CBSE Class 10 Social Science Water Resources MCQs

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Multiple Choice Questions

Q.1 The total volume of the world’s water is estimated to exist as ocean:

(a) 75.5%                  (b) 85.5%

(c) 95.5%                  (d) 65.5%

Q.2 Roof top rainwater harvesting is the most common practice in-

(a) Shillong                (b) Guwahati

(c) Imphal                  (d) Patna

Q.3 On which river has Nagarjun Sager Dam been constructed?

(a) River Coyana        (b) River Krishna

(c) River Godavari       (d) river Tapti

Q.4 How much %of the Earth’s Surface is covered with water?

(a) About 70%            (b) About 90%

(c) About 60%            (d) None of these

Q.5 What is the rank of India in the world countries in the terms of Water availability per person p.a.?

(a) 129th                    (b) 130th

(c) 131st                    (d) 133rd

Q.6 It is predicated that nearly 2 billion people will live in absolute water scarcity in the year of –

(a) 2015                     (b) 2020

(c) 2025                     (d) 2030

Q.7 The first & the only state in India which has made Roof Top Rain water Harvesting Structured compulsory to all the across the state is –

(a) Karnataka             (b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Kerala                   (d) none of these

 

Answer key 

Ans. 1. (c) 2. (a) 3. (b) 4. (a ) 5. ( d ) 6( c ) 7. ( b) 
 
 
More Questions
 

Question: In which part or state of India people build diversion channels like guls or kuls

  • a) Western Himalayas
  • b) Arid region
  • c) Semi-arid region
  • d) Plains of Bengal

Answer: Western Himalayas

 

Question: Nagarjuna Sagar dam is across the river

  • a) Krishna
  • b) Narmada
  • c) Periyar
  • d) Godavari

Answer: Krishna

 

Question: Tungabhadra reservoir is across the river

  • a) Tungabhadra
  • b) Krishna
  • c) Kaveri
  • d) Mahanadhi

Answer: Tungabhadra

 

Question: The following is the only state where roof top rain water harvesting is made compulsory

  • a) Tamilnadu
  • b) Assam
  • c) Bihar
  • d) Maharashtra

Answer: Tamilnadu

 

Question: Rain water is referred as

  • a) Palar pani
  • b) Potable water
  • c) Underground water
  • d) None of these

Answer: Palar pani

  

Question: The first & the only state in India which has made Roof Top Rain water Harvesting Structured compulsory to all the across the state is

  • a) Tamil Nadu
  • b) Karnataka
  • c) None of these
  • d) Kerala

Answer: Tamil Nadu

 

Question: It is predicated that nearly 2 billion people will live in absolute water scarcity in the year of

  • a) 2025
  • b) 2020
  • c) 2015
  • d) 2030

Answer: 2025

 

Question: What is the rank of India in the world countries in the terms of Water availability per person p.a.?

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

Answer: 133rd

  

Question: How much percentage (%) of the Earths Surface is covered with water?

  • a) About 70%
  • b) About 90%
  • c) About 60%
  • d) None of these

Answer: About 70%

 

Question: On which river has Nagarjun Sager Dam been constructed?

  • a) River Krishna
  • b) River Coyana
  • c) River Godavari
  • d) River Tapi

Answer: River Krishna

 

Question: Roof top rainwater harvesting is the most common practice in-

  • a)  Shillong
  • b) Guwahati
  • c) Imphal
  • d) Patna

Answer: Shillong

 

Question: The total volume of the worlds water is estimated to exist as ocean:

  • a) 96.5%
  • b) 75.5%
  • c) 85.5%
  • d) 65.5%

Answer: 96.5%


More MCQs for Class 10 Social Science Water Resources ........

1. Which of the following is the main objective of the Bhakra-Nangal Project of Punjab and Haryana?
(A) Hydel power production and irrigation 
(B) Flood control
(C) Inland navigation 
(D) Pisciculture

 

2. In which of the following areas were farmers agitated when higher priority was given to water supply and urban areas, particularly during drought?
(A) Krishna-Godavari basin 
(B) Koyna basin, Maharashtra
(C) Sabarmati basin, Gujarat 
(D) Rihand basin, Uttar Pradesh

 

3. On which of the following rivers are the Tilaiya and Panchet dams located?
(A) Satluj  
(B) Damodar
(C) Mahanadi 
(D) Krishna

 

4. Which of the following rivet projects or groups of river projects provide hydroelectricity to the industries of Maharashtra?
(A) Pravara Project and Koyna Project
(B) Hirakud Project
(C) Nagarjuna Sagar Project and Tungabhadra Project
(D) Ghatprabha Project and Mettur Project

 

5. Which of the following dams are part of Chambal Project ?
(A) Maithon, Panchet, Tilaiya, Konar, Bokaro  
(B) Pravara, Ramagundam
(C) Rana Pratap Sagar, Gandhi Sagar 
(D) Sardar Sarovar Dam

 

6. 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 area 
(B) Generation of hydroelectricity
(C) Sedimentation in the reservoir 
(D) Pisciculture in the reservoir

 

7. Which of the following environmental damages are not induced due to multipurpose projects ?
(A) Water-borne diseases and pests 
(B) Pollution resulting from excessive use of water
(C) Earthquakes 
(D) Volcanic activity

 

8. 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

 

9. Due to which of the following reasons are rooftop rainwater harvesting commonly practised, particularly in Rajasthan?
(A) To-store water for irrigation
 (B) To keep the house cool
(C) To store drinking water 
(D) To clean the rooftops

 

10. Which of the following structures are known as ‘tankas’ ?
(A) Underground tanks for storing rainwater harvested from roof tops for drinking purpose
(B) Tanks constructed on rooftops for storing rainwater
(C) Tanks constructed in agricultural fields to store rainwater
(D) Tanks constructed to store floodwater

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