SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Formation of ravines is typical of soil erosion by water. What is the correct sequence of states suffering from ravines?

    A)  Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat

    B)  Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat

    C)  Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat

    D)  Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Ravine formation due to erosion of soil is typical of some important rivers of the north Indian Plain. These rivers are the Yamuna along with its tributaries (Chambal, Banas, Sind, Betwa, Kalisind, Prabat etc), Ganga and its tributaries (Ghaghra, Gomati etc). In addition, Narmada and Mahi also have formed ravines. Following table gives area under ravines in major states Area under Ravines in India (Lakh hectares)
    State Area
    Uttar Pradesh 12.30               
    Madhya Pradesh 6.83
    Rajasthan 4.52
    Gujarat 4.00
    Punjab 1.20
    West Bengal 1.04
    Bihar 0.60
    Tamil Nadu 0.60
    Maharashtra 0.20

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