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Geography - Drainage System (3)

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Question 1

Consider the following statements:

1) Luni which originates from the western slopes of the Aravalli range is an endorheic river.

2) Endorheic basins occur only in deserts or in climatic regions with low rainfall.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 2

Consider the following statements:

1) It appears like an irregular tree branch.

2) It develops in a terrain that has uniform lithology, and where faulting and jointing are insignificant.

3) River Godavari, Mahanadi, and Kaveri are its examples.

Which of the following drainage patterns is described above?

Question 3

Consider the following statements regarding Drainage patterns:

1) The Trellis pattern looks like tree branches with many twigs.

2) The Radial pattern is formed by the streams which converge at a basin from all directions.

3) The Pinnate pattern resembles the veins of a leaf.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 4

Consider the following statements:

1) It rises from the Western Ghats near Jor village of Satara district of Maharashtra

2) It extends over Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka

3) Its basin is bounded by the Balaghat range on the north, by the Eastern Ghats on the south and the east and by the Western Ghats on the west

4) Ghatprabha and  Malprabha rivers are principal tributaries of this river.

Which of the following peninsular river is described above?

Question 5

Which of the following are the left bank tributaries of the Indus river?

1) Suru River

2) Shyok River

3) Zanskar River

4) Dras River

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Feb 2IAS