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

Dear Readers, Today we are providing you a geography Quiz on for SSC CGL 2016, SSC CGL, SSC CPO, SSC  CHSL (Minerals and Metals)
1.Which of the following is not a characteristic of continental shelves? 
(a) Oil and gas reserves 
(b) Sites of productive fishing grounds 
(c) Large stores of sand and gravel 
(d) Sites of well-developed submarine canyons 

1. d

2.The coral reefs are the common characteristic of 
(a) Indian Ocean 
(b) Pacific Ocean 
(c) Atlantic Ocean 
(d) Mediterranean Sea 
2. b

3.Which of the following factors affect the origin and movement of current-
I. Gravitational force
II. Atmospheric pressure and insolation 
III. Salinity and density of water 
IV. Direction and shape of coast 
(a) I and Il 
(B) 1,111 and IV 
(c) I, II and III 
(d) All four 

3.d

4.Which one of the ocean touches the shores of Asia on one side and that of America on the other?
(a) Indian Ocean 
(b) Pacific Ocean 
(c) Atlantic Ocean 
(d) Antarctic Ocean 

4.b

5.Which of these is not true ocean currents? 
(a) They affect commerce because they keep the harbours open even during winter. 
(b) Water of the ocean is kept pure. 
(c) Warm equatorial currents raise the temperature while the me polar currents lower the temperature of the place through which they pass. 
(d) They do not affect rainfall over the coast. 
5.d

6.Gulf Stream, the most important current of the Atlantic Ocean, takes its birth from the Gulf of Mexico. Its importance lies is 
(a) cooling effect 
(b) warming effect 
(c) area of influence 
(d) influence on travel 

6.b

7.Match the following currents and oceans. 
List-I  List-II 
A. Brazil Current  1. Atlantic Ocean 
B. Kuroshiwo Current  2. Pacific Ocean 
C. West Wind Drift  3. Indian Ocean 
       A B C
(a)    1 3 2
(b)    3 2 1
(c)    2 3 1

7.b
8.Which forests are the most intensively used for logging? 
(a) Tropical softwood 
(b) Tropical hardwoods 
(c) Temperate softwood 
(d) Mediterranean forests

8.c
9.Which one of these forests is mostly used for gathering? 
(a) Tundra 
(b) Wet tropical 
(c) Dry tropical 
(d) Temperate

9.b

10.Which is the most common areas of nomadic herding? 
(a) Cool humid region 
(b) Rainy area 
(c) Dry areas 
(d) Hot humid regions 

10.c

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