Indian Rivers, Lakes and Water Set - 4 Multiple Choice Questions

Indian Rivers, Lakes and Water Set - 4 MCQs

Question 1.

The Buckingham Canal runs through

A.

 Tamil Nadu and Karnataka

B.

 Kerala and Andhra Pradesh

C.

 Tamil Nadu and Kerala

D.

 Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Explanation :

The Buckingham Canal runs through Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The Buckingham Canal is a 796 kilometres long fresh water navigation canal, running parallel to the Coromandel Coast of South India from Kakinada in East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh to Villupuram District in Tamil Nadu.

Question 2.

The largest irrigation canal in India

A.

 Yamuna canal

B.

 Indira Gandhi canal

C.

 Sirhand canal

D.

 Upper Bari Doab canal

Explanation :

Indira Gandhi canal is the largest canal project in India with an approximate length of about 643 km. As it does not serve water to Punjab and mainly supplies water to Rajasthan it is also known as Rajasthan feeder.

Question 3.

Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

A.

 Tulbul Project - Himachal Pradesh

B.

 Srisailam Project - Tamil Nadu

C.

 Papanasam Project - Karnataka

D.

 Ukai Project - Gujarat

Explanation :

Project - State
Ukai - Gujarat
Tulbul - J & K
Srisailam - Andhra Pradesh
Papanasam - Tamil Nadu

Question 4.

The Buckincham Canal is an inland water way in

A.

 United Kingdom

B.

 Australia

C.

 India

D.

 New Zealand

Explanation :

The Buckincham Canal is an inland water way in India. The Buckingham Canal is a 796 kilometres (494.6 mi) long fresh water navigation canal, that parallels the Coromandel Coast of South India from Kakinada in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh to Villupuram District in Tamil Nadu.

Question 5.

Which one of the following pairs of sea ports and states is not correctly matched?

A.

 Kandla : Gujarat

B.

 Paradip : Orissa

C.

 Quilon : Kerala

D.

 Kakinada : Maharashtra

Explanation :

Kakinada Port is located at Kakinada off the east coast of India. It is 170 km (106 mi) south of Visakhapatnam Port.