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 No.-1. Of which rivers system does the Koyna river form a part?

(a) The Cauvery

(b) The Krishna

(c) The Godavari

(d) The Mahanadi

No.-2. With which one of the following rivers does Chambal river merge?

(a) Banas

(b) Ganga

(c) Narmada

(d) Yamuna

No.-3. Which is the largest of the peninsular rivers?

(a) Godavari

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Krishna

(d) Cauvery

No.-4. The Baglihar Hydropower Project, very frequently in the news, is located on which one of the following rivers?

(a) Beas

(b) Chenab

(c) Ravi

(d) Sutlej

No.-5. The Jog waterfalls are on the river–

(a) Tunga Bhadra

(b) Sharavathi

(c) Koyna

(d) Netravathi

No.-6. Recently Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh Governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the linking of two rivers as a link project. Which are these two rivers?

(a) Betwa and Chambal

(b) Betwa and Ken

(c) Chambal and Son

(d) Ken and Narmada

No.-7. Which of the following rivers has the largest catchment areas?

(a) Narmada

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Godavari

(d) Krishna

No.-8. Which one of the following rivers originates at Amarkantak?

(a) Damodar

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Narmada

(d) Tapti

No.-9. Some of the rivers of peninsular India are non-perennial mainly because :

(a) Rainfall is seasonal

(b) Rainfall is low

(c) Rainfall varies from year to year

(d) Water is derived to tanks

No.-10. Through which one among the following groups of states does the river Narmada flow?

(a) Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh

(b) Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra

(c) Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh

(d) Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

No.-11. The second largest river basin in India is that of–

(a) Mahanadi

(b) Godavari

(c) Narmada

(d) Krishna

No.-12. The Narmada and Tapti rivers of peninsular India flow westwards–

(a) Along with old river courses

(b) Along valleys carved by erosion

(c) Along through bounded by faults

(d) Along joints

No.-13. Which one of the following rivers flows into the Arabian Sea?

(a) Indravati

(b) Godavari

(c) Cauveri

(d) Narmada

No.-14. Which one of the following states has built the famous Gandhi Sagar across the Chambal river?

(A) Rajasthan

(B) Maharashtra

(C) Uttar Pradesh

(D) Madhya Pradesh

No.-15. Which one of the following rivers originates in Brahmagiri range of Western Ghats?

(A) Pennar

(B) Cauveri

(C) Krishna

(D) Tapti

No.-16. In the Cauvery river water dispute, which one of the following groups of states is concerned?

(a) Kerala and Karnataka

(b) Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra

(c) Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry

(d) Kerala, Goa, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

No.-17. Which one of the following rivers flows between the Vindhya Range and the Satpura Range of mountains?

(a) Narmada

(b) Tapti

(c) Son

(d) Chambal

No.-18. Tapti rivers are in–

(a) Satpura range

(b) Vindhyachal range

(c) Western Ghats

(d) the Eastern Ghats

No.-19. Which one is the correct sequence of the following topographical features found from upper to lower course of a river?

(a) Ox-bow lake-Rapids-Estuary

(b) Rapids-Estuary-Ox-bow lake

(c) Rapids-Ox-bow lake-Estuary

(d) Estuary-Ox-bow lake-Rapids

No.-20. At which one of the following places do the rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi merge to form Ganga?

(a) Devprayag

(b) Rudraprayag

(c) Karnaprayag

(d) Vishnuprayag

No.-21. Damodar river rises in–

(a) Chota Nagpur plateau

(b) Naga hills

(c) Satpura range

(d) Himalaya range

No.-22. The reservoir GB Pant Sagar is located on which river?

(a) Betwa

(b) Ghaghara

(c) Kosi

(d) Rihand

No.-23. River Luni originates near Pushkar and drains into which one of the following?

(a) Rann of Kachchh

(b) Arabian Sea

(c) Gulf of Cambay

(d) Lake Sambhar

No.-24. Mahanadi river rises in–

(a) Amarkantak

(b) Satpura

(c) Vindhyachal

(d) Sihava

No.-25. Which of the following three rivers of Peninsular India have the Amarkantak region as their source?

(a) Narmada, Krishna, Godavari

(b) Son, Mahanadi, Narmada

(c) Godavari, Krishna, Cauveri

(d) Chambal, Betwa, Luni

No.-26. The city of Nasik is situated on the banks of which one of the following rivers?

(a) Krishna

(b) Mandovi

(c) Godavari

(d) Tapi

No.-27. Which is the largest river in south India?

(a) Cauvery

(b) Krishna

(c) Godavari

(d) Tapti

No.-28. Which one of the following places is not located on the banks of river Ganga?

(a) Uttarkashi

(b) Kanpur

(c) Fatehpur

(d) Bhagalpur

No.-29. The river Godavari rises in the–

(a) Vindhyas

(b) Satpura range

(c) Sahyadri

(d) Naga hills

No.-30. Deltas are common in India for the East-flowing river systems, whereas they are nearly absent on the West Coast, because of West-flowing rivers :

(a) are few

(b) have lesser water volume and carry less run-off silt

(c) originate in dry areas

(d) originate largely in the Western Ghats and have a short distance to cover the sea

No.-31. Which is the correct arrangement of the following rivers from North to South?

(a) Godavari, Pennar, Cauveri, Periyar

(b) Pennar, Godavari, Periyar, Cauveri

(c) Godavari, Cauveri, Pennar, Periyar

(d) Cauveri, Godavari, Periyar, Pennar

No.-32. River Indus originates from–

(a) Hindukush range

(b) Himalayan range

(c) Karakoram range

(d) Kailash range

No.-33. Which among the following is the correct sequence of rivers starting from North to South?

(a) Bhima – Godavari – Penganga – Tungabhadra

(b) Godavari – Penganga – Bhima – Tungabhadra

(c) Penganga – Godavari – Bhima – Tungabhadra

(d) Penganga – Bhima – Godavari – Tungabhadra

No.-34. Which one among the following rivers does not flow into the Bay of Bengal?

(a) Mahanadi

(b) Cauveri

(c) Tapti

(d) Godavari

No.-35. The river with highest tidal bore in India is :

(a) Cauvery

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Hoogli

(d) Krishna

No.-36. Which one of the following river flows between Vindhya and Satpura ranges?

(a) Narmada

(b) Son

(c) Mahe

(d) Netravati

No.-37. Amravati, Bhavani, Hemavati and Kabini are tributaries of which one of the following rivers?

(a) Mahanadi

(b) Godavari

(c) Cauveri

(d) Krishna

No.-38. Who is the largest river in India?

(a) Ganga

(b) Brahmaputra

(c) Yamuna

(d) Godavari

No.-39. Which among the following statements provides the best evidence that a river is flowing through a rift valley?

(a) The Chambal Valley is marked by bad land topography

(b) River Tapi does not have delta but estuary

(c) River Mahanadi flows through a gorge at Satkosia

(d) River Colorado has the Grand Canyon along its valley

No.-40. Shimsha, Hemavati, Arkavati are the tributaries of which one of the following rivers?

(a) Tapti

(b) Tungabhadra

(c) Cauveri

(d) Krishna

No.-41. which one of the rivers forms an estuary in India?

(a) Narmada

(b) Cauvery

(c) Krishna

(d) Mahanadi

No.-42. Chambal river is a part of :

(a) Sabarmati basin

(b) Ganga basin

(c) Narmada basin

(d) Godavari basin

No.-43. The river with highest tidal bore in India is–

(a) Cauveri

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Hoogli

(d) Krishna

No.-44. An important river of the Indian desert is–

(a) Luni

(b) Narmada

(c) Krishna

(d) Beas

No.-45. What is the correct sequence of the rivers Godavari, Mahanadi, Narmada and Tapi in the descending order of their lengths?

(ass) Godavari – Mahanadi – Narmada – Tapi

(b) Godavari – Narmada – Mahanadi – Tapi

(c) Narmada – Godavari – Tapi – Mahanadi

(d) Narmada – Tapi – Godavari – Mahanadi

No.-46. The Nagarjunasagar dam is constructed on the river–

(a) Krishna

(b) Chambal

(c) Kosi

(d) Sutlej

No.-47. Which one of the following East flowing rivers of India has rift valley due to down warping?

(a) Damodar

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Son

(d) Yamuna

No.-48. The river also known as Tsangpo is Tibet is–

(a) Ganga 

(b) Brahmaputra

(c) Indu

(d) Teesta

No.-49. On which one of the following rivers is located Indo-Pak Bagalihar Project?

(a) Sutlej

(b) Jhelum

(c) Beas

(d) Chenab

No.-50. The Alamatti is on the river–

(a) Godavari

(b) Cauveri

(c) Krishna

(d) Mahanadi




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