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. The world famous ‘Serangeti
(a) Wildlife
(b) Tanzania
(c) Zambia
(d) Uganda
Q2. Kangaroos, Platypus and Koala bears are wildlife of
(a) Australia
(b) South America
(c) Europe
(d) Africa

Q3. Volcanic activity is more common in
(a) Hawai
(b) Japan
(c) Colombia
(d) New Zealand

Q4. Panama canal was constructed in-
(a) 1869 A.D.
(b) 1980 A.D.
(c) 1905 A.D.
(d) 1914 A.D.

Q5. Source of river Nile is
(a) Lake Nassir
(b) lake Victoria
(c) Lake Chad
(d) Lake Tanganyika

Q6. The cyclone that brought devastation in Bangladesh was named as
(a) Shary
(b) Sidr
(c) Wendy
(d) Erin

Q7. Sahara is located in which part of Africa?
(a) Eastern
(b) Western
(c) Northern
(d) Southern

Q8. The longest river in the world is
(a) Ganga
(b) Nile
(c) Brahmaputra
(d) Amazon

Q9. The Eskimos live in
(a) Finland and Norway
(b) Norway and Siberia
(c) Siberia and Sweden
(d) Canada and Alaska

Q10. The ‘Masai’ is a primitive tribe of
(a) Angola
(b) Botswana
(c) Nigeria
(d) Tanzania

Q11. Which one of the following tribes practices pastoral nomadism?
(a) Boro
(b) Masai
(c) Pygmies
(d) Eskimo

Q12. Which one of the following is the largest lake in the world?
(a) Lake Superior
(b) Caspian sea
(c) Wular Lake
(d) none of these

Q13. The part of Equatorial region which has well developed rubber plantations is
(a) Amazon basin
(b) Indonesia
(c) Malaysia
(d) Zaire basin

Q14. Which is the shortest route from Moscow to San Francisco?
(a) via Canada
(b) overland
(c) Over the South Pole
(d) Over the North Pole

Q15. Which one of the following countries is the largest producer of uranium in the world?
(a) Kazakhstan
(b) South Africa
(c) Namibia
(d) U.S.A.


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