India has over 5,000 dams, with the major ones being the Tehri Dam, the Bhakra Nangal Dam, and the Hirakud Dam. These dams provide water for irrigation, hydroelectric power, and flood control. They also help to improve the environment by reducing soil erosion and sedimentation.

Here you are given Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the Major Dams of Indiathe topic of General Knowledge. First of all, you have to read all the GK questions related to Major Dams of India and click on one correct answer for each question. If your answer is correct, you will be displayed with a ✅ sign, but if your answer is wrong, a ❌ sign will be displayed, so that you can identify the correct answer you have given.

Q. Bhakra Nangal Dam is built on which river?

 ◉ Ravi

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 ◉ Tapti

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 ◉ Ganges

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 ◉ Sutlej

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Q. On which river is the Rana Pratap Sagar Dam constructed?

 ◉ On Banas River

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 ◉ On Kothari River

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 ◉ On the river Bedch

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 ◉ on the Chambal river

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Q. Why was the Farakka Dam constructed?

 ◉ To increase agriculture in Kolkata

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 ◉ Kolkata port security

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 ◉ To increase industries in Kolkata

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 ◉ To increase electrical energy in Kolkata

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Q. Farakka Dam is situated on which river?

 ◉ On the river Vyas

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 ◉ on the river Ganges

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 ◉ On Krishna river

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 ◉ On Jhelum River

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Q. Ranjit Sagar Dam is on which river?

 ◉ On the river Ganges

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 ◉ On the Indus River

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 ◉ on the river ravi

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 ◉ On Mahanadi

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Q. Bhakra, the highest dam in India, is built on which river?

 ◉ Diameter

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 ◉ Jhelum

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 ◉ Sutlej

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 ◉ Ghagra

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Q. In which state is the 'Lower Bhavani' dam located?

 ◉ in Tamil Nadu

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 ◉ In Andhra Pradesh

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 ◉ In West Bengal

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 ◉ In Assam

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Q. On which river is the "Almaty Dam" built?

 ◉ Tungabhadra

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 ◉ Ravi

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 ◉ Dark woman

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 ◉ Godavari

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Q. On which river "Hirakud Dam" is built?

 ◉ Sabarmati

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 ◉ Mahanadi

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 ◉ Krishna

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 ◉ Godavari

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Q. Which is the longest dam in the world?

 ◉ Hirakud Dam Orissa

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 ◉ Tarbela Dam, Pakistan

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 ◉ Fort Peck Dam, US

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 ◉ None of these

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Q. What are the natural dams found in high valleys called?

 ◉ Bond

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 ◉ Cuttack

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 ◉ the pier

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 ◉ High edge

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Q. On which river is the Chinai Dam constructed?

 ◉ Mahanadi

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 ◉ Tapi

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 ◉ Dark woman

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 ◉ Gomti

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Q. The "Mullaperiyar Dam" dispute is related to which states?

 ◉ Karnataka and Telangana

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 ◉ Tamil Nadu and Kerala

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 ◉ Kerala and Karnataka

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 ◉ Telangana and Kerala

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Q. Whose gift is Sharda Dam?

 ◉ Indo-Bangladesh Cooperation Project

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 ◉ India-Nepal Cooperation Project

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 ◉ India-China friendship

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 ◉ Of India-Bhutan Cooperation Project

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Q. Why is the wall of a dam wider at the foundation?

 ◉ It can withstand the pressure increase in the horizontal plane.

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 ◉ He could tolerate the pressure of water

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 ◉ To reduce gravity

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 ◉ None of them

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