Geography Quiz for SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, SSC CGL 2016 and Railways

Dear Readers, Today we are providing you a Chapterwise geography Quiz on for SSC CGL 2016, SSC CGL, SSC CPO, SSC  CHSL, 

1.Which of these different kinds of soil is brought about by the depositional activity of winds? 
(a) Sandy soil 
(b) Clayey soil 
(c) Black soil 
(d) Yellow soil 

1.a

2.A narrow inlet of sea between cliffs or steep slopes, especially associated with Scandinavia is 
(a) Bay 
(b) Gulf Stream 
(c) Fjord 
(d) None of these 

2.c

3.Which of the following is known as “island of precipitation? 
(a) Fault mountains 
(b) Fold mountains 
(c) Dome mountains 
(d) Block mountains

3.c

4.Match the following columns of landforms and their agent formation 
List-I  List-II 
A. Fault and fold mountains1. Earth movements 
B. Deltas and flood plains     2. Fluvial effect 
C. Moraines                      3. Glacial activity 
D. Coral reefs                      4. Organic activity A 
(a) 1 2 3 4 
(b) 4 3 2 1 
(c) 3 4 2 1 
(d) 2 1 4 3 

4.a

5.Sedimentary rocks are finally and ultimately derived from the 
(a) weathering of igneous rocks 
(b) weathering of metamorphic rocks
(c) marine deposits
(d) action of earth movements  

5.a

6.Which one of the following statement is untrue? 
(a) The sea-floor is older than the land. 
(b) The first rocks were formed as a result of the cooling molten matter. 
(c) Sedimentary rocks are also called aqueous rocks because they were formed by the agency of water. 
(d) Stalactites and Stalagmites are deposits of lime found it caves. 

6.a

7.The parent materials of soils are derived more frequently from 
(a) igneous rocks 
(b) metamorphic rocks 
(c) sedimentary rocks 
(d) biological action 

7.c

8.The formation of metamorphic rocks takes place 
(a) always in the liquid state 
(b) always in the solid state 
(c) sometimes in the solid and sometimes in the liquid state 
(d) always by chemical recombination process
8.b

9.Gypsum, Saltpetre, Pyrite and Haematite all can be found in 
(a) sedimentary rocks 
(b) igneous rocks 
(c) matamorphic rocks 
(d) sedimentary and igneous rocks 

9.a

10.Platinum, diamond, iron, silver, gold, copper, manganese, lead and zinc are found in ….rock. 
(a) sedimentary 
(b) metamorphic 
(c) igneous  
(d) all of these 

10.a
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