Prelims 3800

Which of the following pairs of Dams and the States in which they are located are correctly matched?
1. Sardar Sarovar Dam – Gujarat
2. Koyna Dam – Jharkhand
3. Hirakud Dam – Odisha
4. Mullaperiyar Dam – Tamil Nadu
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
1 and 3
1, 3 and 4
2 and 3
1 and 4
Explanation :
The Sardar Sarovar Dam is a gravity dam on the Narmada river near Navagam, Gujarat in India.
The Mullaperiyar Dam or Mullaiperiyar Dam is a masonry gravity dam on the Periyar River in the Indian state of Kerala.
The Koyna Dam is one of the largest dams in Maharashtra, India. It is a rubble-concrete dam constructed on Koyna River which rises in Mahabaleshwar, a hillstation in Sahyadri ranges. It is located in Koyna Nagar, Satara district.
Hirakud Dam is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Sambalpur in the state of Odisha in India.