Rivers, mountains & oceans

  1. Which of the following rivers in India is shared by large number of States?
    (A) Mahanadi
    (B) Krishna
    (C) Ganga
    (D) Godavari

  2. The river Sutlej, on which the Bhakra Dam has been built, originates from?
    (A) Asprihg in Verinag
    (B) Near Bara Lacha Passin Lahul
    (C) Rakas Lake in Tibet
    (D) Mansarovar Lake
  3. Show Answer (C) Rakas Lake in Tibet

  4. The Konark temple, dedicated to Surya or Sun God, was built between 1250-1278A.D. in the area around the mouth of the river?
    (A) Kaveri
    (B) Krishna
    (C) Mahanadi
    (D) Godavari

  5. Which of the following pairs is NOT correct? River Source,?
    (A) Godavari - Nasik District
    (B) Chambal - Near Mhow
    (C) Krishna - Near Mahabaleshwar
    (D) Narmada - Betul District
  6. Show Answer (D) Narmada - Betul District

  7. On which river the Pong Dam has been constructed?
    (A) Ganga
    (B) Tapti
    (C) Vamuna
    (D) Beas

  8. Which one of the following cities is not on the banks of the river Yamuna?
    (A) Haridwar
    (B) Delhi
    (C) Mathura
    (D) Agra

  9. Lapse Rate is the rate of change in?
    (A) temperature with increase of altitude
    (B) rainfall with increase of altitude
    (C) salinity with ocean depth
    (D) pace of movement of glacier
  10. Show Answer (A) temperature with increase of altitude

  11. When rivers carrying a load enter the sea, their flow gets checked and much of the material so carried is deposited offshore. Such deposits result in the formation of?
    (A) An atoll
    (B) Adelta
    (C) A harbour
    (D) ' Alake

  12. The Atlantic Ocean adjacent to is an important fishing region?
    (A) Norway
    (B) U.K.
    (C) Iceland
    (D) India

  13. The Salal Project is on the river?
    (A) Chenab
    (B) Jhelum
    (C) Ravi
    (D) Sutlej

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