DAMS AND RESERVOIRS

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1)   Ranganadi Dam is in which state ?

  • [A] Manipur
  • [B] Nagaland
  • [C] Assam
  • [D] Arunachal Pardesh

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Arunachal Pardesh

2)   Which of the following is largest Hydroelectric Power Plant in India?

  • [A] Bhakra Nangal
  • [B] Hirakud
  • [C] Koyna
  • [D] Bhavani Sagar

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Koyna

Largest Hydroelectric  Power plant in India (1960MW) . It's in Maharashtra on the river Koyna.

3)   Largest underground power plant in India is

  • [A] Koyna
  • [B] Nathpa Jhakri
  • [C] Hirakud
  • [D] Nagarjuna Sagar

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Nathpa Jhakri

Largest underground power station in India (Nathpa Jhakri) is in Himachal Pardesh on Satluj river 27.4km long.  Second Largest is Moolamattom 22km long.

4)   Largest Earthen dam in India is

  • [A] Banasura
  • [B] Koyna
  • [C] Cheruthoni
  • [D] Bhavani Sagar

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Banasura

Banasura is in Kerela on the river Kabini. Largest Earthen Dam in India

5)   Largest Resevoir in India is

  • [A] Banasura
  • [B] Indira Sagar
  • [C] Nagarjuna Sagar
  • [D] Hirakud

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Indira Sagar

6)   On which river Largest Masonry dam in India is situated ?

  • [A] Narmada
  • [B] Kaveri
  • [C] Krishna
  • [D] Periyar

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Krishna

Nagarjuna Sagar is situated on Krishna river (Andhra Pardesh). Largest Masonry Dam also in India. Largest man made lake in India and world. Second Largest Resevoir in India having capacity of 11, 472,000,000 cubic cm.

7)   In which state oldest dam of India is situated ?

  • [A] Karnataka
  • [B] Madhya Pardesh
  • [C] Goa
  • [D] Tamil Nadu

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Tamil Nadu
 
Oldest Dam in India and 4th oldest in world. Also known as Grand Anicut

8)   Which one of the following is the first Indian arc dam ?

  • [A] Koyna
  • [B] Mettur
  • [C] Idduki
  • [D] Rihand

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Idduki

First Indian Arc dam . Largest Arc dam in India and Asia.

9)   Longest earthen dam in India is

  • [A] Hirakud
  • [B] Idduki
  • [C] Nagarjuna
  • [D] Sardar Sarovar

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Hirakud

Longest dam in India and also in the  world.  Longest Earthen Dam in India and world.  Longest man - made dam in India.  First Multi purpose river valley project in India after independence.Two observation tower on this dam , one is 'Gandhi Minar' and other is 'Nehru Minar'

10)   Which dam is also known as Govind Sagar lake ?

  • [A] Tehri
  • [B] Hirakud
  • [C] Bhakra Nangal
  • [D] Idduki

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Bhakra Nangal
Largest dam in india . Also Known as Govind Sagar Lake.  
 





 

 

 

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