CBSE NCERT Class IX (9th) | Social Studies | Geography
Chapter : Drainage
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (1 MARK)
Q.1.Which of the following is the result of concern over rising pollution in our rivers?
(a) Banning hydroelectric projects (b) Various river action plans
(c) Rainwater harvesting (d) None of the above
(a) Aquatic organisms (b) Drawing of water for irrigation
(c) Hydroelectricity generation (d) Pollution
Q.3.Which of the following is not one of the causes of river pollution?
(a) Dumping of garbage (b) Aquatic organisms and algae
(c) Discharge of untreated sewage (d) Discharge of industrial effluents
Q.4.Which one of the following cities of India is not located on a riverbank?
(a) Haridwar (b) Allahabad (c) Shillong (d) Varanasi
Q.5.Lakes are of great value to human beings. Which of the following statements about lakes given below is incorrect?
(a) Helps to regulate the flow of rivers (b) It results in flooding
(c) Can be used for developing hydel power (d) Enhances natural beauty
Q.6.Why have the river banks attracted settlers from ancient times?
(a) Water is a basic natural resource (b) Rivers provide water for irrigation
(c) Rivers provide facilities for inland navigation (d) All the above
Q.7.which of the following states are Nainital and Bhimtal located?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir (b) Himachal Pradesh (c) Uttar Pradesh (d) Uttarakhand
Q.8.Which of the following is an artificial lake located in Andhra Pradesh?
(a) Kolleru (b) Nagarjuna Sagar (c) Krishnaraja Sagar (d) Vembanad
Q.9.Which one of the following is not a lake created by human beings?
(a) Gobind Sagar (b) Nizam Sagar (c) Barapani (d) Hirakud
Q.10. Which one of the following freshwater lakes is the largest?
(a) Wular (b) Loktak (c) Nainital (d)Dal
Q.11. Which of the following lakes is formed as a result of tectonic activity?
(a) Wular Lake (b) Kolleru Lake (c) Loktak Lake (d) Dal Lake
Q.12. Which of the following lake is a lagoon in the coastal region of Orissa?
(a) Bhimtal (b) Barapani (c) Chilika (d) Hirakud
Q.13. Which one of the following lakes is a saltwater lake?
(a) Wular Lake (b) Sambhar Lake (c) Barapani Lake (d) Dal Lake
Q.14. Which of the following types of lakes is formed due to river action?
(a) Saltwater lakes (b) Glacial lakes (c) Oxbow lakes (d) Lagoons
Q.15. Which type of lakes contain water only during the rainy season?
(a) Oxbow lakes (b) Lagoons (c) Lakes in basins of inland drainage (d) Glacial lakes
Q.16. Which of the following is a famous lake of Srinagar in Kashmir?
(a) Sambhar (b) Bhimtal (c) Chilika (d) Dal
Q.17. Which of the following rivers originates from the Hazaribagh plateau of Chhota Nagpur region and flows eastwards?
(a) Amravati (b) Bhima (c) Ghatprabha (d) Damodar
Q.18. Which of the following waterfalls is made by the river Kaveri and is the second biggest waterfall in India?
(a) Jog (b) Sivasamudram (c) Dhuadhar (d) Hundru
Q.19. The drainage basin of which of the following rivers covers parts of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu?
(a) Godavari (b) Krishna (c) Kaveri (d) Musi
Q.20. The Amravati, Bhavani, Hemavati and Kabini are the tributaries of which of the following rivers?
(a) Wainganga (b) Bhima (c) Krishna (d) Kaveri
Q.21. Which of the following rivers rises from the slopes of the Western Ghats in the Nasik district of Maharashtra?
(a) Mahanadi (b) Narmada (c) Godavari (d) Koyna
Q.22. Which of the following states is not drained by the Godavari river?
(a) Maharashtra (b) Oriss (c) Andhra Pradesh (d) Chhattisgarh
Q.23. Which of the following rivers is not a tributary of river Godavari?
(a) Purna (b) Ghatprabha (c) ardha (d) Pranhita
Q.24. Which of the following rivers is known as the ‘Dakshin Ganga’?
(a) The Godavari (b) The Narmada (c) The Krishna (d) The Kaveri
Q.25. TheWainganga and the Penganga are tributaries of which of the following rivers?
(a) The Mahanadi (b) The Narmada (c) The Godavari (d) The Krishna