June 07, 2014

Q TIME: THE RIVERS OF INDIA - II




(1) Which is the longest amongst the rivers that flow entirely within the territorial limits of India?
Godavari
Krishna
Narmada
Kaveri

(2) The names ‘Panjnad’ and ‘Satnad’ are associated with which Indian River?
Ganag
Indus
Brahmaputra
Narmada

(3) Which of the following is not a southward flowing tributary of the Ganga?
Gomati
Son
Ghaghara
Kosi

(4) Which of the following rivers flows through the maximum number of NE states?
Brahmaputra
Manas
Barak
Luhit

(5) According to the Puranas, after relieving millions of people of their sins, the River Ganga assumes the form of a black cow and takes a dip in another river of peninsular India to cleanse herself. Which river are we referring to?
Narmada
Kaveri
Krishna
Godavari

(6) The Farakka Barrage pumps water from the Ganges into which river?
Teesta
Hooghly
Damodar
Torsa

(7) The Periyar River is the said to be the lifeline of which Indian state?
Karnataka
Andhra
Kerala
Tamil Nadu

(8) Which is the famous temple town on the banks of the river Vegavathi?
Kanchipuram
Madurai
Thanjore
Coimbatore

(9) Name the largest tributary of Krishna.
Malaprabha
Ghataprabha
Tungabhadra
Bhima

(10) Which is the longest road bridge in India?
Indira Gandhi Setu
Jawaharlal Nehru Setu
Mahatma Gandhi Setu
Rajiv Gandhi Setu

(11)The Palar river rises in which state?
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Andhra
Telangana

(12) Arrange the major rivers according to the ascending order based on their total length.
(i)Brahmaputra (ii)Indus (iii)Ganga (iv)Narmada (v)Godavari (vi)Krishna (vii)Sutlej (viii)Yamuna
(ii) - (i) - (iii) - (v) - (vii) - (viii) - (vi) - (iv)
(iii) - (i) - (ii) - (viii) - (vi) - (iv) - (vii) - (vi)
(i) - (ii) - (iii) - (vi) - (v) - (iv) - (v) - (iv)
Jhelum & Tawi

(13) The three islands of Srirangapatnam, Shivanasamudram and Srirangam are located in which river?
Krishna
Godavari
Kaveri
Periyar

(14) Which is the largest tributary of the Ganga by volume?
Yamuna
Ghaghara
Ramganga
Son

(15) Match the Peninsular Rivers and the places where they originate at.
(i) Narmada (ii) Godavari (iii) Kaveri (iv) Krishna (v) Tapi
(a) Talakaveri (b) Multai (c) Amarkantak (d) Mahabaleshwar (e) Triambakeshwar
(i)(d) - (ii)(b) - (iii)(a) - (iv)(e) - (v)(c)
(i)(e) - (ii)(b) - (iii)(a) - (iv)(c) - (v)(d)
(i)(b) - (ii)(c) - (iii)(a) - (iv)(d) - (v)(e)
(i)(c) - (ii)(e) - (iii)(a) - (iv)(d) - (v)(b)

(16) According to Indian mythology, which of the following river is the sister of Lord Yama?
Jamuna
Chambal
Gomati
Kosi

(17) On which river is Hyderabad located?
Indravati
Mutha
Musi
Mula-Mutha

(18) Which Indian river is also known as Siang?
Brahmaputra
Indus
Satlej
Jhelum

(19) Which of the following rivers does not meet the Bay of Bengal?
Narmada
Godavari
Krishna
Kaveri

(20) Name the sage who is associated with the birth of Godavari in Hindu mythology.
Gautam
Agastya
Valmiki
Vishwamitra

(21) Amongst the following tributaries of the River Indus, which has the longest flow within India?
Satluj
Jhelum
Chenab
Ravi

(22) According to a peace treaty signed between Emperor Harsha Vardhan and Chalukyan Emperor Pulakeshin II, which river was to serve as the boundary between the two empires?
Godavari
Tapi
Narmada
Krishna

(23) Which is the highest dam in India?
Bhakra
Nagarjuna Sagar
Hirakud
Tehri

(24) Arrange these towns according to how you will encounter them will moving in a ferry downstream along the Ganga.
(i) Varanasi – (ii) Patna – (ii) Kanpur – (iv) Allahabad
(i) – (iii) – (iv) – (ii)
(iii) – (i) – (iv) – (ii)
(iii) – (iv) – (i) – (ii)
(iv) – (i) – (iii) - (ii)

(25) The River Arkavathy flows through which Indian city?
Hubli
Mysore
Bengaluru
Mangalore




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