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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


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


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

a. Narmada

b. Kaveri

c. Tapti

d. Periyar


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

a. Varanasi

b. Ayodhya

c. Kanpur

d. Allahabad


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