Previous Year Geography Questions For SSC CGL 2017

Hello readers, Here we provide you with a Space Quiz(part of a Geography Section) as per the syllabus of SSC CGL TIER-I. Most of the questions are from previous years paper. This Quiz surely helps you to fetch more marks in final exams.

Q1. Which scale is used to measure the intensity of earthquake?
(a) Richter
(b) Metric
(c) Centigrade
(d) Newton 

Q2. Geostationary orbit is at a height of
(a) 6 km
(b) 1000 km
(c) 3600 km
(d) 36000 km
Q3. The National Chemical Laboratory is situated in
(a) New Delhi
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Pune
(d) Patna

Q4. ‘PCB’ stands for
(a) Programme Control Block
(b) Process Control Block
(c) Process Communication Block
(d) Process Communication Block
(e) None of the above
Q5. ISRO launched the world’s first satellite dedicated to education, the EDUSAT in the month of
(a) June, 2004
(b) July, 2004
(c) August, 2004
(d) September, 2004
Q6. A geostationary satellite revolves around the Earth from
(a) East to West
(b) West to East
(c) North to South
(d) South to North
Q7. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) is at
(a) Thiruvananthapuram
(b) Mumbai
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Bengaluru
 Q8. The first explosion of an atomic device in India was carried out in the State of
(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Nagaland
(c) Manipur
(d) Rajasthan
Q9. The Headquarters of MCF (Master Control Facility) the nerve centre of the entire spacecraft operations in India is at
(a) Hyderabad – Andhra Pradesh
(b) Thumba – Kerala
(c) Sriharikota – Andhra Pradesh
(d) Hassan – Karnataka
Q10. Which city receive the highest cosmic radiation amongst the following?
(a) Chennai
(b) Mumbai
(c) Kolkata
(d) Delhi
Q11. OTEC stands for
(a) Ocean Thermal Energy Conservation
(b) Oil and Thermal Energy Conservation
(c) Oil and Thermal Energy Convention
(d) Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
Q12. The rear side of the Moon was photographed by
(a) Viking I
(b) Viking II
(c) Luna III
(d) Mariner IX
Q13. Which country launched the world’s first satellite dedicated to monitoring Greenhouse gas emission in 2009?
(a) Japan
(b) Brazil
(c) India
(d) USA
Q14. The US Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York an attempt to understand cosmic history used a giant atom smasher and has generated temperature of
(a) 52 billion degrees celsius
(b) 85 billion degrees celsius
(c) 2.5 trillion degrees celsius
(d) 4 trillion degrees celsius
Q15. Kaiga-II plant which supplies electricity is a
(a) hydel project
(b) coal project
(c) nuclear power reactor
(d) None of the above


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