Drainage: This is the natural or artificial removal of a surface's water.

This is an MCQ-based quiz on Drainage.

This includes The Himalayan Rivers, The Peninsular Rivers, Lakes, and Role of Rivers in Economy.

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The city located on the water divide between the Indus and the Ganga river system is

Jabalpur Ambala Meerut Chandigarh

Which river is called the Dihang when it enters India in Arunachal Pradesh

The Ganga The Brahmaputra The Indus The Kaveri

The world’s largest drainage basin is of the

Amazon river Nile river Ganga river Hwang Ho river

The Vembanad Lake is located in

Kerala Andhra Pradesh Tamil Nadu Odisha

Which one of the following peninsular river of India flows west and makes estuaries?

The Krishna

The Mahanadi

The Godavari

The Tapi

Which one of the following lake is artificial?

Sambhar Chilika Pulicat Rana Pratap sagar

The valley of Kashmir is famous for the

Dal Lake houseboats shikaras all of the above

The Ganga Action Plan (GAP) Phase-I was started in the year:

1970 1975 1980 1985

The drainage basin of the Mahanadi is not shared by

Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Chhattisgarh Jharkhand

Which of the peninsular rivers is called the ‘Dakshin Ganga’?

The Mahanadi

The Krishna


Tha tapi

Which of the following state is not drained by River Ganga:

Bihar West Bengal Uttar Pradesh Punjab

What are the characteristics of a river? (i) Rivers are fast moving water bodies (ii) River originate from glacier, springs, lake etc. (iii) Rivers are slow moving mass of the ice and slow. (iv) Rivers are used for irrigation, navigation, generation of hydropower etc.

(i), (ii) and (iii) (i), (ii) and (iv) All (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) Only (iii)

The river Narmada originate from:

Amarkantak Satpura Ice slope of Western Ghats Brahamagir

In which of the following states is the Wular lake located:

Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh Punjab Jammu and Kashmir

Which lake in Odisha is home to a lot of migratory birds coming from Mongolia, Russia and South-East Asia?

Tampara Chilika Pata Sarah

What is the total length of river Ganga?

2900 Kms 2500 Kms 2700 Kms 2300 Kms

The river originating from the Gonasika hills of the Keonjhar district is

Brahmani Subarnarekha Baitarani Bahuda

Which of the following rivers rises from the slopes of the Western Ghats in the Nasik district of Maharashtra?

Mahanadi Narmada Godavari Koyna

In the final stage before meeting the seas and oceans, river breakup into various streams called as

Tributaries Deltas Estuaries Distributaries

Which one of the following describes the drainage patterns resembling the branches of a tree:





Quiz/Test Summary
Title: Drainage: This is the natural or artificial removal of a surface's water.
Questions: 20
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