Q1. River Damodar is called ‘Sorrow of Bengal’ because it
(a) gets flooded often causing havoc
(b) causes maximum soil erosion
(c) forms number of dangerous waterfalls
(d) is not a perennial river
Q2. On which river has the Hirakud Dam been built?
Q3. The highest multipurpose dam built on the river Ravi is-
(a) Bhakra Nagal
(c) Ranjit Sagar dam
(d) Rihand dam
Q4. The longest river of Peninsular India is:
Q5. Which from the following rivers does NOT originate in Indian territory?
(d) Brahmaputra River
Q6. The largest irrigation canal India is called the:
(a) Yamuna Canal
(b) Sirhind Canal
(c) Indira Gandhi Canal
(d) Upper Bari Doab Canal
Q7. Which of the following canals is located in West Bengal?
(a) Lower Ganga Canal
(b) Sarada Canal
(c) Eden Canal
(d) Sirhind Canal
Q8. Where is Tala Hydroelectric project which is expected to generate 1020 MW power, located?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Himachal Pradesh
Q9. Which of the following pairs is wrongly matched?
(a) Koyana Project – Maharashtra
(b) Sharavathy Project – Karnataka
(c) Balimela Project – Orissa
(d) Sabarigiri Project – Gujarat
Q10. Sardar Sarovar dam is being built on the river
Q11. In which part of India, canal irrigation system is the most common?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(d) Uttar Pradesh
Q12. Tehri Dam receives water from which of the following rivers?
Q13. Which state is irrigated by Ganga canal?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
Q14. Of which major river system is the Sutlej a part?
Q15. The river on which the reservoir for Indira Gandhi Canal has been built is