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

Indian Rivers, Lakes and Water Set - 2 MCQs

Question 21.

River Cauvery flows through the state of

A.

 Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu

B.

 Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu

C.

 Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu

D.

 Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

Explanation :

River Cauvery flows through the state of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Question 22.

Narmada river originates from Amarkantak in ________

A.

 Gujarat

B.

 Maharashtra

C.

 Madhya Pradesh

D.

 Chhattisgarh

Explanation :

Narmada river originates from Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh. River Narmada emerges from Amarkantak Hill of Maikal Range. Son river is largest of southern tributaries of Ganga that originates near Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh near the source of Narmada River. Damodar originates in Chandwa on the Chota Nagpur Plateau. The Tapi River originates in the Betul district.

Question 23.

Which of the following river flows from the sediments in India?

A.

 Ganga

B.

 Indus

C.

 Brahmaputra

D.

 Yamuna

Explanation :

Ganga river flows through the Northern plains carrying huge amount of sediments. Moreover a great amount of sediments are also added by its tributaries such as Kosi, Gandak, Son, Ghaggar and Yamuna.

Question 24.

The Narmada river originate in

A.

 Vindhyan Range

B.

 Maikal Range

C.

 Satpura Range

D.

 Mahadeo Range

Explanation :

The Narmada river originate in Maikal Range. Amarkantak is the place from where the Narmada river originates. It rises from the Maikal ranges at the height of 1057 meter above the sea level.

Question 25.

Which of the following rivers flows through Maharashtra and Gujarat ?

A.

 Sabarmati

B.

 Godavari

C.

 Mahi

D.

 Tapti

Explanation :

Tapti rivers flows through Maharashtra and Gujarat. The Tapi is the second largest westward draining inter-state river basin. It covers a large area in the State of Maharashtra besides areas in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.