GK Questions: Rivers - Dams and Cities

1. Which of the following dams is not on the River Krishna?

  1. Nagar junasagar
  2. Krishnaraja Sagar
  3. Srisailam
  4. Alamatti

2. Match the following :

List 1 (Dam)List 2 (River)
A. Hirakud Dam1. Beas
B. Thein Dam2. Chenab
C. Salal Project3. Ravi
D. Pong Dam4. Mahanadi
  1. A - 4; B - 3; C - 1; D - 2
  2. A - 4; B - 3; C - 2; D - 1
  3. A - 2; B - 1; C - 3; D - 4
  4. A - 1; B - 2; C - 4; D - 3

3. The city located on the banks of Gomati is

  1. Kanpur
  2. Allahabad
  3. Lucknow
  4. Ghaziabad

4. Tehri Dam of Uttarakhand has been constructed on the river -

  1. Teesta
  2. Alaknanda
  3. Bhagirathi
  4. Ghaggar

5. Chutak Hydro-electric project being constructed by NHPC in Kargil is on the river -

  1. Suru
  2. Jhelum
  3. Kunar
  4. Ravi

6. On the banks of which of the following rivers is Srinagar located?

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

7. Maithon Dam, which was in news during the 34th National Games is located on which of the following rivers?

  1. Damodar
  2. Barakar
  3. Hooghly
  4. Padma

8. Nimoo Bazgo hydro-electric Project being constructed by NHPC in Leh is located on river -

  1. Indus
  2. Beas
  3. Ravi
  4. Chenab

9. Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?

  1. Kota - Chambal
  2. Bhubaneswar - Mahanadi
  3. Jabalpur - Narmada
  4. Surat - Tapti

10. On which of the following rivers is Ukai dam located?

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

11. Which of the following cities is not located on the banks of Ganga ?

  1. Kanpur
  2. Patna
  3. Agra
  4. Varanasi

12. Which of the following dams is located on the river Ravi?

  1. Pong
  2. Thein
  3. Ukai
  4. Baglihar

13. Consider the following statements:

  1. Ranjit Sagar Dam is on the river Beas.
  2. Hirakud Dam is on the river Damodar.
  3. The reservoir Gandhi Sagar is on the river Chambal.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 3

14. Which of the following rivers does not flow into the Arabian Sea?

  1. Narmada
  2. Kaveri
  3. Tapti
  4. Periyar

15. Hirakud dam, one of the longest dams (length – 25.8 km) in the world is located on river -

  1. Godavari
  2. Tungabhadra
  3. Mahanadi
  4. Brahmaputra

16. Which of the following is wrongly matched?

  1. Hirakud : Mahanadi
  2. Nagarjuna Sagar : Cauvery
  3. Bhakra Nangal :Sutlej
  4. Pochamped : Godavari

17. Which of the following dams is also known as Maharana Pratap Sagar?

  1. Ukai Dam
  2. Pong Dam
  3. Thein Dam
  4. Koyna Dam

18. Raighat dam is situated on river :

  1. Nanmada
  2. Sutlej
  3. Betwa
  4. Chambal

19. On which of the following rivers is Gandhisagar Dam located?

  1. Son
  2. Betwa
  3. Chambal
  4. Sabarmati

20. On which river is the Bhakra Nangal Dam located

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

21. Which of the following cities is located on the banks of the River Saryu?

  1. Varanasi
  2. Ayodhya
  3. Kanpur
  4. Allahabad

22. On which river has ‘Naranarayan Setu’ been built?

  1. Ganga
  2. Brahmaputra
  3. Mahanadi
  4. Godavari

23. Match List 1 with List 2 and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists :

List 1
Town
List 2
Nearby river
A. Betul1. Indravati
B. Jagdalpur2. Narmada
C. Jabalpur3. Shipra
D. Ujjain4. Tapti
  1. A - 1; B - 4; C - 2; D - 3
  2. A - 4; B - 1; C - 2; D - 3
  3. A - 4; B - 1; C - 3; D - 2
  4. A - 1; B - 4; C - 3; D - 2