Rivers, Falls, Climate and Monsoon (Chhattisgarh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Match the rivers with towns situated in Chhattisgarh.

(A) Hasdo (i) Rajim
(B) Mahanadi (ii) Durg
(C) Indravati (iii) Jagdalpur
(D) Shivnath (iv) Korba

Code :

(a) i ii iii iv
(b) iv i iii ii
(c) iii iv ii i
(d) iii iv ii i

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2003]


2. Amerikapa-Tala is near the confl uence point of which rivers?

(a) Shivnath-Maniyari
(b) Shivnath-Arapa
(c) Shivnath-Mahanadi
(d) Leelagar -Shivnath
(e) Mahanadi-Arapa

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


3. The tributary of Shivnath River is –

(a) Jamuniya
(b) Borai
(c) Teswa
(d) Khorsi
(e) Kolhah

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


4. The Kondagaon is situated on the bank of which river?

(a) Shabari
(b) Doodhriver
(c) Narangi
(d) Indrawati
(e) None of the above

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


5. Assertion (A): Mahanadi is called as the lifeline of Chhattisgarh.
Reason (R): It is the only river in the entire state.
Code :

(a) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true, but R is false.
(d) A is false, but R is true.

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2003]


6. Which is the largest river in Chhattisgarh?

(a) Indravati
(b) Narmada
(c) Mahanadi
(d) Mand

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2011]


7. Tributaries of Indravati are

(a) Bording, Narangi, Kotari, Gudra
(b) Sabri, Bording, Narangi, Malegar
(c) Kanger, Malegar, Kotari, Gudra
(d) Dankini, Shanshini, Sabri, Kotari
(e) Narangi, Sabri, Kotari, Malegar

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S (Pre) 2013]


8. In the following places which series (South to north) is located in nearby areas of Mahanadi?

(a) Sirpur, Rajim, Shivrinarayan, Palari
(b) Rajim, Sirpur, Palari, Shivrinarayan
(c) Shivrinarayan, Palari, Sirpur, Rajim
(d) Sirpur, Rajim, Palari, Shivrinarayan
(e) Rajim, Sirpur, Shivrinarayan, Palari

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


9. In which of the following groups of rivers of Chhattisgarh, the sequence of the river in descending order of length is correct?

(a) Indravati, Sheonath, Rihand, Mand
(b) Sheonath, Indravati, Mand, Rihand
(c) Indravati, Sheonath, Mand, Rihand
(d) Sheonath, Indravati, Rihand, Mand
(e) None of these

Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2015


10. The average annual rainfall of Chhattisgarh is –

(a) 1400-1425 m.m
(b) 1390-1400 m.m.
(c) 1425-1450 m.m.
(d) 1300-1325 m.m.

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2011]


11. Chhattisgarh receives its maximum monsoonal rainfall from –

(a) Bay of Bengal branch
(b) Arabian Sea branch
(c) Indian Ocean branch
(d) Retreating monsoon

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2011]


12. Which of the following areas receives lower rainfall in Chhattisgarh?

(a) Maikal Range
(b) Pat area
(c) Bastar Plateau
(d) Raigarh Plateau
(e) None of these

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S (Pre) 2013]


13. In the Chhattisgarh region the wind blowing in summer season is called :

(a) Chinook
(b) Sirocco
(c) Cyclone
(d) Loo

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


14. The winter rainfall in the Chhattisgarh area is mainly due to one of the following.

(a) Retreating monsoon
(b) S.W. Monsoon
(c) S.E. Monsoon
(d) Western depressions

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2011]


15. Which wind causes rainfall in Chhattisgarh?

(a) North-West Monsoon
(b) South-West Monsoon
(c) North-East Monsoon
(d) South-East Monsoon

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


16. Which one of the following types of climate is found in Chhattisgarh State ?

(a) Humid South-East
(b) Sub Humid transitional
(c) Sub Humid Littoral
(d) Sub Humid continental

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2011]


17. Which water reservoir is the highest in Chhattisgarh?

(a) Ravishankar Reservoir
(b) Kodar Reservoir
(c) Minimata Reservoir
(d) Sondhoor Reservoir

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


18. Which of the following is not a correct pair of waterfalls and the area of their location?

(a) Amritdhara waterfall- Koriya
(b) Satdhara waterfall – Mungeli
(c) Ranidaraha waterfall- Sukma
(d) Chitrakoot waterfall- Bastar
(e) None of the above

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]