SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    The river Narmada flows to the west, while most other large peninsular rivers flow to the east. Why?
    1. It occupies a linear rift valley.
    2. It flows between the Vindhyas and the Satpuras.
    3. The land slopes to the west from central India.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 only 

    B)  2 and 3 only

    C)  1 and 3 only

    D)  None

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] It is one of only three major rivers in peninsular India that run from east to west (longest west flowing river), along with the Tapti River and the Mahi River. It is one of the rivers in India that flows in a rift valley, flowing west between the Satpura and Vindhya ranges. But, the ranges through which a river flows will not always be a reason for the river's direction.

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