Life in the Ganga - Brahmaputra basin - class-IX
|Description: Life in the Ganga - Brahmaputra basin|
|Number of Questions: 15|
|Created by: Girish Goud|
|Tags: evs our india - physical diversity india : geographical features india- an introduction human environment interactions - the tropical and the subtropical region life in tropical and subtropical regions geography human environment interactions: the tropical and the subtropical region|
Kolkata is located on the river ____________.
Majuli, the largest inhabited riverine island is found on the _______ river.
- The Brahmaputra is the broadest (most wide) river of India thus facilitates the formation of big islands. Majuli is the largest riverine island located in the Brahmaputra river in Assam hence it is the correct answer.
- The Ganges has a few islands in its delta regions like Sagar island
- No significant islands are found in Yamuna and Satluj.
On which river is the world's largest river island?
What is the main occupation of the people of the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin?
The main occupation of the people of the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin is agriculture. This is because the rivers make the soil of the basin very fertile and also the climatic condition of that region is also favorable.
The Kaziranga National Park is famous for which wildlife?
The Kaziranga National Park is famous for the One Horned Rhinoceros. It is situated in Assam. In the year 1985, the park was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kolkata is located on the river _______.
Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River approximately 80 kilometers (50 mi) west of the border with Bangladesh, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational center of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port.
Bengal tiger is found in ________.
Bengal tiger is found in mangrove forests. The Sundarban delta is densely covered by mangrove forests and is one of the largest reserves for the Bengal tiger.
Which is the main crop of Ganga- Brahmaputra region?
The main crop of the Ganga-Brahmaputra region is paddy. Because of the monsoon type of climate of the region, as well as fertile and rich alluvium soil, it is the best for the growth of the rice.
Which is the main occupation in Ganga-Brahmaputra region?
The main occupation of the people of the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin is agriculture. This is because the rivers make the soil of the basin very fertile and also the climatic condition of that region is favorable.
Which river flows behind the Taj Mahal?
The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (reigned from 1628 to 1658) to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal; it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself.
Susu is a variety of ____ found in Ganga- Brahmaputra region.
The Ganges river dolphin or susu is a variety of dolphins found in the Ganga-Brahmaputra region. They are considered to be endangered because of human activities.
Which of the following cities is not located on the banks of river Ganga ?
Agra is the city that is not located on the banks of river Ganga. It is situated on the bank of river Yamuna, originating from ' Yamnotri' glacier in the uppermost region of lower Himalaya in Uttarakhand. It also the longest tributary of the Ganga river.
Presence of Susu (also called blind dolphin) in Ganga- Brahmaputra river is an indication of _________.
The presence of Susu (also called blind dolphin) in the Ganga-Brahmaputra river is an indication of the health of the river. The Ganges river dolphins can only live in freshwater and are essentially blind. The untreated industrial and urban wastes with a high amount of harmful chemicals are killing the species.