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Q. Consider the following statements about drainage patterns: Which of the above given statements is/are correct?


Your Answer
A

1 and 3
Correct Answer
B

2 only
Your Answer
C

2 and 3
Your Answer
D

1, 2 and 3

Solution

The correct option is B
2 only
Explanation:

Statement 1 is incorrect: When a river originates from a hill and flows in all directions, the drainage pattern is known as 'radial'. Trellis drainage pattern is when the primary tributaries of river flow parallel to each other and secondary tributaries join them at the right angles.

Statement 2 is correct: When the drainage pattern resembles the branches of a tree, it is known as 'dendritic'.

Statement 3 is incorrect: When the rivers discharge their waters from all directions in a lake or depression, the drainage pattern is known as 'centripetal'.

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