31
Chail
109
Solan
Solan
32
Majathal
40
Kunihaar
Solan
33
Shilli
2
Solan
Solan
34
Darlaghat
6
Kunihar
Solan



                           Fig:  National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of Himachal Pradesh



Questions Related to National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of Himachal Pradesh: 
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1.       When was The Great Himalayan National Park Established in Himachal Pradesh?

a.       1975

b.      1978

c.       1984

d.      1986

      2.       The total area covered by The GreaT Himalayan National Park is:

a.       700  Sq.km.

b.      754 Sq. km

c.       678 Sq.km

d.      438 Sq.km.

      3.       How many National Parks are there in Himachal Pradesh?

a.       1

b.      2

c.       3

d.      4

      4.       Pin Valley National Park was established in:

a.       1975

b.      1977

c.       1985

d.      1987

      5.       Great Himalayan National Park is situated in__________ district.

a.       Solan

b.      Lahaul-Spiti

c.       Ninnaur

d.      Kullu

      6.       “Bandli” wildlife sanctuary is situated in:

a.       Bilaspur

b.      Kullu

c.       Mandi

d.      Sirmaur

      7.       Which is the smallest wildlife sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh?

a.       Bandli

b.      Renuka

c.       Rupi Bhaba

d.      Shilli

      8.       Daranghati wildlife sanctuary is in:

a.       Solan

b.      Shimla

c.       Sirmaur

d.      Kullu

       9.       Find the odd one out:

a.       Bandali- Mandi

b.      Churdhar –Chamba

c.       Tirthan –Kullu

d.      Daranghati-Shimla

      10.   In which district is Shikari Devi wildlife sanctuary situated?

a.       Solan

b.      Sirmaur

c.       Mandi

d.      Kullu

      11.   Which district has the maximum number of wildlife sanctuaries in H.P?

a.       Chamba

b.      Solan

c.       Kullu

d.      Sirmaur

     12.   Lippa Asrang wildlife sanctuary in Kinnaur district is famous for:

a.       Snow Leopard

b.      Brown Bear

c.       Yak

d.      Deer

     13.   Which is the biggest wildlife sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh?

a.       Tirthan

b.      Lippa Asrang

c.       Kibber

d.      Dhauladhar

     14.   Kalatope Khajjiar wildlife sanctuary in Chamba district is situated on the banks of:

a.       Satluj

b.      Chenab

c.       Ravi

d.      Beas

     15.   Which of the following animals are found in the wildlife sanctuaries of Himachal Pradesh:

a.       Snow leopard

b.      Brown Bear

c.       Monal

d.      All of these

     16.   Himalayan Botanical Garden is Situated at:

a.       Palampur

b.      Sundernagar

c.       Kufri

d.      Solan

     17.   How many wildlife sanctuaries are in Himachal Pradesh?

a.       29

b.      31

c.       30

d.      32

     18.   Tirthan wildlife sanctuary is situated in:

a.       Kullu

b.      Solan

c.       Mandi

d.      Kangra

     19.   Mahanran Pratap Sagar wildlife sanctuary is situated in:

a.       Una

b.      Hamirpur

c.       Kangra

d.      Chamba

     20.   Tundah wildlife sanctuary is situated in:

a.       Solan

b.      Kullu

c.       Kinnaur

d.      Chamba

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