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Sunday, 13 August 2017

Important Notes : River

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1. A river system, (that is river along with its tributaries) of an area is called Drainage.

2. The drainage basin is the area drained by a single river system.

3. Amazon river has the world’s largest drainage basin.


Himalayan rivers- The Indus, The Ganga and The Brahmaputra together forms the Himalayan rivers
  • These are perennial rivers that are they are rain fed as well as snow falls have water throughout the year. 
  •  Himalayan rivers have long courses 
  • They form depositional floodplains and deltas
Peninsular rivers
  • Peninsular rivers may be east flowing and west flowing
  • They are Seasonal and fed by rainfall. 
  • The water table is reduced during dry water season
  • They have shorter and shallower courses
  • Most of these rivers originate in the Western Ghats and flow towards the Bay of Bengal
Q. Dam which is not on the River Krishna is ?

a. Nagar Juna Sagar

b. Krishnaraja Sagar

c. Srisailam

d. Alamatti

Ans-b

Q. Gomati is located on the banks of 

a. Kanpur

b. Allahabad

c. Lucknow

d. Ghaziabad

Ans- c 

Q. Ukai dam located is located on which of the following river?

a. Chenab

b. Narmada

c. Beas

d. Tapti

Ans-d 

Q. River which does not flow into the Arabian Sea is?

a. Narmada

b. Kaveri

c. Tapti

d. Periyar

Ans-b 

Q. Which of the following cities is located on the banks of the River Sarayu?

a. Varanasi

b. Ayodhya

c. Kanpur

d. Allahabad

Ans-b

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