Social Science Class-10 Geography: Water Resources Question Bank Part – 8

106. What is the rank of India in the world countries in the terms of water availability per person per annum?

(a) 129th
(b) 130th
(c) 131st
(d) 133rd

107. Ironically, the dams that were constructed to control floods have triggered floods. Which of

the following reasons is responsible for it?

(a) Irrigation of surrounding areas
(b) Generation of hydroelectricity
(c) Sedimentation in the reservoir
(d) Pisciculture in the reservoir

108. Hauz Khas Tank was built in which present Indian state?

(a) Chhattisgarh
(b) Punjab
(c) Bihar
(d) Delhi

109. Which among the following is not the dam based on structure and the material used?

(a) Timber dams
(b) Large dams
(c) Embankment dams
(d) Masonry dams

110. The water covered surface of the Earth is

(a) one-fourth
(b) three-fourth
(c) half of the earth
(d) none of these

111. The earth is occupied mostly with water yet freshwater resources are only

(a) 3.5%
(b) 5.5%
(c) 2.5%
(d) 0.5%

112. The primary source of water is

(a) evaporation
(b) precipitation
(c) rain
(d) none of these

113. We need more and more _________ for growing food.

(a) land
(b) water
(c) minerals
(d) none of these

114. In which one of the following states palar pani is considered the purest form of natural water?

(a) Gujarat
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Chhatitisgarh

115. On which of the following issues did the Narmada Bachao Andolan first focus?

(a) Benefits of irrigation to landless farmers
(b) Environmental issues related to submergence of trees under the dam water
(c) Rehabilitation of the people displaced due to construction of the dam
(d) Economic issues of wastage of money for the construction of the dam

116. Which of the following areas were farmers agitation when higher priority was given to water

supply in urban areas, particularly during drought?

(a) Krishna-Godavari basin
(b) Konya basin, Maharashtra
(c) Sabarmati basin, Gujarat
(d) Rihand basin, Uttar Pradesh

117. 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

118. Which among the following regions of India experience low rainfall and is drought prone?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Gujarat
(c) Bihar
(d) Telangana

119. Which of the following remote backward village in Mysore, Karnataka installed household

rooftop rainwater harvesting system?

(a) Gendathur
(b) Vanasthalipuram
(c) Chilkunda
(d) Kallahalli

120. In which part of India, rooftop rainwater harvesting is the most common practice?

(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Kerala
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Shilong



106. (d)

107. (c)

108. (d)

109. (b)

110. (b)

111. (c)

112. (c)

113. (b)

114. (b)

115. (b)

116. (c)

117. (c)

118. (a)

119. (a)

120. (d)


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