Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.

 

Question (i)

In which of the following states is the Wular lake located?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Punjab

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Jammu and Kashmir

 

Answer: 

So, the correct option is (d): Jammu and Kashmir

Explanation 

  • Wular lake is situated in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • It is 2nd the largest freshwater lake in South Asia

 

Question (ii)

The river Narmada has its source at

(a) Satpura

(b) Amarkantak

(c) Brahmagiri

(d) Slopes of the Western Ghat

 

Answer: 

So, the correct option is (c) Amarkantak

Explanation 

  • (a)  The Tapi rises in the Satpura ranges , in the Betul district (Madhya Pradesh).
  • (b) The Kaveri rises in the Brahmagri range of the Western Ghats.
  • (c)  The Narmada rises in the Amarkantak hills in Madhya Pradesh.
  • (d) Godavari rises from the slopes of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra's Nasik district.  

 

Question (iii)

Which one of the following lakes is a saltwater lake?

(a) Sambhar

(b) Wular

(c) Dal

(d) Gobind Sagar

 

Answer: 

So, the correct option is (a): Sambhar

Explanation 

  • (a) Sambhar -  Saltwater lake
  • (b) Dal - Freshwater Lake
  • (c) Wular - Freshwater Lake
  • (d) Gobind Sagar- Artificial lake

 

Question (iv)

Which one of the following is the longest river in Peninsular India?

(a) Narmada

(b) Godavari

(c) Krishna

(d) Mahanadi

 

Answer: 

So, the correct option is (c): Godavari

Explanation 

  • The Godavari is the longest peninsular river (Also known as   Dakshin Ganga )
  • It is approximately 1500 kilometers long.
  • Among the peninsular rivers, its drainage basin is the largest.

 

Question (v)

Which one amongst the following rivers flows through a rift valley?

(a) Mahanadi

(b) Krishna

(c) Tungabhadra

(d) Tapi

 

Answer: 

So, the correct option is (d): Tapi

Explanation 

  • The Tapi rises in the S atpura ranges , in the Betul district (Madhya Pradesh).
  • It flows in a rift valley parallel to the Narmada,
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