Dams and Power Projects

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about Dams and Power Projects including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Question1:- In which River Nagarjunasagar Dam is situated ?



Krishna River (Andra Pradesh)


Question2:- Which is the largest dam in India?



Bhakranangal dam


Question3:-In which river Bhakranangal dam is situated?



Sutlej


Question4:-In which state Bhakranangal dam is situated?



Himachal pradesh


Question5:- Which is the longest Dam in India?



Hirakud dam


Question6:-In which state Hirakud dam is situated?



Odisha


Question7:- In which river Hirakud dam is situated?



Mahanadi


Question8:- Which is the highest dam in India?



Tehri Dam


Question9:-In which river Tehri dam is situated?



Bhagirathi River


Question10:- In which state Tehri dam is situated?



Uttarakhand


Question11:- In which state Bhavanisagar dam is situated?



Tamil Nadu


Question12:- In which river Bhavanisagar dam is situated?



Bhavani River


Question13:- In which state Tungabhadra dam is situated?



Karnataka


Question14:-In which state Rihand Dam is situated?



Uttar Pradesh


Question15:-In which river Maithon Dam is situated?



Barakar


Question16:-In which state Maithon Dam is situated?



Jharkhand


Question17:-In which state Koyna Dam is situated?



Maharashtra


Question18:-In which river Koyna Dam is situated?



Telangana


Question19:-In which river Bisalpur Dam is situated?



Banas


Question20:-In which state Bisalpur Dam is situated?



Rajasthan


Question21:-In which river Mettur Dam is situated?



Kaveri


Question22:-In which state Mettur Dam is situated?



Tamil Nadu


Question23:-In which state Krishnarajasagar Dam is situated?



Karnataka


Question24:-In which river Krishnarajasagar Dam is situated?



Kaveri


Question25:-In which river Indira Sagar Dam Dam is situated?



Narmada


Question26:-In which state Indira Sagar Dam Dam is situated?



Madhya Pradesh


Question27:-In which state Cheruthoni Dam is situated?



Kerala


Question28:- In which river Omkareshwar Dam is situated?



Narmada


Question29:-In which state Omkareshwar Dam is situated?



Madhya Pradesh


Question30:- In which river Salal Dam and Baglihar Dam is situated?



Chenab


Question31:-In which state Salal Dam and Baglihar Dam are situated?



Jammu and Kashmir


Question32:- In which state Uri Dam is situated?



Jammu and Kashmir


Question33:-In which river Uri Dam is situated?



Jhelum


Question34:- In which river Nimoobazgo Dam is situated?



Sindhu


Question35:-In which state Nimoobazgo Dam is situated?



Jammu and Kashmir


Question36:- In which state Chutak Dam is situated?



Jammu and Kashmir


Question37:-In which river Chutak Dam is situated?



Suru


Question38:- In which state koteshwar Dam is situated?



Uttarakhand


Question39:-In which river koteshwar Dam is situated?



Bhagirathi


Question40:-In which river Lakshwar Dam is situated?



Yamuna


Question41:-In which state Lakshwar Dam is situated?



Uttarakhand


Question42:-In which state Sardar Sarovar Dam is situated?



Gujarat


Question43:-In which river Sardar Sarovar Dam is situated?



Narmada


Question44:--In which river Ukai Dam is situated?



Tapi


Question45:-In which state Ukai Dam is situated?



Gujarat


Question46:- Jawahar Sagar Dam and Rana Pratap Sagar Dam are situated in which river ?



Chambal


Question47:- Jawahar Sagar Dam and Rana Pratap Sagar Dam are situated in which state ?



Rajasthan


Question48:-Idukki Dam and Mullaperiyar Dam are situated in which river ?



Periyar


Question49:-Idukki Dam and Mullaperiyar Dam are situated in Which state



Kerala


Question50:- Srisailam Dam and Nagarjuna Dam are situated in which state?



Andhra Pradesh


Question51:- Srisailam Dam and Nagarjuna Dam are situated in which river?



Krishna


Question52:-Ratle Hydroelectric Plant is situated in which river?



Chenab, Jammu and Kashmir


Question53:-Chutak Hydroelectric Plant is situated in which river?



Suru, Jammu and Kashmir


Question54:-Which airport has became the busiest Single-Runway airport in the world, 980 flights in 24 hours?



Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport


Question 55:- Which are the power plants operated with natural gas in kerala ?



Vypin (Ernakulam) and Cheemeni (kazargod)


Question56:- Ranaganadi dam is located in which state?



Arunachal Pradesh (Ranganadi River)


Question57:-Tandula Dam is located in which state ?



Chhattisgarh


Question58:- Which are the dams located in Mahanadi river ?



Dudhawa Dam, Gangrel Dam (Chhattisgarh)


Question59:- Ukai Dam is situated in which state ?



Gujarat (Tapti River)


Question60:-Damsal Dam is situated in which state ?



Punjab ( Chenab River )


Question61:-Bhakra Nangal Dam is situated which river ?



Satluj River (Himachal pradesh)


Question62:-Lakhwar Dam is situated in which state?



Uttaradhand (Yamuna River)


Question63:- Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Srisailam Dam is situated in wchich river



Krishna River (Telangana)


Question64:- Sriram Sagar Project, Singur Dam and Nizam Sagar are located in which river ?



Godavari River


Question65:-Which dam is the 8th tallest dam in the world?



Tehri Dam ( Bhgirathi River, Uttarakhand)


Question66:- World largest masonary dam ?



Nagarjuna Dam (Hyderabad)


Question67:-Malampuzha dam is located in which state ?



Kerala,Palakkad (it is a masonary dam) ( Malampuzha River, a tributary of Bharathappuzha, Kerala's second longest river.)


Question68:-Peechi dam is situated in which district



Kerala, Thrissur (Manali River)


Question69:- Parambikulam Dam is situated in which state



Kerala, Palakkad ( The dam is operated and maintained by Tamil Nadu but the ownership rests with Kerala)


Question70:-Neyyar Dam is located in which district?



Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram


Question71:-Mullaperiyar Dam is located in which district?



Kerla, Idukki (Periyar River, Periyar National Park located around the dam reservoir)


Question72:-Which dam is considered as Highest arch dam in the world ?



Xiaowan Dam (China)


Question73:-Which dam is considered as Highest arch dam in the Asia ?



Idukki Dam (Kerala)


Question74:-Which dam is considered as largest Dam in the World?



Tarbela Dam (Pakisthan)


Question75:-Which dam is considered as longest dam in the world?



Hirakud Dam situated in Odisha (India). Built across Mahanadi River.


Question76:-The Three Gorges Dam is the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity. The dam is situated in which country



China


Question77:- Which was the Largest hydroelectric project in India ?



Koyna Hydroelectric Project (Maharashatra)


Question78:- Which was the largest thermal powre station in India ?



Vindhyachal (Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, which is operated by NTPC)


Question79:-Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park is the India’s largest solar park. Which was situated in ?



Andhra Pradesh


Question80:-Muppandal windfarm is the largest wind farm in India. Which is located in



Tamil Ndu


Question81:-Biggest Nuclear Power station (Tarapur Atomic Power Station) is situated in which state



Maharashtra (Palghar - district)


Question82:-Kakrapar Atomic Power Station is located in which state ?



Gujarat (Surat - district)


Question83:-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is located in which state



Tamil Nadu (Tirunelveli - district)


Question84:- The name of the Nuclera power plant situated in Karnataka district?



Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant (Uttara Kannada- district)


Question85:-Madras Atomic Power Station is situated in which district ?



Kancheepuram (Tamil Nadu)


Question86:-Rajasthan Atomic Power Station is situated in which district ?



Chittogarh (Rajasthan)


Question87:-The name of the Nuclera power plant situated in Uttar Pradesh district?



Narora Atomic Power Station (Bulandshahr - district)


Question88:-Gorakhpur Atomic Power Station is situated in which district ?



Harayana (Fatehabad)


Question89:- Which nuclear power plant is considered as world's largest nuclear power plant



Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant in Japan


Question90:-Headquarters of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is situated in whcih state ?



Mumbai, Maharashtra


Question91:-Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is administrated by which union ministry ?



Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India (DAE)


Question92:- World largest thermal power plant ?



Longjing, Taichung, Taiwan


Question93:-Headquarters of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is situated in whcih state ?



New Delhi, India


Question94:-Kerala's largest wind farm situated in which district?



Kanjikode, Palakad


Question95:-KSEB'S (Kerala State Elecricity Board) first solar power plant situated in which district?



Kanjikode, Palakad (commissioned on 20/08/2015)


Question96:-Brahmapuram diesel power plant situated in wich Taluk?



Kunnathunadu (kerala, Ernakulam - district)(commissioned on 1997) (First Diesel power plant in Kerala)


Question97:- Kozhikode Diesel Power Plant situtated in which place ?



Nallalam (kerala) (commissioned in 1999)


Question98:- Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) was launched by which union ministry



Ministry of Power, Government of India


Question99:- Ambalathara solar park situated in which district ?



Kasargod


Question100:- In Kerala NTPC's thermal power plant situated in which distirct ?



Alappuzha (Kayamkulam) (Capacity: 350 MW)


Question101:- Which Thermal power plant is known as "Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (Rajiv Gadhip CCPP)" ?



Kayamkulam NTPC (17th project of NTPC)


Question102:- Which fuel is used in Kayamkulam NTPc?



Naphtha


Question103:-Water source of the NTPC kayamkulam plant?



Swet water from Achenkovil River


Question104:-Which fuel is used in Kayamkulam NTPC?



Uranium


Question105:- Which country's helps and technologies are used in Kayamkulam NTPC ?



Russia


Question106:-Kerala's largest Hydroelectric power station in ?



Idukki


Question107:- Mettur dam is situated In which river?



Kaveri ( Tamil Nadu )


Question108:- Ranjith Sagar dam is situated in which state?



Ravi (Punjab)


Question109:-In which river Tehri dam is situated?



Bhagirathi River


Question110:- In which state Tehri dam is situated?



Uttarakhand


Question111:- Kerala's first hydro electric power project ?



Pallivasal (1933)


Question112:- Kerala state electricity formed on ?



August 31,1957


Question113:- The first hydro power project of Malabar region



Kuttiyadi


Question114:- The only municipal corporation in Kerala which distributes electricity?



Thrissur


Question115:- The largest private sector hydroelectric power project in Kerala?



Kuthumkal


Question116:- The two private hydroelectric projects?



Maniyaar in Pathanamthitta and Kuthumkal in Idukki


Question117:- The hydroelectric power project,which is undertaken by a district panchayath?



Meenvallam (Palakkad)


Question118:- The first electrified city of Kerala



Thiruvananthapuram


Question119:- The first completely electrified District of Kerala



Palakkad


Question120:- Idukki Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Periyar


Question121:- Chenkulam Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Muthirappuzha


Question122:- Pllivasal Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Muthirappuzha


Question123:- Panniyar Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Panniyar


Question124:- Mattuppetti Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Periyar


Question125:- Kuthumkal Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Panniyar


Question126:-Sholayar Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Chalakkudi


Question127:-Peringalkuthu Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Chalakkudi


Question128:- Kuutyadi Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Kuttyadi


Question129:- Kallada Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Kallada


Question130:- Sabarigiri Hydro Electric Power Project is in -------- river



Pamba


Question131:- Solayar and Peringalkuthu Hydro Power projects are situated in ------ district



Thrissur


Question132:- Kallada Hydro Power project is situated in ------ district



Kollam


Question133:- Sabarigiri Hydro Power Project is situated in -------district



Pathanamthitta


Question134:- The first Diesel Thermal Power Plant of Kerala



Brahmapuram


Question135:- The second Thermal Plant in Kerala



Nallalam Diesel Power Plant


Question136:- The first Naphtha Based Power Plant in Kerala



Kayamkulam


Question137:- The full form of NTPC



National Thermal Power Plant


Question138:-Kayamkulam Thermal Power Plant is the ------ th project of NTPC



17 th


Question139:- Kayamkulam Thermal Power Plant is also known as



Rajive Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Project


Question140:- Water from ----- river is used as the cooling water in Kayamkulam NTPC



Achankovil


Question141:- Cheemeni Thermal Power Plant is situated in ------ district



Kasargod


Question142:- Vypin Thermal Power Plant is situated in ------- district



Eranakulam


Question143:- In Cheemeni and Vypin Thermal Plants -----is used as the Fuel



Natural Gas


Question144:- The fuel used in Kayamkulam Thermal Plant



Naphtha


Question145:- The Fuel used in Nallalam Thermal Plant



Diesel


Question146:- The fuel used in Brahmapuram Thermal Plant .



Diesel


Question147:- The first Wind Energy Power Project in Kerala is at



Kanjikkode Wind Farm (Palkkadu)


Question148:- Kanjikkode Wind Energy Power Project was started in



1994


Question149:- Producstion of Power from Kanjikkode Wind Farm is under the ------



KSEB


Question150:-The full form of ANERT



Agency for Non conventional Energy and Rural Technology


Question151:- ANERT is an organization working under -------



Kerala Govt


Question152:-The Highest Dam in Kerala



Idukki


Question153:- The major Wind Farms in the Private Sector



Ramakkalmedu, Agali and Attappadi


Question154:-The biggest Hydro electric Power Project in Kerala



Idukki


Question155:-Idukki Hydro Electric Power Project started its Function on



4 th October 1975


Question156:- Idukki Dam is located in



Periyar River


Question157:-First Arch Dam in India



Idukki


Question158:-Idukki Arch Dam comprises of ------- dams



Three (Idukki, Cheruthoni and Kulamavu)


Question159:-The longest Underground Power Station in India



Moolamattom


Question160:-The district which has the most number of Hydroelectric Power Projects



Idukki


Question161:- The district having the largest number of dams in Kerala



Palakkad


Question162:- The largest and Highest Gravity dam in Kerala



Cheruthony


Question163:- The second largest hydrel power station in Kerala?



Sabarigiri


Question164:- Sabarigiri project is on



Pamba and Kakki river


Question165:- The second hydroelectric power project in Kerala



Chenkulam Hydroelectric project