Geography Quiz for SSC CGL 2016




1. Which of the following is a volcanic plateau?

Anatolia plateau
Tibetan plateau
Antrum plateau
Brazilian plateau


2. Tectonic activity—

Breaks and bends the crustal rocks
Forms and bends the crystal rocks
Reshapes by bending the crustal
None of these

3. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

Ol Doinyo Lengai : Birthern Tanzania
Mount Egmont : Hawaii
Volcan poas : Costa Rica
Mount Klyuchevskaya : Kamchatka Peninsula

4. Which among of the following factors influence the amount of insolation received? 
(i) The angle of incidence. 
(ii) Duration of the day. (daily sunlight period) 
(iii) Transparency of the atmosphere.

(i) and (ii)
(ii) only
All of the above
None of the above

5 What is seismic zone extending at an angle of about 45° from the base of an ocean trench, down through lithosphere to the asthenosphere known as?

Appleton layer
Benioff zone
Conard discontinuity
Convergence zone

6. Example of Central eruption type of volcanoes are

Mud Flow
Peleean type
Lava flow
Lava flood

7. Volcanic materials discharged during eruptions include ?

Gases and vapour
lavas
Both of the above
Only 2

8. The study of lakes is called :

Limnology
Potomology
Topology
Hydrology

9. Which lava is the hottest lava.

Basaltic lava
Acidic lava
Felsic lava
Pillow lava

10. Consider the following statements regarding earthquakes 
1. In earthquakes, shocks are generated at a point known as the epicenter 
2. The point of origin of shock may be within the crust or mantle 
3. The more earthquake prone areas are at the merging of tectonic plates 
Which of the above statements are correct?

1, 2 and 3
1 and 2
1 and 3
2 and 3

               

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