(MCQ) River Origin Tributaries Dam and Located cities

Multiple Choice Questions – Rivers – Dams and Cities

 Which of the following dams is not on the River Krishna?

Nagarjunasagar

Krishnaraja Sagar

Srisailam

Alamatti

Answer (2)

 Match the following:

List 1 (Dam)               List 2 (River)

  1. Hirakud Dam   1. Beas
  2. Thein Dam   2. Chenab
  3. Salal Project 3. Ravi
  4. Pong Dam 4. Mahanadi

A – 4; B – 3; C – 1; D – 2

A – 4; B – 3; C – 2; D – 1

A – 2; B – 1; C – 3; D – 4

A – 1; B – 2; C – 4; D – 3

Answer (2)

 The city located on the banks of Gomati is

Kanpur

Allahabad

Lucknow

Ghaziabad

Answer (3)

 

 Tehri Dam of Uttarakhand has been constructed on the river –

Teesta

Alaknanda

Bhagirathi

Ghaggar

Answer (3)

 Chutak Hydro-electric project being constructed by NHPC in Kargil is on the river –

Suru

Jhelum

Kunar

Ravi

Answer (1)

On the banks of which of the following rivers is Srinagar located?

Sutlej

Indus

Ravi

Jhelum

Answer (4)

Maithon Dam, which was in news during the 34th National Games is located on which of the following rivers?

Damodar

Barakar

Hooghly

Padma

Answer (2)

 

 Nimoo Bazgo hydro-electric Project being constructed by NHPC in Leh is located on river –

Indus

Beas

Ravi

Chenab

Answer (1)

Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?

Kota – Chambal

Bhubaneswar – Mahanadi

Jabalpur – Narmada

Surat – Tapti

Answer (2)

On which of the following rivers is Ukai dam located?

Chenab

Narmada

Beas

Tapti

Answer (4)

Which of the following cities is not located on the banks of Ganga?

Kanpur

Patna

Agra

Varanasi

Answer (3)

Which of the following dams is located on the river Ravi?

Pong

Thein

Ukai

Baglihar

Answer (2)

Consider the following statements:

Ranjit Sagar Dam is on the river Beas.

Hirakud Dam is on the river Damodar.

The reservoir Gandhi Sagar is on the river Chambal.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 and 2

3 only

2 and 3

1 and 3

Answer (2)

Which of the following rivers does not flow into the Arabian Sea?

Narmada

Kaveri

Tapti

Periyar

Answer (2)

 Hirakud dam, one of the longest dams (length – 25.8 km) in the world is located on river –

Godavari

Tungabhadra

Mahanadi

Brahmaputra

Answer (3)

Which of the following is wrongly matched?

Hirakud : Mahanadi

Nagarjuna Sagar : Cauvery

Bhakra Nangal :Sutlej

Pochamped : Godavari

Answer (2).

Which of the following dams is also known as Maharana Pratap Sagar?

Ukai Dam

Pong Dam

Thein Dam

Koyna Dam

Answer (2)

Raighat dam is situated on river?

Narmada

Sutlej

Betwa

Chambal

Answer (3)

On which of the following rivers is Gandhi sagar Dam located?

Son

Betwa

Chambal

Sabarmati

Answer (3).

On which river is the Bhakra Nangal Dam located

Sutlej

Ravi

Chenab

Beas

Answer (1)

Which of the following cities is located on the banks of the River Saryu?

Varanasi

Ayodhya

Kanpur

Allahabad

Answer (2)

On which river has ‘Naranarayan Setu’ been built?

Ganga

Brahmaputra

Mahanadi

Godavari

Answer (2)

Match List 1 with List 2 and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

List 1 -Town          List 2 -Nearby River

  1. Betul      1. Indravati
  2. Jagdalpur 2. Narmada
  3. Jabalpur 3. Shipra
  4. Ujjain 4. Tapti

A – 1; B – 4; C – 2; D – 3

A – 4; B – 1; C – 2; D – 3

A – 4; B – 1; C – 3; D – 2

A – 1; B – 4; C – 3; D – 2

Answer (2).

Which of the following is not a tributary of the River Ganga?

Gomati

Betwa

Ghaghra

Gandak

Answer (2)

Which of the following rivers has its origin in the Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh?

Ravi

Sutlej

Beas

Jhelum

Answer (3).

 Tungabhadra, a river formed by the confluence of Tunga and Bhadra rivers is the chief tributary of –

Kaveri

 Godavari

Periyar

 Krishna

Answer (4)

 

Which of the following rivers originates at the hill station Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra?

Godavari

Krishna

Kaveri

Tapti

Answer (2)

Which of the following rivers originates in Chhattisgarh?

Mahanadi

Narmada

Tapti

Chambal

Answer (1)

 Hemavathi, Simsha and Arkavati are the tributaries of which of the following rivers?

Tungabhadra

Godavari

Kaveri

Krishna

Answer (3)

Which of the following rivers has its origin in the Aravalli hills in Rajasthan?

Chambal

Sabarmati

Sutlej

Tapti

Answer (2)

 From which of the following places does the River Narmada originate?

Amarkantak

Mahabaleshwar

Betul

Nasik

Answer (1)

Which of the following rivers originates from Brahmagiri Hills in Karnataka?

Pennar

Kaveri

Krishna

Tunga

Answer (2)

Sutlej, Dras and Zanskar are the tributaries of –

Ravi

Yamuna

Indus

Jhelum

Answer (3)

What is popular name of the river formed by the confluence of Chandra and Bhagha rivers?

Ganga

Chenab

Yamuna

Jhelum

Answer (2)

 Which of the following is not a tributary of river Yamuna?

Tons

Kosi

Ken

Hindon

Answer (2)

 Kameng is a tributary of –

Padma

Meghna

Subansiri

Brahmaputra

Answer (4)

Which of the following rivers is not a tributary of the River Godavari?

Bhima

Manjira

Bindusara

Penganga

Answer (1)

The place of confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi is known as

Rudraprayag

Devprayag

Haridwar

Kedarnath

Answer (2)

 

 Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

 

Rivers                     Major Tributaries

Godavari                 Pairi, Hasdo, Tel

Mahanadi              Purna, Penganga, Wainganga

Krishna                  Manjra, Dudhana, Indravati

Cauvery                  Kabani, Hemavati, Amaravati

Answer (4)

Which one of the following rivers originates at Amarkantak?

Damodar

Mahanadi

Narmada

Tapti

Answer (3)

The river Damodar rises in the

Rajasthan State

Gujarat State

Chhotanagpur Plateau

Arunachal Pradesh hills

Answer (3)

 Where does Chambal River originate from?

Bhind

Ratlam

Mhow

Ujjain

Answer (3)

Which one of the following Indian rivers does not have its source in Tibet?

Indus

Ganga

Sutlej

Brahmaputra

Answer (2)

Which of the following is the largest tributary of the Ganga?

Ghaghara

Gomti

Kosi

Yamuna

Answer (1)

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