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River A and River B are small streams that merge into another large River C. Which of the following is/are correct regarding these rivers?

A
River A is the distributary of River C.
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River B is the tributary of River C.
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River C is the tributary of rivers A and B.
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River A is the tributary of river C.
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Solution

The correct options are
B River B is the tributary of River C.
D River A is the tributary of river C.
A stream or river that flows into a larger river is called a tributary. Hence river A and B are tributaries of river C. A distributary is a stream that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel.

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