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

Indian Rivers, Lakes and Water Set - 2 MCQs

Question 36.

The longest river of peninsular India is ________

A.

 Narmada

B.

 Godavari

C.

 Mahanadi

D.

 Cauveri

Explanation :

The longest river of peninsular India is Godavari. Godavari is the longest river of peninsular India. Godavari, also known as 'Dakshin Ganga' – the South Ganges, the second longest river of India after the Ganges, is the longest river of peninsular India.

Question 37.

Which city is located on the banks of the river Brahmaputra?

A.

 Kanpur

B.

 Srinagar

C.

 Dibrugarh

D.

 Lucknow

Explanation :

Dibrugarh is a city in Assam's eastern part which is located on the bank of Brahmaputra river. It is one of the most productive tea producing cities of Assam.

Question 38.

Which of the following rivers joins Ganga at Allahabad ?

A.

 Gandak

B.

 Ghaghra

C.

 Kosi

D.

 Yamuna

Explanation :

Yamuna rivers joins Ganga at Allahabad. The river Yamuna joins Ganga at this point and Ganga continues to flow until it meets Bay of Bengal.

Question 39.

The originating point of river Godavari is

A.

 Nasik

B.

 Pune

C.

 Mumbai

D.

 Sholapur

Explanation :

Godavari river risesi Northwestern Maharashtra in Nasik. Its source of origin is Brahmagiri mountains located in Trimbakeshwar plateau. Important tributaries of river Godavari are Penganga, Wainganga Wardha, Pranahita, Manjra and Pravara.

Question 40.

The first river valley project started in India is

A.

 Bhakra Nangal Project

B.

 Damodar Valley Project

C.

 Kosi Project

D.

 Hirakud Project

Explanation :

The first river valley project started in India is Damodar Valley Project. Damodar Valley Project (DVP) is based on the model of Tennessee Valley Authority (TAV), USA constructed to harness water of Damodar, a capricious river flowing through Bihar and West Bengal.