Water Resources MCQ Questions for Class 12 Geography Chapter 6 with Answers

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NCERT Chapters for Class 12 Geography Part. B

India People and Economy

Q1. Which chemical has concentrated in water in Bihar?

(i) Salt
(ii) Salinity
(iii) Fluoride
(iv) Arsenic

(iv) Arsenic


Q2. What is the mean annual flow in India?

(i) 1,869 cubic km
(ii) 1,988 cubic km
(iii) 1,698 cubic km
(iv) 3,869 cubic km

(i) 1,869 cubic km


(i) Haryali
(ii) Neeru-Meeru
(iii) ArwariPaniSansad
(iv) Van Mahotsava

(iv) Van Mahotsava


Q4. How much percent of surface water in India can be used?

(i) 22%
(ii) 25%
(iii) 32%
(iv) 35%

(iii) 32%


Q5. Identify the sector that consumes the highest amount of water in India.

(i) Industry
(ii) Agriculture
(iii) Domestic
(iv) None of these

(ii) Agriculture


(i) Forest Cover
(ii) Watershed Development
(iii) Soil Conservation
(iv) Food Grain Production

(ii) Watershed Development


Q7. The total useful water resources of India are:

(i) 1122 cubic km
(ii) 1222 cubic km
(iii) 1322 cubic km
(iv) 1422 cubic km

(i) 1122 cubic km


Q8. Which one of the following South Indian states has the highest groundwater utilisation (in per cent) of its total groundwater potential?

(i) Tamil Nadu
(ii) Karnataka
(iii) Andhra Pradesh
(iv) Kerala

(i) Tamil Nadu


Q9. Environment Protection Act was implemented in:

(i) 1974
(ii) 1986
(iii) 1988
(iv) 1997

(ii) 1986


Q10. What is the share of India in the world’s water resources?

(i) 1%
(ii) 2%
(iii) 3%
(iv) 4%

(iv) 4%


Q11. Which of the following figures in cubic kilometres correctly shows the total annual precipitation in India?

(i) 2,000
(ii) 3,000
(iii) 4,000
(iv) 5,000

(iii) 4,000


Q12. Which group of states is highly affected by concentration of fluoride in ground water resources:

(i) Uttar Pradesh
(ii) Bihar-West Bengal
(iii) Rajasthan-Maharashtra
(iv) Punjab-Haryana

(iii) Rajasthan-Maharashtra


Q13. How much freshwater is there out of total resources?

(i) 0.5%
(ii) 1.0%
(iii) 2.5%
(iv) 3.0%

(iv) 3.0%


Q14. Which one of the following rivers has the highest reptenishable groundwater resource in the country?

(i) The Indus
(ii) The Brahmaputra
(iii) The Ganga
(iv) The Godavari

(iii) The Ganga


Q15. Which group of states is highly affected by concentration of Arsenic:

(i) Rajasthan-Maharashtra
(ii) Punjab-Haryana
(iii) West Bengal-Bihar
(iv) Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh

(iii) West Bengal-Bihar


Q16. The highest proportion of the total water used in the country is in which one of the following sectors?

(i) Irrigation
(ii) Industries
(iii) Domestic use
(iv) None of the above

(i) Irrigation


Q17. Which of the following options describe water as a resource?

(i) Biotic resource and non-renewable
(ii) Abiotic and non-renewable resource
(iii) Biotic and renewable resource
(iv) Abiotic and renewable resource

(iv) Abiotic and renewable resource


Q18. Neeru-Meeru program belongs to which state?

(i) Gujarat
(ii) Rajasthan
(iii) Punjab
(iv) Andhra Pradesh

(iv) Andhra Pradesh


Q19. Which one of the following rivers has the highest replenishable groundwater resource in the country?

(i) The Indus
(ii) The Brahmaputra
(iii) The Ganga
(iv) The Godavari

(iii) The Ganga


Q20. In which year, Government of India has launched ‘Jal Kranti Abhiyan’ ?

(i) 2011-12
(ii) 2013-14
(iii) 2015-16
(iv) 2017-18

(iii) 2015-16


Q21. In which year national water policy was implemented?

(i) 2002
(ii) 2008
(iii) 2015
(iv) 2005

(i) 2002


Q22. Which part of the river has good quality water?

(i) Mountain
(ii) Plain
(iii) Delta
(iv) Valley

(i) Mountain


Q23. What stands for the CPCB?

(i) The Commandant Pollution Control Board
(ii) The Central Pollution Control Board
(iii) The Central Polythene Control Board
(iv) None of these

(ii) The Central Pollution Control Board


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