Geography Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

1.Which of the following is an organic rock ?
(a) Marble
(b) Coal
(c) Granite
(d) Slate

2.Sahara Desert is situated in—
(a) Asia
(b) Europe
(c) Africa
(d) Australia 
3.The Pennines (Europe), the Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of
(a) young mountains
(b) old mountains
(c) block mountains
(d) fold mountains
4.The dramatic domes and arch-shaped features found in granitic mountain masses result from 
(a) pressure-release jointing, exfoliation, and sheeting 
(b) frost-wedging 
(c) solution processes 
(d) spheroidal weathering 
5.Metamorphic rocks are those derived from—
(a)Igneous rocks
(b)Sedimentary rocks
(d)Neither igneous nor sedimentary
6.Which of the following is an igneous rocks?
(a) Limestone
(b) Slate
(c) Marble
(d) Basalt
7. Exfoliation occurs because?
(a)Overlying rock is removed, thereby allowing the underlying rock mass to expand.
(b)Formation of new rock.
(d)none of the above
8.The uplift of mountains is caused by ?
(a) aggradation 
(b) denudation 
(c) endogenic processes 
(d) exogenic forces 
9. A translational slide involves 
(a) rotational movement of surface material 
(b) mudflow 
(c) movement of surface material along a planar surface 
(d) unconsolidated flow of material 
10.Human-induced mass movements produce a category of processes known as 
(a) scarification 
(b) mass wasting 
(c) translational slides 
(d) debris flows 

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