GK Questions with answers on Geography India - Drainage System Set I

GK Questions with answers on Geography India - Drainage System Set I in this set you will find repository of 10 Multiple Choice Questions that will help you to attune and equipped for examinations like UPSC, IAS, SSC, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.
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GK Questions with answers on Geography India - Drainage System Set I
GK Questions with answers on Geography India - Drainage System Set I

India is a land of rivers. There are more than 400 big and small rivers are found, which can be divided into 23 large and 200 small river basins.

1. Which of the following rivers did not discharge its water in the Arabian Sea?

A. Narmada

B. Tapi

C. Mahi

D. Mahanadi

Ans: D

2. Which is the correct definition of drainage basin?

A. An area drained by a river and its tributaries

B. The boundary line separating one drainage basin from the other

C. A river drain is a specific area

D. None of the above

Ans: A

3. What is another name of Chenab?

A. Chamba

B. Jhelum

C. Chandrabhaga

D. Ravi

Ans: C

4. From which glacier River Ganga originated?

A. Gangotri glacier

B. Bokhar Chu glacier

C. Mansrovar glacier

D. Siachin glacier

Ans: A

5. Which place in India Bhagirathi merges with Alaknanda River to formed River Ganga?

A. Joshimath

B. Devprayag

C. Allahabad

D. Vishnuprayag

Ans: B

List of Towns situated on the Banks of River

6. In which place Gandak joins the River Ganga?

A. At Allahabad

B. Near Kannauj

C. At Hugli near Kolkata

D. Sonpur near Patna

Ans: D

7. Which river is popularly known as Dakshin Ganga?

A. Godavari

B. Mahanadi

C. Periyar

D. Sihawa

Ans: A

8. Which of the following rivers are the major tributaries of River Kaveri?

A. Koyna, Tungabhadra, and Bhima

B. Penganga, Indravati, Pranhita, and Manjra

C. Subansiri, Kameng, Manas, and Sankosh.

D. Kabini,Bhavani, and Amravati

Ans: D

9. Which of the following river originates in the Pushkar valley of the Aravalli range?

A. Narmada

B. Sabarmati

C. Saraswati

D. Luni

Ans: D

10. The River that forms Dhuandhar waterfall and a picturesque gorge of marble rocks nearby Jabalpur:

A. Narmada

B. Kaveri

C. Kabini

D. Bhavani

Ans: A

Drainage System of India

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