Online Test of Chapter – 3 Water Resources Test 1 | Geography Class 10th Social Science (S.St)

Q.1. Which of the following data shows the percentage of global precipitation that is received by India?
(a) 96.5 per cent
(b) 30 per cent
(c) 4 per cent
(d) 2.5 per cent

Q.2. 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 Orissa

Q.3. Which of the following is a reason for water scarcity in a region with sufficient water to meet the requirement of the people?
(a) Huge population
(b) Less rainfall
(c) Power requirement
(d) Pollution

Q.4. Which of the following contributes approximately 22 per cent of the total electricity produced in India today?
(a) Solar power
(b) Hydroelectric power
(c) Industries
(d) Geothermal energy

Q.5. Which of the following problems arises due to water pollution?
(a) Sedimentation of water bodies
(b) Water-borne diseases
(c) Discharge of industrial waste
(d) Spawning of aquatic life

Q.6. Which of the following hydraulic structures is not a feature of ancient times?
(a) Multipurpose river valley projects
(b) Dams built of stone rubble
(c) Reservoirs or lakes
(d) Embankments and canals

Q.7. Which of the following is one of the largest artificial lakes of ancient India built in the 11th century?
(a) Govindsagar Lake
(b) Hauz Khas
(c) Bhopal Lake
(d) Dal Lake

Q.8. Which of the following hydraulic structures was constructed by Iltutmish in the 14th century for supplying water to Siri Fort area?
(a) Water harvesting at Sringaverapura near Allahabad (b) Bhopal Lake
(c) Tank in Hauz Khas, Delhi
(d) Irrigation work at Nagarjunakonda

Q.9. Which of the following hydraulic structures is built in river basins?
(a) Lakes
(b) Dams
(c) Tanks
(d) Water harvesting

Q.10. In which of the following areas we got one of the oldest water-harvesting systems of India?
(a) Sringaverapura near Allahabad
(b) Kalinga, Orissa
(c) Bennur, Karnataka
(d) Nagarjunakonda, Andhra Pradesh

Chapter - 3 Water Resources Quiz-1 | Geography Class 10th

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