Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Qeustion Trend ( Geo. Prelims Part 3)

RIVERS IN INDIA ( Question : 1995-2010)

2010

With reference to the river Luni, which one of the following statements is correct?

(a) It flows into Gulf of Khambhat.

(b) It flows into Gulf of Kuchchh.

(c) It flows into Pakistan and merges with a tributary of Indus.

(d) It is lost in the marshy land of the Rann of Kuchchh.





Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

Dam / Lake River

(a) Govind Sagar - Satluj

(b) Kolleru Lake - Krishna

(c) Ukai Reservoir - Tapi

(d) Wular Lake - Jhelum





Rivers that pass through Himachal Pradesh are :

(a) Beas and Chenab only

(b) Beas and Ravi only

(c) Chenab, Ravi and Satluj only

(d) Beas, Chenab, Ravi, Satluj and Yamuna



2009

Consider the following statements

1. There are no east flowing rivers in Kerala

2. There are no west flowing rivers in Madhya Pradesh

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2





Which one of the following rivers does not originate in India?

(a) Beas

(b) Chenab

(c) Ravi

(d) Sutlej



At which of the following places do two important rivers of India originate; while one of

them flows towards north and merges with another important river flowing towards Bay of

Bengal, the other one flows towards Arabian Sea?

(a) Amarkantak

(b) Badrinath

(c) Mahabaleshwar

(d) Nasik





Consider the following pairs:

Tributary River Main River

1. Chambal : Narmada

2. Sone : Yamuna

3. Manas : Brahmaputra

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 3 only



2008

With which one of the following rivers is the Omkareshwar Project associates?

(a) Chambal

(b) Narmada

(c) Tapi

(d) Bhima







Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

Waterfalls : River

1. Kapildhara Falls : Godavari

2. Jog Falls : Sharavati

3. Sivasamudram Falls : Cauvery

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3









2007

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

List-I (Town) List-II (River never to it)

A. Betul 1. Indravati

B. Jagdalpur 2. Narmada

C. Jabalpur 3. Shipra

D. Ujjain 4. Tapti

A B C D

(a) 1 4 2 3

(b) 4 1 2 3

(c) 4 1 3 2

(d) 1 4 3 2





Which one of the following rivers originates at Amarkantak?

(a) Damodar

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Narmada

(d) Tapti







Which one among the following major Indian cities is most eastward located?

(a) Hyderabad

(b) Bhopal

(c) Lucknow





Assertion (A): River Kalinadi is an east-flowing river in the southern part of India.

Reason (R): The Deccan Plateau is higher along its western edge and gently towards

The Bay of Bengal in the East.







2006

Which one of the following statements is not correct?

(a) Mahanadi River rises in Chhattisgarh

(b) Godavari River rises in Maharashtra

(c) Cauvery River rises in Andhra Pradesh

(d) Tapti River rises in Madhya Pradesh







Between which of the following was the ancient tewn of Takshasila located?

(a) Indus and Jhelum

(b) Jhelum and Chenab

(c) Chenab and Ravi

(d) Ravi and Beas



From north towards south, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given

rivers in India?

(a) Shyok – Spiti – Zaskar – Satluj

(b) Shyok – Zaskar – Spiti – Satluj

(c) Zaskar – Shyok – Satluj – Spiti

(d) Zaskar – Satluj – Shyok – Spiti





2005



Gandhi Sagar Dam is a part of which of the following?

(a) Chambal Project

(b) Kosi Project

(c) Damodar Valley Project

(d) Bhakra Nangal Project





2004



Lake Sambhar is nearest to which one of the following cities of Rajasthan?

(a) Bharatpur

(b) Jaipur

(c) Jodhpur

(d) Udaipur





Assertion (A): West-flowing rivers of Peninsular India have no deltas.

Reason (R): There rivers do not carry any alluvial sediments.









2003





What is the correct sequence of the rivers - Godavari, Mahanadi, Narmada and Tapi in the

descending order of their lengths?

(a) Godavari – Mahanadi – Narmada – Tapi

(b) Godavari – Narmada – Mahanadi – Tapi

(c) Narmada – Godavari – Tapi – Mahanadi

(d) Narmada – Tapi – Godavari – Mahanadi







2002





Which one of the following is not a lagoon?

(a) Ashtamudi lake

(b) Chilka lake

(c) Periyar lake

(d) Pulicat lake







The correct sequence of the eastward flowing rivers of the peninsular India from north to

south is

(a) Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Pennar, Cauvery and Vaigai

(b) Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery, Vaigai and Pennar

(c) Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Pennar and Vaigai

(d) Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery, Vaigai and Pennar







2000



Which one of the following statements in not true?

(a) Ghaggar’s water is utilised in the Indira Gandhi Canal

(b) Narmada rises from Amarkantak region

(c) Nizam Sagar is situated on the Manjira river

(d) Penganga is a tributary of the Godavari









1999





Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List I (Rivers) List II (Dams)

A. Cauvery 1. Alamatti

B. Krishna 2. Mettur

C. Narmada 3. Gandhi Nagar

D. Chambal 4. Sardar Sarovar

A B C D

(a) 1 4 2 3

(b) 2 1 4 3

(c) 2 1 3 4

(d) 1 3 4 2



1998



The water pollution is river is measured by the dissolved amount of

(a) Chlorine

(b) Ozone

(c) Nitrogen

(d) Oxygen





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







1997



The Alamatti is on the river

(a) Godavari

(b) Cauvery

(c) Krishna

(d) Mahanadi





The canal-carrying capacity of Farrakka is

(a) 75,000 Cusecs (

b) 70,000 Cusecs

(c) 40,000 Cusecs

(d) 35,000 Cusecs







1996



Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

1. Idukki : Thermal power station

2. Sabarigiri : Hydro-electric project

3. Ghatprabha : Irrigation project

4. Ramganga : Multipurpose project

(a) 2, 3 and 4 (b) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(c) 3 and 4 (d) 1 and 2





Consider the following rivers:

1. Kishenganga 2. Ganga

3. Waingaga 4. Penganga

The correct sequence of these rivers when arranged in the north-south direction is

(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 (b) 2, 1, 3, 4

(c) 2, 1, 4, 3 (d) 1, 2, 3, 4









1995

Which one of the following rivers thrice forks into two streams and reunites a few miles

farther on, thus forming the islands of Srirangapattanam, Sivasamudram and Srirangam?

(a) Cauvery (b) Tungabhadra

(c) Krishna (d) Godavari

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