Geography Water Resources MCQ Question Answers for Various Entrance Exams

1. Name the rivers which have huge catchment areas.
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d.

2. The per capita availability of water is dwindling day by day due to the:
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d.

3. What is the local name of a rainwater harvesting structure in Rajasthan?
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b.
c.
d.

4. Which of the following options describe water as a resource?
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d.

5. How much groundwater is used in Agriculture?
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6. Which state utilises a very small proportion of their groundwater potentials.
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b.
c.
d.

7.  An area of shallow body of water separated from the sea by barrier islands or reefs is known as:
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b.
c.
d.

8. Which one is not related to watershed development project:
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c.
d.

9. How much percent of surface water in India can be used?
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c.
d.

10. The purity of water or water without unwanted foreign substances is known as:
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11. Identify the sector that consumes the highest amount of water in India.
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c.
d.

12. How much part of the earth is covered with water?
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13. What is the share of India in the world’s water resources?
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14. Which part of the river has good quality water?
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b.
c.
d.

15. Provision of irrigation makes cropping possible.
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b.
c.
d.

16. Traditional ………… in rural areas is done by using surface storage bodies like lakes, ponds, irrigation tanks.
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c.
d.

17. How much freshwater is there out of total resources?
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18. The highest proportion of the total water used in the country is in which one of the following sectors?
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b.
c.
d.

19. Which chemical has concentrated in water in Bihar?
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b.
c.
d.

20. Bhakra- Nangal, Hirakud, Damodar Valley, Nagarjuna Sagar, Indira Gandhi Canal Project, etc, are:
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b.
c.
d.

21. Which one of the following South Indian states has the highest groundwater utilisation (in per cent) of its total groundwater potential?
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b.
c.
d.

22. River water is used for:
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23.  In which year, the Government of India has launched ‘Jal Kranti Abhiyan’ ?
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