Social Science Class-10 Geography: Water Resources Question Bank Part – 3

31. On which of the following rivers is Koyena Dam built?

(a) Krishna
(b) Kaveri
(c) Ganga
(d) Mahanadi

32. What percentage of the total volume of world’s water is estimated to exist as oceans?

(a) 94.5%
(b) 95.5%
(c) 96.5%
(d) 97.5%

33. In which of the following regions, people built Guls and Kuls for irrigation?

(a) Northern Plains
(b) Western Himalayas
(c) Coastal areas
(d) None of the above

34. What is the contribution of hydroelectricity in the total generation of electricity?

(a) 52%
(b) 42%
(c) 32%
(d) 22%

35. On which of the following rivers Mettur dam is constructed?

(a) River kaveri
(b) River Krishna
(c) River Godavari
(d) River Mahanadi

36. Rooftop rainwater harvesting system in Rajasthan is known as-

(a) Guls
(b) Kuls
(c) Tankas
(d) Babos

37. Which of the following structures are known as Tankas?

(a) Underground tankas for storing rainwater from rooftops for drinking purpose.
(b) Tanks constructed on roof tops for storing rainwater.
(c) Tanks constructed in agricultural fields to store rainwater.
(d) Tanks constructed to store flood water.

38. Which one of the following is not an adverse effect of dams?

(a) Inter-state water dispute
(b) Excessive sedimentation of reservoir
(c) Displacement of population
(d) Flood control

39. Due to which of the following reasons are rooftop rainwater harvesting commonly practiced,

particularly in Rajasthan?

(a) To store water for irrigation
(b) To keep house cool
(c) To store drinking water
(d) To clean rooftops

40. In which of the following areas are Guls and Kuls used to channel water for agriculture?

(a) Deccan Plateau
(b) Deserts of Rajasthan
(c) Western Himalayas
(d) Ganga Plains

41. Drip irrigation system is a means of _________ conservation.

(a) water
(b) fauna
(c) flora
(d) forests

42. Different social groups do not have _________ access to water.

(a) special
(b) equal
(c) different
(d) none of the above

43. Multi-purpose dams were launched in India after _________.

(a) 1957
(b) independence
(c) 1962
(d) none of the above

44. Why is water scarcity mainly caused?

(a) Water pollution
(b) Excessive use and unequal access to water
(c) Water management
(d) Using for utility

45. According to hydrological cycle, how can freshwater be obtained?

(a) Snow
(b) Rainwater
(c) Ground water
(d) Drainage



31. (a)

32. (c)

33. (b)

34. (d)

35. (a)

36. (c)

37. (a)

38. (d)

39. (c)

40. (c)

41. (a)

42. (b)

43. (b)

44. (b)

45. (c)


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