Previous Year Geography Questions For SSC CGL EXAM

Dear Students, SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam is scheduled tentatively in the month of JUNE/JULY 2017. At SSC ADDA, we are providing geography Quiz of 15 important question and here we have covered all the important topic of Geography.

Q1. Who coined the word ‘Geography’? 
(a) Ptolemy 
(b) Eratosthenese 
(c) Hacataus 
(d) Herodatus 

Q2. Which one of the following is not the example of planetary winds? 
(a) westerly  wind
(b) Trade wind 
(c) Land and sea breezes 
(d) Chinook 

Q3. The highest grade and best quality coal is 
(a) lignite 
(b) peat 
(c) bituminous 
(d) anthracite 

Q4. Mica is found in which one of the following pairs of rocks? 
(a) Slate  : Sandstone 
(b) Schist  : Gneiss 
(c) Limestone : Sandstone 
(d) Shale  : Limestone 

Q5. Which one of the following is the greatest circle? 
(a) Arctic Circle 
(b) Equator 
(c) Tropic and Cancer 
(d) Tropic of Capricorn 

Q6. Condensation is the reverse of 
(a) vaporisation 
(b) smog 
(c) cirrus cloud 
(d) fog 

Q7. The ocean which touches the Asian and American shores is 
(a) Atlantic 
(b) Indian 
(c) Antarctic 
(d) Pacific 

Q8. Cyclones are caused due to 
(a) low pressure 
(b) high pressure 
(c) low temperature 
(d) high density 

Q9. The distribution of characteristic vegetation of a region is determined mainly by  
(a) soil, water and temperature 
(b) water, greenhouse effect and altitude 
(c) wind, water and latitude 
(d) sunlight, water and wind 

Q10. Consider the following geological phenomena 
1. development of a fault 
2. movement along a fault 
3. impact produced by a volcanic eruption  
4. folding of rocks 
Which of the statements given above causes earthquake? 
(a) 1, 2 and 3 
(b) 2 and 4
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 1 and 4 

Q11. Land and sea-breezes occur due to 
(a) conduction 
(b) convection 
(c) radiation 
(d) tides 

Q12.Which rocks are called primary rocks.
(a) Sedimentary rocks
(a) Metamorphic rocks
(a) Igneous rocks
(a) None of the above

Q13.The Jog waterfalls are on the river____
(a)Tunga Bhadra 

14.Gomati is the tributary of_____

Q15.Luni River is in____
(d)Himachal Pradesh


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