Dams in India Quiz

1. Which is the longest dam in India?

A.

Hirakud Dam


B.

Tehri Dam


C.

Kallanai Dam


D.

Bhakra Nangal Dam




2. Where is Tehri Dam located?

A.

Uttar Pradesh


B.

Odisha


C.

Madhya Pradesh


D.

Uttarakhand




3. Bhakra Nangal Dam was constructed on which river?

A.

Indus River


B.

Sutlej River


C.

Brahmaputra


D.

Yamuna River




4. Which one of the following dams is not located in Kerala?

A.

Mullaperiyar Dam


B.

Siruvani Dam


C.

Renuka Sagara Dam


D.

Thenmala Dam




5. Which one of the following is wrongly matched?

A.

Hirakud: Mahanadi


B.

Tehri Dam: Bhagirathi


C.

Maithon Dam: Barakar


D.

Gandhi Sagar Dam: Sutlej




6. Rihand Dam is located in which Indian state?

A.

Maharashtra


B.

Jharkhand


C.

Uttar Pradesh


D.

Gujarat




7. Which one of the following dams was constructed before India got independence?

A.

Ramganga Dam


B.

Nizam Sagar Dam


C.

Maithon Dam


D.

Srisailam Dam




8. Which one of the following dams is not built on the Narmada river?

A.

Indira Sagar Dam


B.

Bargi Dam


C.

Omkareshwar Dam


D.

Koyna Dam




9. Gandhi Sagar Dam is situated in which Indian state?

A.

Madhya Pradesh


B.

Maharashtra


C.

Gujarat


D.

Himachal Pradesh




10. What type of dam is Hirakud Dam?

A.

Rock Fill Dam


B.

Concrete Gravity Dam


C.

Composite Dam


D.

Masonry Dam




11. Which one of the following dams is not built on the Krishna river?

A.

Sardar Sarovar Dam


B.

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam


C.

Srisailam Dam


D.

Almatti Dam




12. Which is the largest dam of India by volume?

A.

Hirakud Dam


B.

Tehri Dam


C.

Rihand Dam


D.

Bhakra Nangal Dam




13. Which dam was built by King Karikalan of the Chola Dynasty?

A.

Kodiveri Dam


B.

Mullaperiyar Dam


C.

Mattupatti Dam


D.

Kallanai Dam




14. Who constructed Mullaperiyar Dam on the Periyar River in Kerala?

A.

Edwin Lutyens


B.

John Pennycuik


C.

Herbert Baker


D.

Robert Lorimer




15. Which one of the following dams is not located in Uttar Pradesh?

A.

Rihand Dam


B.

Dhanraul Dam


C.

Parichha Dam


D.

Rajeev Sagar Dam




16. Which of the following dams is also known as Maharana Pratap Sagar?

A.

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam


B.

Bhakra Dam


C.

Pong Dam


D.

Thein Dam




17. Where is Hirakud Dam located?

A.

Odisha


B.

Telangana


C.

Madhya Pradesh


D.

Uttarakhand




18. Which one of the below dam is not built on the Kaveri river?

A.

Mettur Dam


B.

Kallanai Dam


C.

Kodiveri Dam


D.

Krishna Raja Sagara Dam




19. Where is Singur Dam located?

A.

Andhra Pradesh


B.

Telangana


C.

Gujarat


D.

Tamil Nadu




20. Which is the oldest dam in India?

A.

Rihand Dam


B.

Tehri Dam


C.

Kallanai Dam


D.

Mullaperiyar Dam




21. Which one of the following dams is constructed in the 21st century?

A.

Mid Manair Dam


B.

Idukki Dam


C.

Konar Dam


D.

Salal Dam




22. Which one of the following is wrongly matched?

A.

Sardar Sarovar Dam: Gujarat


B.

Cheruthoni Dam: Kerala


C.

Mettur Dam: Tamil Nadu


D.

Bisalpur Dam: Uttar Pradesh




23. Which one of the following dams is not located in Gujarat?

A.

Indravati Dam


B.

Mitti Dam


C.

Nayka Dam


D.

Willingdon Dam




24. Narayanpur Dam is located in which Indian state?

A.

Maharashtra


B.

Tamil Nadu


C.

Kerala


D.

Karnataka




25. Which is the highest dam in India?

A.

Rihand Dam


B.

Tehri Dam


C.

Kallanai Dam


D.

Bhakra Nangal Dam




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