Rivers and Waterfalls (Madhya Pradesh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. The city located on the bank of the Betwa River is –

(a) Orchha
(b) Ujjain
(c) Mandideep
(d) Morena

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


2. Vidisha is located at the bank of –

(a) Betwa
(b) Kshipra
(c) Narmada
(d) Chambal

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


3. Which river originates from Betul?

(a) Tapti
(b) Betwa
(c) Narmada
(d) Chambal

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004]


4. River Tapti originates and ends at –

(a) Amarkantak and the Arabian Sea
(b) Betul and Gulf of Khambhat
(c) Vindhya and Bay of Bengal
(d) Vindhya and the Arabian Sea

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1992]


5. In which district does the source of river Tapti lie?

(a) Hoshangabad
(b) Harda
(c) Betul
(d) Chhindwara

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


6. The river falling into the Arabian Sea is –

(a) Betwa
(b) Mahanadi
(c) Chambal
(d) Tapti

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


7. Where does the Chambal River originate?

(a) Bhind
(b) Ratlam
(c) Mhow
(d) Ujjain

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2000]


8. Chambal River originates from which district?

(a) Shahdo
(b) Mandala
(c) Indore
(d) Khargone

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


9. Where does the river Narmada originate?

(a) Amarkantak
(b) Mandla
(c) Bilaspur
(d) Jabalpur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1998] 


10. Which of the following rivers does not flow from Madhya Pradesh –

(a) Mahanadi
(b) Narmada
(c) Tapti
(d) Krishna

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


11. The total length of the Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh is –

(a) 1077 km
(b) 1071 km
(c) 1075 km
(d) 1072 km

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


12. Which river of Madhya Pradesh falls into the Bay of Bengal –

(a) Chambal
(b) Tapti
(c) Betwa
(d) Mahanadi

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994]


13. Besides Narmada and Tapi, other rivers of Madhya Pradesh–

(a) Falls into Arabian Sea
(b) Falls into Bay of Bengal
(c) Falls into Indian Ocean
(d) Merge into other rivers

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


14. From which place do two major rivers of Madhya Pradesh originate within two kilometres of each other?

(a) Mhow
(b) Amarkantak
(c) Bhedaghat
(d) Nagri

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


15. On which river is Bansagar Dam constructed?

(a) Ken
(b) Narmada
(c) Indrawati
(d) Son

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


16. Which of the following dams is not associated with the river Narmada?

(a) Maheshwar
(b) Indira Sagar
(c) Bargi
(d) Gandhi Sagar

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


17. On which river three dams are situated for power generation and also uses this water for irrigation by barrage in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Betwa
(b) Son
(c) Chambal
(d) Tapti

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994]


18. The river ‘Tawa’ is a tributary of –

(a) Tapti
(b) Narmada
(c) Parvati
(d) Mahanadi

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


19. Which waterfall is situated on Bhedaghat?

(a) Dhuandhar
(b) Dugdhdhara
(c) Kapildhara
(d) Chachai

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


20. Which is the highest waterfall in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Kapildhara Waterfall
(b) Bhalkund Waterfall
(c) Chachai Waterfall
(d) Sahastradhara Waterfall

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


21. In which district is Chachai waterfall?

(a) Rewa
(b) Guna
(c) Jhabua
(d) Shahdol

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004]


22. In which district of Madhya Pradesh is Chitrakoot waterfall?

(a) Bastar
(b) Rewa
(c) Gwalior
(d) Jabalpur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]