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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 15 – STHAAPNA Series

Sthapna - Static MCQs for GS - Subject - Day 15

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Q. The correct sequence of the eastward flowing rivers of the peninsular India from north to south is : [2002]

(a) Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Pennar, Cauvery and Vagai

(b) Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery, Vagai and Pennar

(c) Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Pennar and Vagai

(d) Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery, Vagai and Pennar

Q. The Narmada river flows to the west, while most other large peninsular rivers flow to the east. Why? [2013 – I]

  1. It occupies a linear rift valley.
  2. It flows between the Vindhyas and the Satpuras.
  3. The land slopes to the west from Central India.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) None

Q. Consider the following statements: [2009]

  1. There are no east flowing rivers in Kerala.
  2. There are no west flowing rivers in Madhya Pradesh.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q. Which one of the following statements is not correct ? [2006]

(a) Mahanadi River rises in Chhattisgarh

(b) Godavari River rises in Maharashtra

(c) Cauvery River rises in Andhra Pradesh

(d) Tapti River rises in Madhya Pradesh

Q. Which one of the following rivers originates in Amarkantak? [2007]

(a) Damodar

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Narmada

(d) Tapi

Q. At which one of the following places do two important rivers of India originate; while one of them flows towards north and merges with another important rivers flowing towards Bay of Bengal, the other one flows towards Arabian Sea? [2009]

(a) Amarkantak

(b) Badrinath

(c) Mahabaleshwar

(d) Nasik

Q. What is the correct sequence of the rivers–Godavari, Mahanadi, Narmada and Tapi in the descending order of their lengths? [2003]

(a) Godavari–Mahanadi–Narmada–Tapi

(b) Godavari–Narmada–Mahanadi–Tapi

(c) Narmada–Godavari–Tapi-Mahanadi

(d) Narmada–Tapi–Godavari–Mahanadi

Q. Assertion (A) : West-flowing rivers of Peninsular India have no deltas.

Reason (R) : These rivers do not carry any alluvial sediments.

Choose the appropriate code from below: [2004]

(a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

Q. Which one of the following east flowing rivers of India has rift valley due to down warping? [1998]

(a) Damodar

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Sone

(d) Yamuna


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