Social Science Class-10 Geography: Water Resources Question Bank Part – 6

76. In spite of the fact that today plenty of water is available due to the perennial Indira Gandhi

Canal in Rajasthan, why do many homes still prefer the Tanka System?

(a) Not enough to reach all homes.
(b) Water is not clean.
(c) Many do not like the taste of tap water.
(d) They feel more secure with the traditional system.

77. Which state is the first state in India which has made rooftop rainwater harvesting structure

compulsory to all the houses across the state?

(a) West Bengal
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Tamil Nadu

78. In which state is the 200-year-old system by using bamboo pipes still prevalent?

(a) West Bengal
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Shillong

79. In which place in Karnataka the people have installed, in their households’s rooftop,

rainwater harvesting system to meet their water needs?

(a) Amachawadi in Mysore
(b) Gendathur in Mysore
(c) Chatnahalli in Mysore
(d) Gohali in Mysore

80. In Rajasthan what is rainwater referred to as?

(a) Barsaat pani
(b) Baarish paani
(c) Palar pani
(d) Badal Pani

81. How is rooftop rainwater filtered?

(a) Using sand and bricks
(b) Using electric filters
(c) Using net system
(d) Using modern filters

82. Which of the following is a reason for water scarcity in a region with sufficient water to meet

the requirements of the people?

(a) Huge population
(b) Less rainfall
(c) Power requirement
(d) Pollution

83. Which of the following problems arises due to water pollution?

(a) Sedimentation of water bodies
(b) Water-borne diseases
(c) Discharge of industrial water
(d) Spawning of aquatic life

84. Which of the following data shows the percentage of global precipitation that is received by


(a) 96.5%
(b) 30%
(c) 4%
(d) 2.5%

85. Which of the following areas would you immediately associate with water scarcity?

(a) Deserts of Rajasthan
(b) The Ganga plains
(c) Hills of North-eastern India
(d) Coastal areas of Odisha

86. Which of the following is one of the largest artificial lakes of ancient India built in the

11th century?

(a) Govind sagar Lake
(b) Hauz-Khas
(c) Bhopal Lake
(d) Dal Lake

87. Which of the following hydraulic structures is built in river basins?

(a) Lakes
(b) Dams
(c) Tanks
(d) Water harvesting

88. Which of the hydraulic structures is not a feature of ancient times?

(a) Multi-purpose river valley projects
(b) Dams built of stone rubble
(c) Reservoirs or lakes
(d) Embankments and canals

89. Which of the following structures was constructed by Illtutmish in the 14th century for

supplying water to Siri Fort area?

(a) Water harvesting at Sringaverapura near Allahabad
(b) Bhopal Lake
(c) Tank in Haus Khas
(d) Irrigation work at Nagarjunakonda

90. In which of the following areas can you find one of the oldest water-harvesting systems of India?

(a) Sringaverapura near Allahabad
(b) Kalinga and Odisha
(c) Bennur and Karnataka
(d) Nagarjunakonda and Andhra Pradesh



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