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Chapter 3: Drainage

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Chapter 3: Drainage Exercise MCQ, Exercise solutions [Pages 23 - 24]

MCQ | Q 1.1 | Page 23

Choose the right answer from the alternative given below.
Which one of the following describes the drainage patterns resembling the branches of a tree?

  • Radial

  • Dendritic

  • Centrifugal

  • Trellis

MCQ | Q 1.2 | Page 23

Choose the right answer from the alternative given below.

In which of the following states is the Wular Lake located?

  • Rajasthan

  • Uttar Pradesh

  • Punjab

  • Jammu and Kashmir

MCQ | Q 1.3 | Page 23

Choose the right answer from the alternative given below.
The river Narmada has its source at

  • Satpura

  • Brahmagiri

  • Amarkantak

  • Slopes of the Western Ghats

MCQ | Q 1.4 | Page 23

Choose the right answer from the alternative given below.
Which one of the following lakes is a salt water lake?

  • Sambhar

  • Dal

  • Wular

  • Gobind Sagar

MCQ | Q 1.5 | Page 23

Choose the right answer from the alternative given below.

Which one of the following is the longest river of the Peninsular India?

  • Narmada

  • Krishna

  • Godavari

  • Mahanadi

MCQ | Q 1.6 | Page 23

Choose the right answer from the alternative given below.
Which one amongst the following rivers flows through a rift valley?

  • Mahanadi

  • Tungabhadra

  • Krishna

  • Tapi

Exercise | Q 2.1 | Page 24

Answer the following question briefly.
What is meant by a water divide? Give an example.

Exercise | Q 2.2 | Page 24

Answer the following question briefly.

Which is the largest river basin in India?

Exercise | Q 2.3 | Page 24

Answer the following question briefly.
Where do the rivers Indus and Ganga have their origin?

Exercise | Q 2.4 | Page 24

Answer the following question briefly.
Name the two headstreams of the Ganga. Where do they meet to form the Ganga?

Exercise | Q 2.5 | Page 24

Answer the following question briefly.

Why does the Brahmaputra in its Tibetan part have less silt, despite a longer course?

Exercise | Q 2.6 | Page 24

Answer the following question briefly.

Which two Peninsular rivers flow through trough?

Exercise | Q 2.7 | Page 24

Answer the following question briefly.

State some economic benefits of rivers and lakes.

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 24

Below are given names of a few lakes of India. Group them under two categories − natural and created by human beings.

(a) Wular

(b) Dal

(c) Nainital

(d) Bhimtal

(e) Gobind Sagar

(f) Loktak

(g) Barapani

(h) Chilika

(i) Sambhar

(j) Rana Pratap Sagar

(k) Nizam Sagar

(l) Pulicat

(m) Nagarjuna Sagar

(n) Hirakud

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 24

Discuss the significant difference between the Himalayan and the Peninsular rivers.

Exercise | Q 5 | Page 24

Compare the east-flowing and the west-flowing rivers of the Peninsular Plateau.

Exercise | Q 6 | Page 24

Why are rivers important for the country’s economy?

Chapter 3: Drainage Exercise Project/Activity solutions [Page 25]

Project/Activity | Q 1 | Page 25

Solve this crossword puzzle with the help of the given clues.

Across

1. Nagarjuna Sagar is a river valley project. Name the river?

2. The longest river of India.

3. The river which originates from a place known as Beas Kund.

4. The river which rises in the Betul district of MP and flows westwards.

5. The river which was known as the “Sorrow” if West Bengal.

6. The river on which the reservoir for Indira Gandhi canal has been built.

7. The river whose source lies near Rohtang Pass.

8. The longest river of Peninsular India.

Down

9. A tributary of Indus originating from Himachal Pradesh.

10. The river flowing through fault, drains into the Arabian Sea.

11. A river of South India, which receives rain water both in summer and winter.

12. A river which flows through Ladakh, Gilgit and Pakistan.

13. A important river of the Indian desert.

14. The river which joins Chenab in Pakistan.

15. A river which rises at Yamunotri glacier.

Chapter 3: Drainage

MCQExerciseProject/Activity

NCERT Class 9 Geography - Contemporary India-1

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NCERT solutions for Class 9 Social Science chapter 3 - Drainage

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Concepts covered in Class 9 Social Science chapter 3 Drainage are River Pollution, Role of Rivers in the Economy, Lakes, The Peninsular Rivers, The Himalayan Rivers, Drainage Systems in India.

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