Test: Water Resources - 4


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following data shows the percentage of global precipitation that is received by India?

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India is estimated to receive nearly 4 % of global precipitation and the country ranks 133 in terms of this. It differs from one country to another, like England will be 4-5% also. There has some global precipitation satellite which is called GPM also use to measure this thing.

QUESTION: 2

Which of the following areas would you immediately associate with water scarcity?

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Rajasthan is facing a severe water crisis, with a decadal average study has inferring that there has been a decline in groundwater by 62.70% in the state with only 37.20% rise.

QUESTION: 3

Which of the following is a reason for water scarcity in a region with sufficient water to meet the requirements of the people?

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Water shortages may be caused by climate change, such as altered weather patterns including droughts or floods, increased pollution, and increased human demand and overuse of water. A water crisis is a situation where the available potable, unpolluted water within a region is less than that region's demand.

QUESTION: 4

Which of the following contributes approximately 22 per cent of the total electricity produced in India today?

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QUESTION: 5

Which of the following problems arises due to water pollution?

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QUESTION: 6

Which of the following hydraulic structures is not a feature of ancient times?

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QUESTION: 7

Which of the following is one of the largest artificial lakes of ancient India built in the 11th century?

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QUESTION: 8

Which of the following hydraulic structures was constructed by Iltutmish in the 14th century for supplying water to Siri Fort area?

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QUESTION: 9

Which of the following hydraulic structures is built in river basins?

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An example of a hydraulic structure would be a dam, which slows the normal flow rate of the river in order to power turbines. A hydraulic structure can be built in rivers, a sea, or any body of water where there is a need for a change in the natural flow of water.

QUESTION: 10

In which of the following areas can you find one of the oldest water-harvesting systems of India?

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QUESTION: 11

For which of the following purposes were dams traditionally built?

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Traditionally dams were built to impound rivers and rainwater that could be used later to irrigate the agricultural fields.

QUESTION: 12

Which of the following multipurpose projects is found in the Satluj-Beas river basin?

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QUESTION: 13

On which of the following rivers is the Hirakud dam constructed?

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QUESTION: 14

On which of the following issues did the Narmada Bachao Andolan first focus?

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Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) is a social movement consisting of adivasis, farmers, environmentalists and human rights activists against a number of large dams being built across the Narmada River, which flows through the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, all in India. It is against the loss of green cover around due to the project.

QUESTION: 15

In which of the following areas were farmers agitated when higher priority was given to water supply in urban areas, particularly during drought?

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QUESTION: 16

Which of the following state governments have raised the Krishna-Godavari dispute?

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QUESTION: 17

On which of the following rivers are the Tilaiya, Panchet, Maithon, Konar and Bokaro dams located?

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QUESTION: 18

Which of the following river projects or groups of river projects provide hydroelectricity to the industries of Maharasthra?

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following dams are part of Chambal Project?

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QUESTION: 20

Which of the following environmental damages are not induced due to multipurpose projects?

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The construction of big dams destroys the natural surroundings and biodiversity of area.If large dams are constructed at the place where tectonic plates meet, it can induce earthquakes.

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