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Important Rivers of India – General Knowledge Questions for SSC CGL 2016

Important Rivers of India – General Knowledge Questions for SSC CGL 2016
General Knowledge Quiz - 6
Today I am going to tell you about important General Knowledge Questions on important rivers of India. These questions are very important for SSC, UPSC, Railway and other competitive exams. Please visit GK Quiz of every week for the best preparation of General Knowledge Section.

Question1: The Jog waterfalls are on the river …………..
  1. Tunga bhadra
  2. Sharavathi
  3. Koyna
  4. Netravathi 

Question 2: Which is the largest of the peninsular rivers?
A.           Godavari 
B.           Mahanadi 
C.           Krishna 
D.           Cauvery

Question 3: Luni river is in ……………….
  1. Punjab
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Gujarat
  4. Himachal Pradesh

Question 4: Tapti river is in …………………
  1. Satpura range
  2. Vindhyachal range
  3. Western Ghats
  4. Eastern Ghats

Question 5: Tungabhadra and Bhima are the tributaries of ………………..
  1. Krishna
  2. Cauvery
  3. Mahanadi
  4. Narmada

Answers
Question 1: B, Sharavati is a river which originates and flows entirely within the state of Karnataka in India. It is one of the few westward flowing rivers of India and a major part of the river basin lies in the Western Ghats. The famous Jog Falls are formed by this river.
Question 2: A, Godavari river is the largest in peninsular India and had been dubbed as the 'Dakshina Ganga' - the South Ganges river.
Question 3: B, The Luni is a river of western Rajasthan state, India. It originates in the Pushkar valley of the Aravalli Range, near Ajmer, passes through the southeastern portion of the Thar Desert, and ends in the marshy lands of Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, after travelling a distance of 495 km. It is first known as Sagarmati, then after passing Govindgarh, it meets its tributary Sarsuti, which originates from Pushkar Lake, and from then on it gets its name Luni.
Question 4: A, The Tapti River originates in the eastern-central part of Satpura, crossing the range in the center and running west at the range's southern slopes before meeting the Arabian Sea at Surat, draining the central and southern slopes of the range.

Question 5: A, The largest tributary of the Krishna River is the Tungabhadra and the longest tributary is the Bhima.


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