MCQ on River System of Chhattisgarh

Read MCQ on River System of Chhattisgarh. Topics: Mahanadi, Seonath, Arpa, Pairi, Mand, Ib, Hasdeo and others.

TypeOnline Mock Test, Online Quiz, Multiple Choice Objective Questions
Number of questions18 questions with explanations

Also read: Chhattisgarh Geography: Quiz and MCQ

List of contents
(01). Multiple Choice Questions
(02). Answer Key
(03). Explanations

MCQ: River System of Chhattisgarh

Question 01. Consider about Mahanadi?

  1. Total length is 950 km.
  2. Discharge location is false point.
  3. Seonath is one of its right tributary.

(a). Only 1 is true.
(b). Only 1 and 2 are true.
(c). Only 2 is true.
(d). Only 2 and 3 are true.

Question 02. Which one is the origin place of Mahanadi?

(a). Nagri-Sihawa.
(b). Chhura hills.
(c). Bailadila hills.
(d). Northern pat regions.

Question 03. Mahanadi was known by different names in different eras. Which of the following pair is correctly matched?

(a). Dvapara Yuga: Mahadad.
(b). Treta Yuga: Chitrotpala.
(c). Mahabharat Yuga: Nilotpala.
(d). Kali Yuga: Mahashweta.

Question 04. Which one is the left tributary of Mahanadi?

(a). Mand.
(b). Ib.
(c). Hasdeo.
(d). All of the above.

Question 05. Which type of soil is dominant in Mahanadi basin?

(a). Alluvial soil.
(b). Laterite soil.
(c). Black soil.
(d). Red and yellow soil.

Question 06. Apart from Chhattisgarh, through which other states does the Kanhar river pass?

(a). Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
(b). Jharkhand and Odisha.
(c). Telangana and Odisha.
(d). Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.

Question 07. Which is district is the origin place of Kanhar?

(a). Jashpur.
(b). Raigarh.
(c). Ambikapur.
(d). Balrampur.

Question 08. Which is the longest river of Chhattisgarh?

(a). Mahanadi.
(b). Seonath nadi.
(c). Indravati nadi.
(d). Ib nadi.

Question 09. Which has not its origin in Chhattisgarh?

(a). Indravati.
(b). Arpa.
(c). Seonath.
(d). Maini.

Question 10. Which river is named in the anthem of Chhattisgarh?

(a). Arpa
(b). Paira.
(c). Mahanadi
(d). All of the above.

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Question 11. Of which river system is Indravati a tributary?

(a). Wainganga.
(b). Cauvery.
(c). Periyar.
(d). Godavari.

Question 12. Which is not a tributary of Indravati?

(a). Bhaskel.
(b). Narangi.
(c). Bandia.
(d). Mand.

Question 13. River and size of its basin.

Select right option

(a). Indravati: 160,837 square
(b). Mahanadi: 40,625 square km.
(c). Arpa: 141,600 square km.
(d). Godavari: 36,799 square km.

Question 14. What rivers form Triveni Dhara?

(a). Mahanadi, Pairi and Arpa.
(b). Mahanadi, Seonath and Jonk.
(c). Mahanadi, Mand and Ib.
(d). Indravati, Jonk, and Pairi.

Question 15. Which river is a source of water for a local Bhilai Steel Plant?

(a). Jonk.
(b). Ong.
(c). Tandula.
(d). Mand.

Question 16. When was sondur dam constructed?

(a). 1988.
(b). 1989.
(c). 1987.
(d). 1986.

Question 17. Seonath river was sold by the government of MP to RWL in 1998. Who has discussed this controversy in his book?

(a). Arvind Kejriwal.
(b). Mamta Banerjee.
(c). Rahul Gandhi.
(d). Priyanka Gandhi.

Question 18. Which is the largest tributary of Mahanadi?

(a). Arpa.
(b). Pairi.
(c). Seonath.
(d). Hasdeo.

Answer Key



01: The total length of Mahanadi is 900 km

Reference: Encyclopaedia Britannia. Mahanadi River (river, India).

02: Sihawa is a village in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh.

03: Mahanadi is also known as Mahasweta in Kali Yuga.

  1. Jonk, Telen, Ong and Parry rivers are right tributaries of Mahanadi.

06: The Kanhar river is a tributary of Son river, and it flowers through the Indian states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha.

07: Jashpur is a northern district of Chhattisgarh. The origin place of Kanhar is Khudia plateau. It is also known for Khudia rani waterfall.

08: Seonath also spelled as Shivnath is the longest river of Chhattisgarh. It is a tributary of Mahanadi river.

09: Place of origin

Indravati: Dandakaranya Range, Kalahandi, Odisha, India.

Arpa: Khodri khongasara hills, locationDomgaon, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India.

Seonath: Pana aras Hill, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India.

Maini: Pat regions, Chhattisgarh, India.

10: Anthem of Chhattisgarh:

“Arpa Pairi Ke Dhar, Mahanadi Hai Apar”.

11: Indravati joins Godavari at the junction of the boundaries of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Telangana states.

12: Bhaskel, Narangi, Nimbra, Kotri, and Bandia River, all are the right tributary of Indravati.

13: Size of basin

Godavari: 312,812 square km.
Indravati: 40,625 square km.
Mahanadi: 132,100 square km.
Arpa: 141,600 square km.

14: The Triveni Dhara is located at Shivrinarayan. Shivrinarayan is a town and Nagar Panchayat. It is known for Lord Rama.

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