Drainage System of Odisha MCQ

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Drainage System of Odisha MCQ | The state of Odisha is drained by a number of rivers which are the lifelines for every living being. They are drainage channels for surface water and also help to boost the economy of the state. Important rivers of the state are Mahanadi, Brahmani, Baitarani, Subarnarekha, Budhabalanga, Rushikulya, Vamsadhara, Indravati and so on. Apart from rivers Odisha has many lakes, waterfalls and springs.

1. Which river flows over the states of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal?

(a) Tel river

(b) Sileru river

(c) Subarnarekha river

(d) None of the above

2. The tributaries Raru, Kanchi, Garru, etc. belong to the river

(a) Baitarani

(b) Subarnarekha

(c) Brahmani

(d) Rushikulya

3. The length of Brahmani river in Odisha is about

(a) 464

(b) 480

(c) 360

(d) 200

4. Which of the following is the second largest river in Odisha?

(a) Subarnarekha

(b) Brahmani

(c) Mahanadi

(d) Baitarani

5. Which river is known as Sorrow of Odisha?

(a) Mahanadi

(b) Brahmani

(c) Baitarani

(d) Rushikulya

6. Which is the largest river of Odisha?

(a) Baitarani river

(b) Mahanadi river

(c) Subarnarekha river

(d) Brahmani river

7. Hirakud, the longest dam in the world is located on which river of Odisha?

(a) Rushikulya

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Brahmani

(d) Baitarani

8. Which among the following is a river originating from Mahanadi Delta?

(a) Soamoli River

(b) Nuna River

(c) Prachi River

(d) All of the above

9. The river originating from the Gonasika hills of the Keonjhar district is

(a) Brahmani

(b) Subarnarekha

(c) Baitarani

(d) Bahuda

10. Which of the following tributaries does not belong to the river Rushikulya?

(a) Baghua

(b) Dhanei

(c) Padma

(d) Karandi Nalla

Drainage System of Odisha MCQ


11. The total length of Salandi river is about

(a) 100 km

(b) 144 km

(c) 250 km

(d) 461 km

12. The Bahuda river originates from which district of Odisha?

(a) Mayurbhanj

(b) Keonjhar

(c) Gajapati

(d) Ganjam

13. Which of the following rivers is not a tributary of the river Bahuda?

(a) Bogiriadi

(b) Batrada Nalla

(c) Kantajura Nalla

(d) Baghua

14. Which river is also known as Langulya?

(a) Nagavali

(b) Mahanadi

(c) Brahmani

(d) Baitarani

15. Which is a major East flowing river between Mahanadi and Godavari rivers?

(a) Baitarani

(b) Vamsadhara

(c) Indravati

(d) None of the above

16. Which river originates from the Dandakaranya range of the Eastern Ghats in Kalahandi district of Odisha?

(a) Mahanadi

(b) Indravati

(c) Baitarani

(d) Salandi

17. The other name of Sileru river is

(a) Salandi

(b) Machkund

(c) Baitarani

(d) Kolab

18. Which lake is a horse-shoe shaped fresh water lake?

(a) Ansupa lake

(b) Chilika lake

(c) Hirakud reservoir

(d) Kanjia lake

19. Which lake is directly connected with the Mahanadi river by a channel, Kabula Nalla?

(a) Ansupa Lake

(b) Chilika Lake

(c) Kanjia Lake

(d) Pata Lake

20. Which lake stretches through the district of Puri, Khurda and Ganjam?

(a) Ansupa

(b) Kanjia

(c) Chilika

(d) Tampara

21. Which lake in Odisha is home to lot of migratory birds coming from Mongolia, Russia and South-East Asia?

(a) Tampara

(b) Chilika

(c) Pata

(d) Sara

22. Which among the following is one of the largest wintering ground for the migratory waterfowl in India? 

(a) Ghana Sanctuary, Rajasthan

(b) Chilika Lake, Odisha

(c) Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Haryana

(d) Dal Lake, Kashmir

23. Which lake lies near Puri district of Odisha?

(a) Sara

(b) Tampara

(c) Kolab

(d) Indravati

24. Tampara lake lies in which district of Odisha?

(a) Ganjam

(b) Jajpur

(c) Nuapada

(d) Malkangiri

25. The Kolab reservoir is located in which district of Odisha?

(a) Mayurbhanj

(b) Balasore

(c) Keonjhar

(d) Koraput

26. Badaghagara waterfall lies in which district of Odisha?

(a) Keonjhar

(b) Ganjam

(c) Gajapati

(d) Sambalpur

27. Which is the highest waterfall of Odisha?

(a) Gandahati

(b) Duduma

(c) Barehipani

(d) Hatipathar

28. Which waterfall is also known as ‘Matsya Tirtha’?

(a) Duduma

(b) Gandahati

(c) Barehipani

(d) Harishankar

29. Which waterfall in Odisha is located near the Kalta iron mines in Sundargarh district?

(a) Miriglotah

(b) Khandadhar

(c) Phurli Jharan

(d) Putudi

30. The famous shrine of Lord Hatakeswara temple is situated near which spring?

(a) Atri

(b) Taptapani

(c) Tarabalo

(d) Deulajhari

Drainage System of Odisha MCQ

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