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. “Yosemite” is a 
(a) River 
(b) Peak 
(c) Waterfall 
(d) Dam

Ans.(c)
Q2. Which strait separates Australia and Tasmania? 
(a) Bass 
(b) Bab-el-Mandeb 
(c) Palk 
(d) Berring
Ans.(a)

Q3. The Coast of Norway is an example of 
(a) Dalmatian Coast 
(b) Fiord Coast 
(c) Ria Coast 
(d) Emerged Coast 
Ans.(b)

Q4. The “Grand Canyon” is on the river 
(a) Colorado 
(b) Columbia 
(c) Ohio 
(d) Mississippi 
Ans.(a)

Q5. Panama canal was constructed in-
(a) 1869 A.D.
(b) 1980 A.D. 
(c) 1905 A.D. 
(d) 1914 A.D. 
Ans.(d)

Q6. Sunda Trench is in 
(a) Indian Ocean 
(b) Pacific Ocean 
(c) Atlantic Ocean 
(d) Gulf of Mexico 
Ans.(a)

Q7. Which one of the following continents lies in Northern-Southern and Eastern-Western hemispheres of the earth?
(a) Australia 
(b) Africa 
(c) Europe 
(d) South America  

Ans.(b)


Q8. The longest river in the world is 
(a) Ganga 
(b) Nile 
(c) Brahmaputra 
(d) Amazon 
Ans.(b)
Q9. The term ‘Kraal’ is used for 
(a) House of Masai herder 
(b) Fenced villages of Masai herder 
(c) Cattle shed of the Kikuyus 
(d) Tent of the Kirghiz 
Ans.(b)

Q10. In which state is the Kanger Ghati National park? 
(a) Himachal Pradesh 
(b) Bihar
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Chattissgrah
Ans.(d)
Q11. Kaziranga National Park is famous for
(a) Rhinoceros
(b) Tiger
(c) Lion
(d) Crocodile
Ans.(a)
Q12. 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.
Ans.(a)

Q13. The busiest and the most important sea route of the world is 
(a) North Pacific Sea Route 
(b) North Atlantic Sea Route 
(c) South Atlantic Sea Route 
(d) Indian Ocean Route 
Q14. Which of the following countries has highest percentage of land under cultivation? 
(a) China 
(b) U.S.A.
(c) Canada 
(d) India 
Ans.(d)

Q15. The river on which the reservoir for Indira Gandhi Canal has been built is
(a) Sutlej
(b) Ravi
(c) Luni
(d) Jhelum
Ans.(a)

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