SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    The correct sequence of the eastward flowing rivers of the peninsular India from north to south is

    A)  Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Pennar, Cauvery and Vaigai.

    B)  Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery, Vaigai and Pennar

    C)  Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Pennar and Vaigai

    D)  Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery, Vaigai and Pennar

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Subarnarekha River flows through the Indian states of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha. Mahanadi is a major river in East Central India and flows through the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha. The Godavari River is the second longest river in India after the river Ganges having its source at Tryambakeshwar, Maharashtra flowing thru Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Krishna originates in the Western Ghats near Mahabaleshwar at an elevation of about 1,300 meter, in the state of Maharashtra in central India. It is one of the longest rivers in India and flows through the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The Penna (also Pennar, Penner or Penneru and Pinâkinî in Sanskrit) is a river of southern India. The Penna rises on the hill of Nandi Hills in Chikballapur District of Karnataka state, and runs north and east through the state of Andhra Pradesh to empty into the Bay of Bengal. The Kaveri (or Cauvery in English) is a large Indian river. The origin of the river is traditionally placed at Talakaveri, Kodagu in the Western Ghats in Karnataka, flows generally south and east through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and across the southern Deccan plateau through the south eastern lowlands, emptying into the Bay of Bengal through two principal mouths. The Vaigai is a river in Madurai, Tamil Nadu state of southern India. It originates in Varusanadu hills, the Periyar Plateau of the Western Ghats range, and flows northeast through the Kambam Valley, which lies between the Paini Hills to the north and the Varushanad Hills to the south.

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