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

Indian Rivers, Lakes and Water Set - 2 MCQs

Question 31.

The Mountain Peak located where the Tsangpo-Brahmaputra river takes a hairpin bend from West-East trend to North-South trend is

A.

 Saramati

B.

 Shillong

C.

 Namcha Barwa

D.

 Karbi

Explanation :

The Mountain Peak located where the Tsangpo-Brahmaputra river takes a hairpin bend from West-East trend to NorthSouth trend is Namcha Barwa.

Question 32.

Which of the following rivers flows between the Vindhya and Satpura ranges?

A.

 Narmada

B.

 Tapti

C.

 Gandak

D.

 Godavari

Explanation :

Narmada rivers flows between the Vindhya and Satpura ranges. The Narmada River originates from north-eastern end of Satpura & runs in the depression between the Satpura and Vindhya ranges.

Question 33.

The river which joins Ganga from southern side is

A.

 Betwa

B.

 Chambal

C.

 Son

D.

 Ken

Explanation :

Son river is an important right bank tributary of river Ganga. Betwa, Chambal and Ken are the tributaries of Yamuna which in trum is a tributary to Ganga. Son originates in in Vindhyas and flows from central India to North India.

Question 34.

Which of the following river is known as "Dakshin Ganga"?

A.

 Krishna

B.

 Mahanadi

C.

 Godavari

D.

 Cauvery

Explanation :

Dakshin Ganga is called so because as the river Ganga has the largest river basin in north India. Godavari has the largest basin in South India.

Question 35.

Which is the river known as Tsangpo in Tibet?

A.

 Ganga

B.

 Brahmaputra

C.

 Indus

D.

 Tista

Explanation :

Brahmaputra river which originates in Tibet flows through Tibet and there it is locally known as Tsangpo("Purifier"). The Chinese name of river Brahmaputra is Yarlung Zangbo.