Geography Quiz For SSC CHSL EXAM

Q1. Bodies that usually fall from the sky onto the Earth are called
(a) Comets
(b) Meteors
(c) Rock
(d) None of these

Q2. Comets are luminous celestial bodies moving around the
(a) Sun
(b) Moon
(c) Earth
(d) Jupiter

Q3. Day and night are equal at the 
(a) Equator
(b) Poles
(c) Prime meridian
(d) Antarctic

Q4. Day and night are the results of the 
(a) Earth’s rotation around its axis
(b) Earth’s revolution
(c) Earth’s rotation accompanied with its revolution
(d) None of these

Q5. Equinox means the
(a) Days are longer than nights
(b) Nights are longer than days
(c) Days and nights are equal
(d) Shortest day and shortest night in a year

Q6. Excluding the moon, the celestial object that appears brightest in the sky is
(a) Venus
(b) Jupiter
(c) Polestar
(d) Sirus

Q7. Lines drawn parallel to the equator are called
(a) Latitudes
(b) Longitudes
(c) Meridians
(d) None of these

Q8. London is located at 0° while Baghdad at 45° E. If a news is broadcast from London at 10.00 a.m. at what time will it be heard in Baghdad?
(a) 11.30 a.m.
(b) 2.00 a.m.
(c) 1.00 p.m.
(d) 12.30 p.m.

Q9. One Lunar day is equal to
(a) 1 earth year
(b) 365 earth days
(c) 14 earth days
(d) None of these

Q10. The distance between consecutive longitudes at the poles is
(a) Zero
(b) 18 km
(c) 25 km
(d) 10 km

Q11. The latitude ‘AA’ on the map represents the
(a) Tropic of Cancer
(b) Tropic of Capricorn
(c) Equator
(d) None of these

Q12. The line passing through places which have the same height above sea level is known as
(a) Contour
(b) Isohyet
(c) Parallel
(d) Isobars

Q13. The rising of the evening star indicates the
(a) South Pole
(b) North Pole
(c) East
(d) West

Q14. Which of the following is a great circle?
(a) Arctic Circle
(b) Equator
(c) Tropic of Cancer
(d) Tropic of Capricorn

Q15. Which one of the following best explains the occurrence of the solar eclipse?
(a) Position of the moon between the sun and the Earth
(b) Position of the Earth between the sun and the moon
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these


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