Topicwise Questions - Rivers

1. Battle of Hydaspes between Alexander and King porous was fought on the banks of River Hydaspes which is now known as -

  1. Jhelum
  2. Indus
  3. Sutlej
  4. Ravi

2. Which state along with Andhra Pradesh is involved in the Vansadhara Water dispute?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Tamilnadu
  3. Odisha
  4. Maharashtra

3. Mullaperiyar Dam is a matter of dispute between Tamilnadu and -?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Kerala
  3. Karnataka
  4. Puducherry

4. Which one of the following rivers flows towards the north?

  1. Krishna
  2. Chambal
  3. Narmada
  4. Tapti

5. Babhali barrage issue is a matter of dispute between Maharashtra and

  1. Karnataka
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Goa
  4. Madhya Pradesh

6. Which of the following rivers was known as Parusni in ancient times?

  1. Sutlej
  2. Beas
  3. Ravi
  4. Jhelum

7. Which of the following rivers was known as Vipasa in the ancient times?

  1. Chenab
  2. Narmada
  3. Jhelum
  4. Beas

8. The states through which the Cauvery river flows is

  1. Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
  2. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
  4. Kerala and Tamil Nadu

9. Which of the following river is known as ‘Sorrow of Bengal’?

  1. Damodar
  2. Gandak
  3. Kosi
  4. Sone

10. An Indian river that does not form any delta is :

  1. the Krishna
  2. the Sindh
  3. the Narmada
  4. the Cauvery

11. Which one of the following rivers has the largest river basin in India?

  1. The Indus
  2. The Ganga
  3. The Brahmaputra
  4. the Mahanadi

12. Which one of the following rivers is not included in Panchnad?

  1. The Ravi
  2. The Indus
  3. The Chenab
  4. The Jhelum

13. Which one of the following rivers is notorious for changing its course frequently?

  1. Ghaghara
  2. The Kosi
  3. The Gandak
  4. The Ken