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Top MCQs On Rivers And Lakes Of Jammu And Kashmir

Best MCQs On Rivers And Lakes Of Jammu And Kashmir


Neelum river is another name of:

  1. Shyok river
  2. Kishanganga river
  3. Veshaw river
  4. Tavi river

Kishanganga river

In Tibet, Indus river is known as;

  1. SIngee Khamban
  2. Tsangpo
  3. Langqen Khamban
  4. Sutudri

Singee Khamban


Uri is situated on the banks of which river? (JKSSB 2022)

  1. Jehlum
  2. Indus
  3. Lidder
  4. Chenab

Jehlum


Which of the following rivers is also known as Hydaspes? (JKSSB 2022)

  1. Jehlum
  2. Indus
  3. Ravi
  4. Chenab

Jehlum. BAttle of Hydaspes was fought between Alexander and Porus in 326 BCE on the banks of river Jehlum


What is the source of Tavi river? (JKSSB 2022)

  1. Mansarovar lake
  2. Bhara Shigri glacier
  3. Kailash Kund glacier
  4. Thajwas glacier

Kailash Kund glacier


Jech Doab is formed by:

  1. Tavi and Ravi
  2. Beas and Chenab
  3. Lidder and Jehlum
  4. Chenab and Jehlum

Chenab and Jehlum, Je from Jehlum and Ch from Chenab, and together they form Jech Doab.


Amar Mahal is situated on the banks of; (JKSSB 2014)

  1. Tavi river
  2. Ravi
  3. Beas
  4. Chenab

Tavi River


Beas joins Satluj near:

  1. Mithankot
  2. Harike
  3. Uch
  4. Kangra

Harike


Panjnad is formed by:

  1. Sutlej, Beās, Rāvi, Jhelum, and Chenāb
  2. Sutlej, Tavi, Rāvi, Jhelum, and Chenāb
  3. Sutlej, Beās, Rāvi, Indus, and Chenāb
  4. Lidder, Beās, Rāvi, Jhelum, and Chenāb

Sutlej, Beās, Rāvi, Jhelum, and Chenāb


Zanskar is a tributary of:

  1. Indus river
  2. Beas
  3. Satluj
  4. Chenab

Indus river


Which one is not the name of River Jehlum?

  1. Vitasta
  2. Hydaspes
  3. Vyeth
  4. Parushni

Parushni


The main water way of Kashmir Valley is:

  1. Jehlum
  2. Indus
  3. Lidder
  4. Chenab

Jehlum


The two head streams of River Chenab are: (JKSSB 2014)

  1. Alaknanda and Bhagirathi
  2. Chandra and Mandakini
  3. Mandakini and Bhaga
  4. Chandra and Bhaga

Chandra and Bhaga


Chenab is a tributary of:

  1. Ganga
  2. Indus
  3. Brahamputra
  4. Kaveri

Indus


The river that originates from Verinag in Jammu & Kashmir and passes through Wular Lake in Kashmir Valley is ?

  1. Jehlum
  2. Romshu
  3. Lidder
  4. Chenab

Jehlum


Veshaw is a tributary of; (JKSSB 2014)

  1. Indus
  2. Lidder
  3. Chenab
  4. Jehlum

Jehlum


Kishanganga is a tributary of: (JKSSB 2022)

  1. Indus
  2. Lidder
  3. Chenab
  4. Jehlum

Jehlum


Kazinag national park is situated on the banks of: (JKSSB 2022)

  1. Shyok river
  2. Kishanganga river
  3. Veshaw river
  4. Lidder river

Kishanganga river


With reference to the Indus river system, of the following four rivers, three of them pour into one of them which joins the Indus direct. Among the following which is one is such river that joins the Indus direct? (IAS 2021)

  1. Chenab
  2. Jehlum
  3. Ravi
  4. Satluj

Satluj


Tarsar Lake is in which district of Jammu and Kashmir?

  1. Anantnag
  2. Pulwama
  3. Srinagar
  4. Ganderbal

Pulwama, The Tarsar and Marsar lakes are the two most significant lakes of Pulwama District.


Which of the following statements is not true about Dal Lake?

  1. It is an oxbow lake
  2. It is famous for floating gardens called Radh
  3. It is known as Srinagar’s Jewel.
  4. It has a small island called Zaina Lank.

It has a small island called Zaina Lank. Zaina Lank is in Wullar lake. The islands found in Dal lake are Sona Lank and Rup Lank (Char Chinari).


The largest fresh water lake in Jammu Kashmir is?

  1. Mansar Lake
  2. Dal Lake
  3. Wullar Lake
  4. Aanchar lake

Wullar Lake


Sheshnag Shrine is situated on the banks of:

  1. Dal Lake
  2. Wullar Lake
  3. Aanchar lake
  4. Mansar Lake

Mansar Lake


Naaz and Bhini Nala are the tributaries of:

  1. Ravi river
  2. Beas river
  3. Sindh river
  4. Ujh river

Ujh river


The ancient name of Chenab river is:

  1. Asikini
  2. Parushini
  3. Vipasa
  4. Satadru

Asikini


Which lake is also known as “Chota Kashi”?

  1. Gangabal Lake
  2. Purmandal Lake
  3. Mansar Lake
  4. Sanasar Lake

Purmandal lake. Purmandal Lake is in Samba District of JAmmu KAshmir. It is on the banks of Devika River. It is a famous hindu pilgrimage site and is also known as Chota Kashi


Purmandal Lake is in:

  1. Kathua district
  2. Samba district
  3. Reasi district
  4. Ganderbal district

Samba district. Purmandal Lake is in Samba District of JAmmu KAshmir. It is on the banks of Devika River. It is a famous hindu pilgrimage site and is also known as Chota Kashi


Which of the following statements is not correct about Wullar lake?

  1. It is an impact crater lake.
  2. It is a Ramsar site.
  3. It is fed by river Jehlum
  4. It is an oxbow lake.

“It is an impact crater lake” is not correct about Wullar lake. Impact crater lake is a lake that is formed in a depression caused by the impact of a meteor. An example of impact crater lake in India is Lonar lake in Maharashtra


Tulbul Project is at the mouth of:

  1. Wullar lake
  2. Dal lake
  3. Mansar Lake
  4. Aanchar Lake

Wullar lake. It is a navigation lock-cum-control structure set up at the mouth of Wullar Lake


Which lake was known as MahapadmaSar in ancient times? (JKSSB 2016)

  1. Dal lake
  2. Mansar Lake
  3. Wullar Lake
  4. Aanchar Lake

Wullar Lake


The island in Wullar lake is known as: (Jkssb 2014)

  1. Rup Lank
  2. Zaina Lank
  3. SOna Lank
  4. Majoli Lank

Zaina Lank


Which lake is the main source of water to Srinagar city? (jkssb 2016)

  1. Harwan LAke
  2. Dal LAke
  3. Nigeen Lake
  4. Marsar Lake

Harwan lake


SharabKul Canal takes its water from: (JKSSB 2022)

  1. Dal lake
  2. Harwan lake
  3. Aanchar lake
  4. Gangabal Lake

HArwan Lake


KounserNag Lake is in:

  1. Anantnag district
  2. Shopian district
  3. Pulwama district
  4. Kulgam district

Kulgam district


Which lake was worshipped as Vishnupad by Hindus?

  1. Kousarnag
  2. Gangabal
  3. Wullar
  4. Mansbal

Kousarnag. Nilmat purana refers to Kounsarnag as Kramasara. Kram means Footsteps and Sar means Lake. So kousarnag has been worshipped as Vishnupad (Vishnu’s Feet)


Which lake is found enroute to Shri Amarnath Cave? (JKSSB 2015)

  1. Sheshnag
  2. Neelnag
  3. Marsar
  4. Gangabal

Sheeshnag


Which wetland is the largest bird reserve in Kashmir?

  1. Aanchar
  2. Hokersar
  3. Mansbal
  4. Wullar

Hokersar


Which lake is called Kramasara in Nilmat Purana?

  1. Kousarnag
  2. Gangabal
  3. Wullar
  4. Mansbal

Kousarnag. Kram means Footsteps and Sar means Lake. So kousarnag has been worshipped as Vishnupad (Vishnu’s Feet)


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