• 1.  On which river is the Bhakra Nangal Dam located?

  • 2.  The diversion channels of the Western Himalayas are called

  • Canals
  • Inundation channels
  • Kuls
  • Khadins
  • 3.  Which one of the following statements is not an argument in favour of multi-purpose river projects? (Textbook)

  • Multi-purpose projects bring water to those areas which suffer from water scarcity.
  • Multi-purpose projects by regulating water flow help to control floods.
  • Multi-purpose projects lead to large-scale displacements and loss of livelihood.
  • Multi-purpose projects generate electricity for our industries and our homes.
  • 4.  Which is not a source of fresh water?

  • Glaciers and ice sheets
  • Groundwater
  • Surface run off
  • Oceans
  • 5.  According to Falkan Mark, water stress occurs when:

  • water availability is less than 1000 cubic metre per person per day.
  • there is no water scarcity.
  • there is flood.
  • water availability is more than 1000 cubic metre per person per day.
  • 6.  Which of the following are not causes of water scarcity?

  • Growing population
  • Growing of water intensive crop
  • Expansion of irrigation facilities
  • Individual wells and tubewells in farms
  • 7.  Bhakra Nangal River Valley Project is made on the river:

  • Sutlej-Beas
  • Ravi-Chenab
  • Ganga
  • Son
  • 8.  Hirakud Dam is constructed on the river:

  • Ganga
  • Manjira
  • Manas
  • Mahanadi
  • 9.  Water of Bhakra Nangal Project is being used mainly for:

  • hydel power and irrigation
  • fish breeding and navigation
  • industrial use
  • flood control
  • 10.  The diversion channels seen in the Western Himalayas are called:

  • Guls or Kuls
  • Khadins
  • Johads
  • Recharge pits
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