Q. Which of the following river are flows through rift valley/trough in India?

[A] Narmada

[B] Godavari

[C] Krishna

[D] Son

Answer: A

Explanation: The Narmada is one of the most famous Rivers Of India. It creates the conventional border between South India and North India.

  • The river runs to the west for a span of 1,312 km (815.2 miles) prior to flowing through the Gulf of Khambat (Cambey) into the Arabian Sea, at a distance of 18.6 miles or 30 km west of the Bharuch city in Gujarat.
  • Also known as Rewa, it is a major river in Central India Similar to the Mahi River and the Tapti River, the Narmada River is a river flowing from east to west. It is the biggest flowing river to the west.
  • The Narmada River is the only river in India, which runs in a rift valley running west amid the Vindhya and Satpura Mountain Ranges despite the fact that the Mahi and Tapti River run through rift valleys but amid other mountain ranges.

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy