Geography Quiz for SSC CGL 2016


1.Which among of the following are the major sub-divisions of Ocean basins?
A.Continental shelf
B.The ocean deeps
C.Continental slope
D.All of the above

2. The shallow submerged extension of continent is called _________.
A.Continental shelf
B.The ocean deeps
C.Continental slope
D.Abyssal plains 

3.The continental shelf off the eastern coast of India is much _________ than that of the western coast. 
A.narrower
B.wider
C.small
D.bigger

4.On the basis of their mode of formation, the mountains have been classified as:
1. Fold Mountains
2. Block Mountains
3. Volcanic Mountains
4. Residual Mountain
A.1 only
B.1 and 3 only
C.1,2,3 and 4.
D.2 and 4 only

5.The mountains which have been formed by the uplift of mainly the folded sedimentary rock strata under compressional forces are called __________.
(a) Fold Mountains
(b) Block Mountains
(c) Volcanic Mountains
(d) Residual Mountains

6.The mountain formed by the uplift of land between faults or by the subsidence of land outside the faults is known as ________.
(a) Fold Mountains
(b) Block Mountains
(c) Volcanic Mountains
(d) Residual Mountains

7.The elevated regions that have escaped weathering and erosion and appear in the form of mountains are called _________.
(a) Fold Mountains
(b) Block Mountains
(c) Volcanic Mountains
(d) Residual Mountains

8.On the basis of their geographical location and structure of rocks, the plateaus can be classified as?
(a) Intermontane Plateaus
(b) Piedmont Plateaus
(c) Continental Plateaus
(d) All of the above

9.Long, narrow steep sided and flat floored depressions in the oceans are known as ___________.
A.Abyssal plains 
B.guyots
C.ocean deeps
D.seamounts

10.Which among of the following is the cooling processes ?
(1) by loss of heat to the atmosphere
(2) by evaporationA.1 only
B.2 only
C.both
D.none









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