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WBCS Preliminary Question 2019 to 2011

WBCS Preliminary Question – 2019
42. Kolleru lake is located between
(A) Godavari and Cauvery    
(B) Godavari and Krishna    
(C) Krishna and Cauvery    
(D) Mahanadi and Godavari
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2018
28. Geomorphologists opine that change of the course of the Kosi River resulted in
(a) Ganga river flowing mainly through the Padma in Bangladesh
(b) Teesta river flowing in North Bengal
(c) Kolkata Port declining
(d) Earthquakes in Gangtok and Darjeeling
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2017
128. Pollavaram Project is associated with the river
Cauvery
Penner
Krishna
Godavari
 
70. The Mullaperiyar Dam is a cause of discontent between
Maharashtra and Gujarat
Tamil Nadu and Kerala
Odisha and Andhra Pradesh
Gujarat and rajasthan
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2016
153.   The Amarkantaka Hill is the source of two rivers flowing in two different directions (West and East). They are :
(A) Narmada and Tapti      
(B) Narmada and Mahanadi
(C) Tapti and Betwa       
(D) Tapti and Sone
 
154.   Which of the following rivers of India, is older than the Himalayas ?
(A) Sutlej
(B) Ganga       
(C) Beas       
(D) Ravi
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2015
26.  Which one of the following is not a tributary of the Ganga ?
(A) Son       
(B) Gomati       
(C) Gandak     
(D) Subarnarekha
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2013
28.  Which river flows through the valley of Kashmir ?
(A) Sutlej      
(B) Ravi      
(C) Chenab     
(D) Jhelum
 
32.  The source of the Narmada River lies in :
(A) Amarkantak Plateau      
(B) Vindhya Range      
(C) Maikhal Range      
(D) Palni Hills
 
191.  Laktak Lake is located in the State of —
(A) Jammu & Kashmir      
(B) Himachal Pradesh      
(C) Arunachal Pradesh       
(D) Manipur
 
166.  River Narmada flows through a-
(A) Synclinal valley       
(B) U- shaped valley        
(C) Fault Trough
(D) Delta
 
172.   The Indus river rises near
(A) Sheshnag Lake       
(B) Bhimtal Lake      
(C) Lake Nassil       
(D) Mansarovar Lake
 
175.  The river ganga flows into the Bay of Bengal through
(A) A triangular delta
(B) An estuary     
(C) ‘Birds foot’ delta      
(D) Fault line
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2011
109.  River Narmada flows through a
(A) Lagoon      
(B) Gorge      
(C) Fault Trough
(D) Meander
 
150.   Which of the following hydroelectric power projects has the largest installed capacity (M.W.) for generation of electricity ?
(A) Sabari Giri (Kerala)
(B) Koyna (Maharastra)
(C) Bhakra-Nangal(Punjab)  
(D) Kundah (Tamil Nadu)
 
 

WBCS Preliminary Question 2010 to 2000

WBCS Preliminary Question – 2010
74.  Kapildhara Falls is located on
(A) River Sone       
(B) River Chambal        
(C) River Narmada
(D) River Krishna
 
111.  The Bhakra Nangal Multipurpose Project consists of the Bhakra Dam across
(A) River Jhelum        
(B) River Sutlej
(C) River Beas     
(D) River Indus
 
151.  The Nagarjunasagar Multipurpose Project consists of a masonry dam across
(A) River Krishna
(B) River Cauvery      
(C) River Tungabhadra      
(D) River Sone
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2009
88.  Which of the following International Conventions provides framework for conservation of wetland habitats ?
(A) Earth Sumit      
(B) Ramsar Convention
(C) Belem Declaration     
(D) Botanical Congress
 
90.  Which of the following hydro-electric power projects has the largest installed capacity (M.W.) for generation of electricity ?
(A) Sabari Giri (Kerala)  
(B) Koyna (Maharastra)
(C) Bhakra-Nangal (Punjab)    
(D) Kundah (Tamil Nadu)
 
191.  Which of the following river does not drain into the Arabian Sea ?
(A) Mahanadi
(B) Narmada      
(C) Tapti      
(D) Sharavati
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2008
150. Sharavati Hydro-electric Project is located in
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Karnataka
(C) Orissa
(D) Andhra Pradesh
 
188. The River Narmada flows through a
(A) Post-glacial valley
(B) V-shaped fluvial valley
(C) Fault trough
(D) Deltaic area
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2007
110. The fertile Bari Doab lies between
(A) The Beas and the Ravi rivers
(B) The Beas and the Sutlej rivers
(C) The Beas and the Chenub rivers
(D) None of the above
 
191. Hydel power potentional is the highest in case of ____
(A) Brahmaputra basin
(B) Ganga basin
(C) East flowing rivers of South India
(D) West flowing rivers of South India
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2006
53. In which river the Nagarjunsagar Project is located?
(a) Mahi river in Wanakburi
(b) Tapti river in Gujarat
(c) Krishna river in Karnataka
(d) Krishna river in Andhar Pradesh
 
152. Majule island is situated in
(a) Brahmaputra, river in Assam
(b) Ganga river in Bihar
(c) Kaberi river in Karnataka
(d) Mahananda in West Bengal
 
153. Varanasi is located in
(a) Lower Ganga plain
(b) Middle Ganga plain
(c) Upper Ganga plain
(d) Ganga-Sutlej interfluence
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2005
149. The Pong dam has been constructed on
(a) The Beas
(b) The Narmada
(c) The Sone
(d) The Ravi
 
155. Chirakut, Chachai and Ken ton waterfalls are located in
(a) M.P.
(b) A.P.
(c) U.P.
(d) W.B.
 
156. Gautami and Bashista are the principal distributaries of
(a) Godabari river
(b) Cauveri river
(c) Krishna river –
(d) Mahanadi river
 
154. Karewas are terraces of glacial origin found in-
(a) Jhelum valley
(b) Teesta valley
(c) Chenuh valley
(d) Ravi valley
 
164. Indus, Tsangpo, Arun and Sutlej are typical examples of
(a) Antecedent drainage
(b) Consequent drainage
(c) Subsequent drainage
(d) Superimposed drainage
 
192. On which river-bank Kota is located?
(A) Sone
(B) Yamuna
(C) Chambal
(D) Luni
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2003
60. The river Narmada rises in the Amarkantak Plateau of
(A) Mahadeo Hills (Tapi river)
(B) Mahakal Hills
(C) Nilgiri
(D) Palni Hill
 
89. Godavari, the largest river of peninsular India has a total length of
(A) 1465 km
(B) 1300 km
(C) 1290 km
(D) 1000 km
 
118. Which one of the following is the west flowing river?
(A) Mahanadi
(B) Narmada
(C) Godavari
(D) Krishna
 
137. The dispute relating to the sharing of the water of Kaveri river concerns
(A) Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
(B) Karnataka and Kerala
(C) Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
(D) Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
 
161. The world’s highest gravity dam is
(Sultej river)
(A) Hirakud
(B) Bhakra(now highest in India)
(C) Mettur
(D) Maithon
 
188. Which one of the following is an inland river?
(A) Pennar
(B) Luni
(C) Narmada
(D) Jamuna
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2002
21. Which of the following is the source of the Luni River?
(A) Annasager
(B) Puskar lake
(C) Gurusikar Paek
(D) Sambar Lake
 
87. Which one of the following is the largest irrigation project of India?
(A) Damodar Valley
(B) Bhakra-Nangal Project
(C) Nagarjunsagar Project
(D)Rihand Project.
 
107. On which river is Ujjain located?
(A) Ksipra
(B) Tapi
(C) Narmada
(D) Sone
 
179. What type of river is the Indus?
(A) Consequent
(B) Subseqent
(C) Antecedent
(D) Obsequent
 
180. Which one of the following is an estuarine delta?
(A) Rhine delta
(B) Mississippi delta
(C) Ganga delta
(D) Volga delta
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2001
171. Where do the Bhagirathi and the Alakananda meet at?
(A) Karnaprayag
(B) Rudraprayag
(C) Haridwar
(D) Devaprayag
 
 
 
WBCS Preliminary Question – 2000
164. Brahmaputra : Guwahati : Sabarmati : ?
(A)Indore
(B)Vadodara
(C)Rajkot
(D)Ahmedabad
 
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