Exercise 2

Question 21 :

Which of the following groups of rivers have their source of origin in Tibet?

A). Brahmaputra, Ganges and Sutlej
B). Ganges, Sutlej and Yamuna
C). Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej
D). Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej
Answer : Option C

Question 22 :

Which of the following measures are effective for soil conservation in India?

Avoiding crop rotation
Encouraging the use of chemical fertilizers
Limiting shifting cultivation

A). I and II
B). II and IV
C). III and IV
D). I, II and III
Answer : Option B

Question 23 :

Which of the following crops needs maximum water per hectare?

A). Barley
B). Maize
C). Sugarcane
D). Wheat
Answer : Option C

Question 24 :

The watershed between India and Myanmar is formed by

A). the Naga hills
B). the Garo hills
C). Khasi hills
D). the Jaintia hills
Answer : Option A

Question 25 :

The originating in the Himalayan mountain complex consists of how many distinct drainage systems of the Indian Subcontinent?

A). Two
B). Three
C). Four
D). Five
Answer : Option B