Test: Drainage - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following lake is the largest freshwater lake in North - East India ?

Solution:

Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in North -East India is famous for the phumdis floating over it. Keibul Lamjao the only floating national park in the world. It is located near Moirang in Manipur state, India.

QUESTION: 2

Which of the following lake is a lagoon in the coastal region of Orissa?

Solution:

The correct option is C.
Chilika Lake is a brackish water lagoon, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha state on the east coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal, covering an area of over 1,100 km.

QUESTION: 3

Which one of the following lakes is a saltwater lake?

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following types of lakes is formed due to river action?

Solution: An oxbow lake forms when a river creates a meander, due to the river's eroding the bank. After a long period of time, the meander becomes very curved, and eventually the neck of the meander becomes narrower and the river cuts through the neck during a flood, cutting off the meander and forming an oxbow lake.
QUESTION: 5

Which type of lakes contain water only during the rainy season?

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India has many lakes. These differ from each other in size, and other characteristics. Most lakes are permanent; some contain water only during the rainy season, like the lakes in the basins of inland drainage of semi-arid region.

QUESTION: 6

Which of the following is a famous lake of Srinagar in Kashmir?

Solution:

D is the correct option.Dal is a lake in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is an urban lake, which is the second largest in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is integral to tourism and recreation in Kashmir and is named the "Lake of Flowers", "Jewel in the crown of Kashmir" or "Srinagar's Jewel".

QUESTION: 7

Which of the following rivers originates from the Hazaribagh plateau of Chhota Nagpur region and flows eastwards?

Solution:

The correct option is D.
The Chota Nagpur plateau in its entirety lies between the basins of the Ganges (Ganga) and Son rivers to the north and the Mahanadi River to the south. Through its centre, from west to east, runs the coal-bearing, faulted Damodar River valley..

QUESTION: 8

Which of the following waterfalls is made by the river Kaveri and is the second biggest waterfall in India?

Solution:

Shivasamudram falls is located in Mandya district. It is located at a distance of 27 km from Somanathapura and 80 km from Mysore.

Shivanasamudra Falls is the second biggest waterfall in India and the sixteenth largest in the world. Shivanasamudra Falls was formerly known as the Kaveri Falls. River Kaveri divides into two branches and each branch cascades down rocky cliffs as the Gaganachukki and the Bharachukki, both are one km away from each other. These spectacular waterfalls are surrounded by hill forests of the Kaveri Wildlife Sanctuary.

QUESTION: 9

The drainage basin of which of the following rivers covers parts of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu?

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QUESTION: 10

The Amravati, Bhavani, Hemavati and Kabini are the tributaries of which of the following rivers?

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QUESTION: 11

Which of the following rivers rises from the slopes of the Western Ghats in the Nasik district of Maharashtra?

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Nasik district has a reputation of holiest pilgrimage district of Maharashtra state. Nasik district is highly diversified district in terms of physiography. It has a main river Godavari which is called as ‘Ganga’ of Maharashtra. Because of this main river along with river Girna and Mosam provide high resources of water for irrigation therefore we find this district with high and rich agricultural resources. Nasik district has made its name in the global export market because of grapes. It is necessary for us to understand a brief profile of this district which is now establishing itself into one of the leading agricultural and industrial district of Maharashtra state. 
QUESTION: 12

Which of the following states is not drained by the Godavari river?

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following rivers is not a tributary of river Godavari?

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QUESTION: 14

Which of the following rivers is known as the ‘Dakshin Ganga’?

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QUESTION: 15

The Wainganga and the Penganga are tributaries of which of the following rivers?

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QUESTION: 16

The Tungabhadra and the Koyna are tributaries of which of the following rivers?

Solution:

The rivers Venna, Koyna, Vasna, Panchganga, Dudhganga, Ghataprabha, Malaprabha and Tungabhadra join Krishna from the right bank; while the Yerla River, Musi River, Maneru and Bhima rivers join the Krishna from the left bank.

QUESTION: 17

Which of the following rivers rises in the highlands of Chhattisgarh?

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QUESTION: 18

Which of the following is the longest river of Peninsular India?

Solution:

The Godavari: It is the longest peninsular river system due to this it is also called the Dakshin Ganga. It rises in the Nasik district of Maharashtra and discharges its water into the Bay of Bengal. Its tributaries run through the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh.

QUESTION: 19

Which of the following rivers rises from a spring near Mahabaleshwar?

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QUESTION: 20

Which of the following is not a tributary of river Krishna?

Solution:

Amravati is not a tributary of the Krishna. The Amaravati River is the longest tributary of Kaveri River in fertile the districts of Karur and Tirupur, Tamil Nadu state, South India.

QUESTION: 21

A system of flowing water from the higher level to the lower level is called -           

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QUESTION: 22

Where does the river Indus rise?           

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The river Indus originates in Tibet; near Lake Mansarowar. It enters India in the Ladakh district of Jammu & Kashmir.

QUESTION: 23

The two head streams of the Ganga unite at ?           

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QUESTION: 24

..................... is the right bank tributary of the Ganga -           

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QUESTION: 25

Which city is located at the confluence of the Yamuna and Ganga -           

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QUESTION: 26

Which is the largest river basin in India ?           

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QUESTION: 27

What is the length of the Ganga ?           

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QUESTION: 28

Name the city located on the water divide between the Indus and the Ganga River system-           

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QUESTION: 29

What is the name of Brahmaputra river in Tibet ?

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QUESTION: 30

Where does the Narmada river rise ?           

Solution:

A is the correct option.The Narmada, the largest west flowing river of the Peninsula, rises near Amarkantak range of mountains in Madhya Pradesh. It is the fifth largest river in the country and the largest one in Gujarat. It traverses Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat and meets the Gulf of Cambay.

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