i. The area drained by a single river system is called a drainage basin.
ii. The world’s largest drainage basin is of the Amazon river.
iii. Most of the Himalayan rivers are perennial.
iv. A river alongwith its tributaries may be called a river system.
v. The Brahmaputra rises in Tibet east of Mansarowar lake very close to the sources of the Indus and the Satluj.
vi. The radial pattern develops when streams flow in different directions from a central peak or dome like structure.
vii. The activities of Ganga Action Plan (GAP) phase-I, initiated in 1985, were declared closed on 31st March 2000.
viii. Brahmaputra is known as the Tsang Po in Tibet and Jamuna in Bangladesh.
Ans. (b) Dendritic
Ans. (d) Jammu and Kashmir
Ans. (c) Amarkantak
Ans. (a) Sambhar
Ans. (c) Godavari
Ans. (d) Tapi
Ans. Kunchikal waterfall
Ans. Ganga River
Ans. The Godavari is the largest Peninsular river.
Ans. River Indus
Ans. A river along with its tributaries is called a river system.
Ans. NRCP stands for National River Conservation Plan.
Ans. The Ganga river basin is the largest river basin in India.
Ans. The Sundarban Delta is the world’s largest and fastest growing delta.
Ans. The Ghaghara, the Gandak and the Kosi rise in the Nepal Himalaya.
Ans. The total length of Indus river is 2900km.
Ans. The Godavari Basin is the largest among peninsular rivers.
Ans. The Ghaghara river is the largest tributary of river Ganga.
Ans. The Narmada and the Tapi are the two Peninsular rivers, which flow through trough.