Geography Quiz For SSC CGL Exam 2019-20 : 25th December

Q1. The coldest place on the earth is
(a)Halifax
(b)Chicago
(c)Siachin
(d)Verkhoyansk

Q2. Which is largest peninsular river in India?
(a) Krishna
(b) Godavari
(c) Cauvery
(d) Mahanadi

Q3. Red soil is normally found in India in which regions?
(a) Eastern Region only
(b) Southern Region only
(c) Eastern & Southern part of the Deccan Plateau
(d) None of these

Q4. Which of the following green house gases has the greatest heat trapping ability?
(a) Chloro fluoro carbon
(b) Methane
(c) Carbon dioxide
(d) Nitrous oxide

Q5.The wide treeless grassy plains in South America are called
(a)Selvas
(b)Pampas
(c)Prairies
(d) Steppes

Q6.Which river of Africa crosses the Tropic of Capricorn twice?
(a)Congo
(b)Limpopo
(c)Niger
(d)Zambezi

Q7.The Groups of people inhabiting Asiatic Tundra is known as
(a)Vedda
(b)Kirghiz
(c)Samoyed
(d)Guacho

Q8.The temperature increase is more marked in northern Pacific Ocean as an influence of Kuroshivo current in –
(a)Summer
(b) Winter
(c) Autumn
(d) Spring

Q9.The Yellow stone National Park is located in
(a)Canada
(b)Brazil
(c)U.S.A.
(d)France

Q10.Which type of soil is found in the coniferous forests?
(a)Chestnut
(b)Podzol
(c)Chernozem
(d)Regur

Solutions:

S1.Ans.(d)
Sol.The coldest place on the earth is Verkhoyansk. Verkhoyansk is a town in Verkhoyansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located on the Yana River near the Arctic Circle, 675 kilometers from Yakutsk.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. The godavari river is the largest river of south india,it has length of 1465 Kilometers, it originates from Triambakeshwar in Maharashtra.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol.Red soil is formed as a result of weathering of metamorphic and igneous rocks. The red colour of the soil comes from the high percentage of iron content.It is found on eastern and southern part of Deccan plateau.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Carbon di oxide is the green house gas having the greatest heat trapping ability.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol.The wide treeless grassy plains in South America are called Pampas.

S6.Ans.(b)
Sol.Limpopo, River of Africa crosses the tropic of Capricorn twice. The Limpopo River rises in central southern Africa and flows generally eastwards to the Indian Ocean

S7.Ans.(c)
Sol.The group of people inhabiting Asiatic Tundra is known as Samoyed. The Samoyedic people are those groups that speak Samoyedic languages,

S8.Ans.(b)
Sol.The temperature increase is more marked in northern pacific ocean as an influence of Kuroshivo current in winter.

S9.Ans.(c)
Sol.The yellow stone National Park is located in USA. Yellow Stone National Park is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho.

S10.Ans.(b)
Sol.Podzol type of soil is found in the coniferous forests. In soil science, podzols are the typical soils of coniferous, or boreal forests.

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