Previous Year Geography Questions For SSC CGL Exam 2017

Dear students, GENERAL STUDIES is a vast subject and low scoring part. 2-3 questions are asked in Tier-1 exam. Most students ignore the GA part in exam time, but you should prepare and attempt the GA section. So, we are providing 15 targeted GEOGRAPHY questions that are frequently asked in the CGL Exam. You can also read our GENERAL STUDIES QUIZZES.

Q1. Which one of the following is the origin of the Brahmaputra river?

(a) Milam
(b) Gangotri
(c) Yamunotri
(d) Chemayungdung
Q2. Which river flows between the Satpuras and the Vindhyas?
(a) Godavari
(b) Gandak
(c) Tapti
(d) Narmada

Q3. Which river in India flows in a rift-valley?
(a) Cauvery
(b) Tapti
(c) Narmada
(d) Krishna

Q4. Sivasamudra is an island formed by the river
(a) Ganga
(b) Godavari
(c) Krishna
(d) Cauvery

Q5. The ‘Pong Dam’ is constructed on the river
(a) Ravi
(b) Tapti
(c) Beas
(d) Don

Q6. What is ‘Talcher’ important for?
(a) Heavy water plant
(b) Hydro-electricity generation
(c) Cable industry
(d) Atomic reactor

Q7. Which state of India has made rain water harvesting compulsory for all houses?
(a) Haryana
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Punjab

Q8. Rajasthan canal receives water from which of the following rivers?
(a) Yamuna
(b) Jhelum
(c) Ravi
(d) Sutlej

Q9. Delhi gets winter rainfall due to
(a) south west monsoons
(b) north east monsoons
(c) conventional rain
(d) western disturbance

Q10. The “Masai”is a primitive tribe of
(a) Angola
(b) Bostwana
(c) Nigeria
(d) Tanzania

Q11. Where is the Bandipur National Park?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Karnataka
(d) Assam

Q12. Which one of the following is the world’s largest desert ?
(a) Arabian
(b) Kalahari
(c) Sahara
(d) Thar

Q13. The ‘Chipko Movement’ is related to
(a) Wildlife preservation
(b) Forest conservation
(c) Scientific agriculture
(d) Deforestation

Q14. The Gir Forest is noted for its
(a) Lion sanctuary
(b) Deer Park
(c) Tiger sanctuary
(d) Crocodile Park

Q15. Kaziranga National Park is famous for
(a) Rhinocerous
(b) Tiger
(c) Lion
(d) Crocodile


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