Geography Questions For SSC CGL Exam

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Dear Students, SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam is scheduled tentatively in the month of AUGUST 2017. At SSC ADDA, we are providing Geography Quizof 15 important last year question. GS questions are also asked in SSC CPO and MTS Exam. SSC repeats many previous years questions. Every day, we provide quizzes on all the topics of General Studies. We have also provided study notes on GS topics. 

15 Important Geography Questions For SSC CGL Exam 2017:


Q1. The uppermost epoch of the Quaternary Period, and the epoch which follows the end of Pleistocene epoch is
(a) Pliocene epoch
(b) Paleocene epoch
(c) Recent epoch
(d) None of these

Q2. The longest day (shortest night) in the Northern Hemisphere is
(a) June 21
(b) December 22
(c) July 21
(d) November 22

Q3. The longest day (shortest night) in the Southern Hemisphere is
(a) June 21
(b) December 22
(c) July 21
(d) November 22

Q4. The shortest day (longest night) in the Northern Hemisphere is
(a) June 21
(b) December 21
(c) December 22
(d) November 21

Q5. The shortest day (longest night) in the Southern Hemisphere is
(a) June 21
(b) December 21
(c) December 22
(d) June 20

Q6. What causes the four seasons on Earth?
(a) The annual motion of the Earth
(b) Earth’s inclined axis is fixed
(c) Earth’s axis at 66 1/2° to the plane of its orbit
(d) All of these

Q7. The spring season in the North Temperate zone is when
(a) The sun is directly overhead the equator
(b) The sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer
(c) The sun returns to equator
(d) The sun is at the Tropic of Cancer



Q8. The four seasons of the Earth, winter, spring, summer and autumn, are characterized by differences in
(a) Average temperature
(b) The amount of time that the sun is in the sky each day
(c) Both of these
(d) None of these

Q9. During the first half of the year, when the Northern Hemisphere tilts towards the sun
(a) The days are longer in the Northern Hemisphere and this sphere experiences summer season
(b) The Southern Hemisphere tilts away from the sun and this region experiences winter season
(c) The Northern Hemisphere experiences summer season
(d) All the options are correct

Q10. During the second half of the year, when the Northern Hemisphere tilts away from the sun
(a) The Northern Hemisphere experiences winter
(b) The Southern Hemisphere experiences summer
(c) Both (a) and (b) are correct
(d) There is no change of season

Q11. What are equinoxes?
(a) It is the time of year when the difference between the length of days and the length of nights is the largest
(b) They are the points of intersection between the elliptic (the sun’s apparent annual path) and the celestial equator (the equator of the celestial sphere)
(c) They are the days when the sun shines vertically over a Tropic
(d) None of these

Q12. In the Northern Hemisphere, the vernal or spring equinox occurs about
(a) March 21
(b) April 21
(c) May 21
(d) June 21

Q13. In the Northern Hemisphere, the autumnal equinox occurs about
(a) August 23
(b) September 22
(c) October 23
(d) November 23

Q14. In the Southern Hemisphere, the spring equinox occurs about
(a) August 23
(b) September 23
(c) October 23
(d) November 23

Q15. In the Southern Hemisphere, the autumnal equinox occur about
(a) March 21
(b) April 21
(c) May 21
(d) June 21


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