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. Shale is metamorphosed into which of the following rocks?
(a) Graphite
(b) Gneiss
(c) Marble
(d) Slate

Q2. Prime Meridian passes through
(a) Greenwich
(b) Ujjain
(c) New York
(d) Tokyo
Q3. Taiga is a forest of
(a) Herbal trees
(b) Softwood trees
(c) Mixed trees
(d) Alpine trees
Q4. The main reason for deforestation in Asia is
(a) Excessive fuel wood collection
(b) Excessive soil erosion
(c) Floods
(d) Construction of roads
Q5. The largest island in the world is Greenland. It is an integral part of
(a) Norway
(b) North America
(c) Denmark
(d) Canada
Q6. Which one of the following is known as the ‘Laughing Jack’ of Australia?
(a) Platypus
(b) Kookaburra
(c) Koala
(d) Lyrebird
Q7. Which one of the following is the highest gravity dam in the world?
(a) Beas dam
(b) Nangal dam
(c) Bhakra dam
(d) Hirakud dam
Q8. Which is the largest man-made lake?
(a) Baikal
(b) Wullar
(c) Govind Sagar
(d) Rana Pratap Sagar
Q9. Which of the following rivers is not the tributary of Ganga?
(a) Indravati
(b) Son
(c) Gomati
(d) Yamuna
Q10. In which state is ‘Silent valley’ located
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Kerala
(c) Assam
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
Q11. ‘Radcliffe line’ is a boundary line between
(a) India and Bangladesh
(b) India and Bhutan
(c) India and China
(d) India and Pakistan
Q12. Where is India’s most prized tea grown?
(a) Jorhat
(b) Darjeeling
(c) Nilgiris
(d) Munnar
Q13. The birth rate measures the number of births during a year per
(a) 100 population
(b) 1000 population
(c) 10000 population
(d) 100000 population
Q14. Manas Sanctuary in Assam is known for
(a) Elephants
(b) Bears
(c) Tigers
(d) Wild ass
Q15. The busiest ocean trade route of the world is in
(a) Atlantic Ocean
(b) Arctic Ocean
(c) Indian Ocean
(d) Pacific Ocean

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