Kerala Rivers

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

PSC Question and Answer about Kerala Rivers 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:- How many rivers in kerala ?


Question2:- The number of rivers which follow to west ?


Question3:- The number of rivers which follow to east ?


Question4:-East flowing rivers are ?

Kabani, Bhavani,Pambar

Question5:- Kabani river flow to which state ?


Question6:- Bhavani river flow to which state ?

Tamil Nadu

Question7:- Pambar river flow to which state ?

Tamil Nadu

Question8:- Which river is known as 'Kapila' ?


Question9:- Kabani river is located in which district ?

Wayanad, Kerala

Question10:- Kabani river to join the ________ river at Tirumakudalu Narasipura, Mysore in Karnataka. ?


Question11:- Which national park Situated on the banks of the Kabini River ?

Nagarahole National Park

Question12:-The kabani river originates in the _________ hills at Kuttiady-Mananthavady


Question13:- Which river joins Kabini at near Payyampally?


Question14:- One branch of the Panamaram river starts from the Banasura Sagar reservoir and the other branch of the river start from __________ hills


Question15:- Kabini forms an island called ________ Island ?


Question16:- The Kabini dam is situated in which district ?


Question17:- Bhavani reivers originate from _________

Nilgiri hills

Question18:- Bhavani river flow into the ___________ national park ?

Silent Valley National Park

Question19:- _______ dam is located on the Bhavani river in Erode district, Tamil Nadu ?


Question20:- ____________ river flow into the Eravikulam National Park and the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

Pambar river

Question21:- Thoovanam waterfalls lie in ___________ river

Pambar river

Question22:- The longest river in kerala ?


Question23:- The shortest river in kerala ?

Manjeswaram river (16km)

Question24:- The longest east flowing river in Kerala


Question25:-The shortest east flowing river in kerala ?


Question26:- The northern most river of kerala ?

Manjeswaram river

Question27:- The southern most river of kerala ?


Question28:- Which river is known as "Lifeline of Kerala" ?


Question29:-Major tributaries are ?

Muthirapuzha River , Mullayar River , Cheruthoni River, Perinjankutti River, Edamala River

Question30:-Bhoothathankettu and Mulla periyar dam is situated in which river ?


Question31:- Bhoothathankettu is situated at ?

Kothamangalam, Ernakulam.

Question32:- The river which is known as aluva puzha ?

Periyar river

Question33:- The river in Kerala which occupy maximum volume of water ?

Periyar river

Question34:-Name the river of Kerala on which maximum number of dams are constructed ?

Periyar river

Question35:- The dam located at the meeting place of Periyar and Mullayar ?

Mullaperiyar Dam

Question36:-Name the districts through which the river Periyar flows ?

Idukki, Ernakulam

Question37:- The major hydroelectric power projects in Periyar?


Question38:- The periyar river source __________?

Sivagiri Hills

Question39:- The periyar river mouth is __________ ?

Arabian Sea

Question40:- The river which was mentioned as Poorna by Sankaracharya ?


Question41:- The Christian pilgrim centre situated on the banks of Periyar?


Question42:- Kalady, the birthplace of Sri Sankaracharya situated on the banks of river ?

Periyar River

Question43:- Length of the periyar river ?

244 km (152 mi)

Question44:- Which famous festival is celebrated on the banks of the Periyar River ?

Aluva Sivarathri festival

Question45:- The second longest river in Kerala ?


Question46:- The length oth the Bharathapuzha river ?

209 km

Question47:- The districts through which Bharathapuzha flows?

Palakkad,Malappuram and Thrissur

Question48:- Kannadipuzha and Kalpathippuza merge and flow as ___________ ?


Question49:- Tributaries of Bharathappuzha ?

Thuthapuzha, Gayathripuzha, Kalpathipuzha, Kannadipuzha, Tirur River

Question50:-Malmpuzha dam is located in which river ?


Question51:- The fishing port locates at the mouth of Bharathapuzha ?

Ponnani port

Question52:- The third longest river in Kerala ?


Question53:- The lenght of the Pamba River ?

176 km

Question54:- River known as Lifeline of Travancore ?


Question55:- River Pamba lies in which are the disticts ?

Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha

Question56:- The major tributaries of Pamba?

Achankovil river, Kakki and Kallar

Question57:- The fourth longest river in Kerala?


Question58:- Name the river bank on which gold deposits are found ?


Question59:- The fifth longest river in Kerala ?

Chalakudy River

Question60:- The least poluted river in kerala ?


Question61:- The most poluted river in kerala ?


Question62:- The Chaliyar river is known as ?

Chulika River or Beypore River

Question63:- Tributaries of chaliyar river ?

Iruvazhinjipuzha, Cherupuzha, Engappuzha, Cherupuzha Nilambur

Question64:- Nilambur forest area located in ___________ river ?


Question65:- Chaliyar flows in _________ districts

Malappuram, Kozhikode

Question66:- Meenumutty water falls located in which district ?


Question67:- The fifth longest river in Kerala ?

Chalakudy river

Question68:- Athirapally water falls located in which distirct?


Question69:- Vazhachal water falls located in which district ?


Question70:- The river known as payaswini?

Chandragiri puzha

Question71:- The river is known as Moorad Puzha?

Kuttiady puzha

Question72:- Which is the richest river in fish diversity in India ?


Question73:- Athirapally and Vazhachal water falls located in which river ?


Question74:- The highest water falls in kerala ?


Question75:- The river which flow through the Marayoor forest and Chinnar wildlife sanctuary ?


Question76:- The river which flow through silent valley ?


Question77:- The river flow through Attapadi?


Question78:- Which sea as the mouth of the Periyar river, Chaliyar river and Bharathappuzha

Arabian sea

Question79:- Which sea as the mouth of the Pamba river ?

Vembanattu Lake

Question80:- Chalakkudy River's Mouth ?


Question81:- Kallada river is located in which district ?

Kollam (dist), Kerala

Question82:- Punalur Paper Mills near the bank of which river ?

Punalur Paper Mills

Question83:- Chandragiri river is known as ?

Payaswini (Paachini)

Question84:- Longest lake in India, and the largest lake in the state of Kerala.

Vembanadu Lake, Kerala

Question85:-The Nehru Trophy Boat Race is conducted in a portion of the lake.

Vembanadu Lake, Kerala

Question86:-The water flow more than 15 km is called------- in Kerala


Question87:-Which river is referred as 'Choorni' in ancient documents


Question88:- The first tributary of to join Periyar


Question89:-The river which flows around the Kasargod Town in 'U' shape


Question90:-Which River is called "English Channel" of Kerala


Question91:- Mayyazhippuzha divides the land of Kerala under Portugeese Rule from -----

The land ruled by British

Question92:-The land which is known as 'the donation of Pamba'


Question93:- The river which starts from Karnataka and flows to Kerala

Valapattanam Puzha

Question94:-Thirunavaya, the venue of Mamankam festival was on the banks of which river


Question95:-Which river in Kerala is refered as "Churni " in Kautilya's Arthashastra ?


Question96:-Which river is also known as "Dakshina Bhageerathi" and "River Baris"?


Question97:- Which river is also known as Chulika River or Beypore River ?


Question98:-Which river flows through through the Silent Valley National Park in Palakkad?


Question99:-Which district in Kerala has maximum number of rivers flowing?


Question100:-Kadalundi train disaster, one of the biggest accidents on the Indian railway network in 2001 was in which district in Kerala?