Indian Rivers, Lakes and Water Set - 2 Multiple Choice Questions

Indian Rivers, Lakes and Water Set - 2 MCQs

Question 1.

The river Tsangpo flows through before entering India?

A.

 Myanmar

B.

 Pakistan

C.

 Tibet

D.

 China

Explanation :

The river Tsangpo flows through Tibet before entering India. Tsangpo or the Brahmaputra river flows 1625 km in Tibet parallel to the main range of Himalayas before entering India through Arunachal Pradesh.

Question 2.

The Tibetan river 'Tsangpo' enters India through the State of ________

A.

 Arunachal Pradesh

B.

 Assam

C.

 Manipur

D.

 Nagaland

Explanation :

The Tibetan river 'Tsangpo' enters India through the State of Arunachal Pradesh. The Brahmaputra enters India in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, where it is called Siang. It makes a very rapid descent from its original height in Tibet and finally appears in the plains, where it is called Dihang.

Question 3.

Which of the following rivers divides the 'Deccan Tableland' from Central Highland in northern India?

A.

 Chambal

B.

 Krishna

C.

 Godavari

D.

 Narmada

Explanation :

Narmada rivers divides the 'Deccan Tableland' from Central Highland in northern India. Narmada river and Vindhyan range divides the Deccan Plateau into two parts. Upper part is known as central highlands and lower part is known as Deccan plateau.

Question 4.

Which of the following gives the correct descending order by length of the rivers of India?

A.

 Brahmaputra, Ganga, Godavari, Kosi

B.

 Ganga, Brahmaputra, Krishna, Godavari

C.

 Ganga, Godavari, Yamuna, Krishna

D.

 Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Mahanadi

Explanation :

Ganga, Godavari, Yamuna and Krishna gives the correct descending order by length of the rivers of India.

Question 5.

From north towards South, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given rivers in India?

A.

 Shyok - Spiti - Zaskar - Sutlej

B.

 Shyok - Zaskar - Spiti - Sutlej

C.

 Zaskar - Shyok - Sutlej - Spiti

D.

 Zaskar - Sutlej - Shyok – Spiti

Explanation :

Zaskar - Shyok - Sutlej - Spiti is the correct sequence of the given rivers in India from north towards South.