Introduction to Drainage System of India

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Introduction to Drainage System of India

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Important Questions

Name the east flowing and the west flowing rivers of the peninsular plateau.

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Discuss the significant difference between the Himalayan and the Peninsular rivers.

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Compare the east flowing and the west flowing riven of the peninsular plateau.

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Solve this crossword puzzle with the help of given clues.
Across
1. Nagarjuna Sagar is a river valley project. Name the river.
2. The longest river of India.
3. The river which originates from a place known as Beas Kund.
4. The river which rises in the Betul district of MP and flows westwards.
5. The river which was known as the "Sorrow" of West Bengal.
6. The river on which the reservoir for Indira Gandhi canal has been built.
7. The river whose source lies near Rohtang Pass.
8. The longest river of Peninsular India.
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9. A tributary of Indus originating from Himachal Pradesh.
10. The river flowing through fault, drains into the Arabian Sea.
11. A river of south India, which receives rain water both in summer and winter.
12. A river which flows through Ladakh, Gilgit and Paldstan.
13. An important river of the Indian desert.
14. The river which joins Chenab in Pakistan.
15. A river which rises at Yamunotri glacier.

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Write the rivers of northern and southern India.

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What is meant by a water divide? Give an example.

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The land between two rivers is called _____.

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Distinguish between a tributary and a distributary.

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What are perennial rivers?

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The place where a river ends its journey and flows into another water body is called the river's ______.

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