Geography Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

For the first time SSC 2016 examination will be held in Computer Based pattern and managing time will be one of the important factor while solving the questions. So in order to make students familiar with such a situations we are providing questions in a time based manner , which will help students to manage the time properly.

1.Which one of the following is the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust?


2.The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of—

Axis of the earth
North pole
South pole

3.When would you record the maximum angle of incidence of the Sun’s rays at the north pole?

March 21
September 21
When the sun’s rays fall vertically on the Tropic of Cancer
When the Sun’s rays fall vertically on the Tropic of Capricorn

4.Which of the following best describes longitude?

A imaginary line joining north and south poles.
The distance between a place east or west of the Greenwich Meridian
The angular distance east or west of the Greenwich Meridian
The position of a place on earth’s surface with reference to the Prime meridian

5.Which one of the following would have occurred if the earth had not been inclined on its own axis?

All the seasons would have been of same duration
The seasons would not have changed
The summer would have been of longer duration
The winter would have been of longer duration

6.Which one of the following cites does not have same clock time as that of the other three cities at any given instant?

London (UK)
Lisbon (Portugal)
Accra (Ghana)
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

7.The place which has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December, is—


8. What is the characteristic feature of Narmada Valley?

Volcanic origin
Structural origin
Glacial origin
Aeolian origin

9.Diu is an island off


10.Who prepares the topographical maps of India?

Geological Survey of India
Survey of India
Defense Ministry
Geographical survey of India


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