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. Geostationary orbit is at a height of—


6 km
1000 km
3600 km
36,000 km

2. Owing to the equatorial bulge and the polar flattening, the polar radius of the earth falls short of the equatorial radius by about—

22 km
36 km
41 km
53 km

3. The Prime Meridian passes through :

New York

4. Which countries are separated by the 49th parallel ?

USA and Canada
USA and Mexico
France and Germany
Russia and China

5. The tropic of cancer does not pass through

West Bengal

6. An artificial ecosystem is represented by

pisciculture tank
agriculture land

7. The Sun is a

producer of water
secondary source of energy
primary producer of energy
tertiary producer of energy

8. The time at Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich. Hence, it is located at

30° W longitude
30° E longitude
28° E longitude
28° W longitude

9. Match List –I (Era) with List-II (Period/Epoch) and select correct answer by using the codes given below the lists— 
List –I                          List –II 
A. Palaeozoic             1. Triassic 
B. Mesozoic               2. Archaean 
C. Pre-Cambrian      3. Oligocene 
D. Cenozoic               4. Devonian 
                                   5. Neocene 
Code: A B C D

1 4 2 5
4 1 2 5
1 5 3 2
4 1 3 2

10.Red Data Book gives information about species which are

rare Wrong


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