Saturday, September 1, 2012

CBSE Class 9 - Social Science - CH3 Drainage

DRAINAGE
(MCQs asked CBSE Papers)

Q1(CBSE 2010): Which one of the following describes the drainage patterns resembling the branches of a tree?
(a) Radial
(b) Dendritic
(c) Centrifugal
(d) Trellis



Q2: In which of the following states is the Wular lake located?(a) Rajasthan
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Punjab
(d) Jammu and Kashmir

Q3: The river Narmada has its source at(a) Satpura
(b) Brahmagiri
(c) Amarkantak
(d) Slopes of the Western ghats

Q4(CBSE 2011): In which course of a river meanders are formed ? 
(a) Upper course
(b) Middle course
(c) Lower course
(d) Both upper & middle

Q5(NCERT/CBSE 2010): Which one of the following lakes is a salt water lake?
(a) Sambhar
(b) Dal
(c) Wular
(d) Gobind Sagar

Q6(CBSE 2010): In which of the following states is Sambhar Lake situated?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Bihar
(d) Jammu and Kashmir

Q7(CBSE 2010): Which among the following rivers flows through a rift valley?
(a) Damodar
(b) Tungabhadra
(c) Krishna
(d) Tapi

Q8(NCERT): Which one of the following is the longest river of the Peninsular India?
(a) Narmada
(b) Krishna
(c) Godavari
(d) Mahanadi

Q9(CBSE 2011): Which is the largest freshwater lake in India?
(a) Wular lake
(b) Dal lake
(c) Bhimtal Lake
(d) Loktak

Q10: Which of the following rivers is known as the ‘Dakshin Ganga’?
(a) The Kaveri

(b) The Narmada
(c) The Krishna
(d) The Godavari

Q11(CBSE 2010): Which kind of a drainage pattern is formed when tributaries join rivers at almost right angles ?
(a) Dendritic drainage
(b) Trellis drainage
(c) Rectangular drainage
(d) Radial drainage

Q12: Which one of the following rivers has the largest drainage pattern in India ? 
(a) The Indus
(b) The Ganga
(c) The Brahamaputra
(d) The Mahanadi

Q13: Which among the following do not share the drainage basin of river Mahanadi?
(a) Orissa
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Chhatisgarh

Answers:
1: (b) Dendritic
2: (d) Jammu and Kashmir
3: (c) Amarkantak
4: (b) Middle course
5: (a) Sambhar
6: (a) Rajasthan 7: (d) Tapi
8: (c) Godavari
9: (a) Wular lake
10:  (d) The Godavari
11: (b) Trellis drainage
12: (b) The Ganga
13: (c) Madhya Pradesh

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