Geography Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

1.Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists :
List –I           List – II 
(Continent)           (Desert)
A. Asia        1. Atacama
B. Africa         2. Mojave
C. North America 3. Kalahari
D. South America 4. Gobi
Codes : A B C D
(a) 4 2 3 1
(b) 1 3 2 4
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 1 2 3 4

2. Oil is fund in petroliferous rock. Which one among the following structures demonstrates an ideal trap ?
(a) Horizontal structure
(b) Fault structure
(c) Synclinal structure
(d) Anticlinal structure
3. Which one of the following is an example igneous rock ?
(a) Marble
(b) Sandstone
(c) Gabbro
(d) Gimestone
4. Match correctly the following deserts and their location by choosing the correct response :
Desert        Location
A. Kalahari 1. South America
B. Atacama 2. Australia
C. Thar        3. Africa
D. Great Victoria 4. Asia
Codes : A B C D
(a) 3 2 1 4
(b) 3 1 4 2
(c) 2 3 1 4
(d) 4 3 2
5.Contour line is the imaginary line joining places of equal :
(a) Elevation
(b) Temperature
(c) Rainfall
(d) Humidity
6. The formation of ‘Mushroom rock’ in desert region is an example of :
(a) Abrasion
(b) Erosion 
(c) Deflation
(d) Attrition
7. Breaking down of rock in situ is known as :
(a) Erosion
(b) Weathering
(c) Mass wasting
(d) Degradation
8. Rocks having large quantity of underground water and permitting ready flow of water as called :
(a) Aquifers
(b) porous
(c) Permeable
(d) Aquicludes

9.Examples of intrusive igneous rocks are 
A. diorite
B. gabbro
C. granite 
D.All of the above
10. Albedo effect would be relatively higher in:
A.early morning and late evening
B.early morning only
D.late evening only

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