Rivers in Kerala - Exam Study Notes,GK Questions and Answers

List of Important Questions asked in PSC Exams.
  • There are 44 rivers in Kerala.
  • 41 of them flow westward and 3 eastward.
  • East flowing rivers in kerala: Kabani, Bhavani, Pambar
  • All the rivers are entirely monsoon-fed.

Top 5 Longest Rivers in Kerala and Lengths

   1. Periyar River (244 km)
   2. Bharathapuzha River (209 km)
   3. Pamba River (176 km)
   4. Chaliyar River (169 km)
   5. Chalakudy River (145 km)
    Impotant GK Questions about Kerala Rivers


    Rivers n Kerala Questions



    1.Which is the longest river in Kerala?


    2.Which river is also known as Nila?


    3.Which is the northern most river in Kerala?



    4.In which river is Sabarigiri hydroelectric project located?



    5.Which district in Kerala has maximum number of rivers flowing?



    6.Which river is also called Nile of Kerala?




    7.Which river from Kerala flows eastwards to Karnataka 




    8.The largest hydro-electric project in Kerala,Idukki dam is in which river?





    9.The Mullaperiyar Dam is located in which river




    10.Which river flows through  through the Silent Valley National Park in Palakkad?




    11.Which is the second longest river in Kerala




    12.The famous Thusharagiri water falls is formed by which river?




    13.Sabarimala temple is located on the banks of




    14.Which river is also known as Chulika River or Beypore River ?




    15.Which river is also known as 'Dakshina Bhageerathi' and 'River Baris'?




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




    17.Which is the largest earthern dam in India located across the Karamanathodu River, a tributary of River Kabini in Wayanad district?




    18.Aluva is located on the banks of which river?




    19.Which river in Kerala is refered as 'Churni' in Kautilya's Arthashastra ?




    20.Thirunavaya, the venue of Mamankam festival was on the banks of:



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