Previous Year Geography Questions For SSC CGL Exam 2017

General study is not easy for everyone. So, we are providing Geography Quiz , Polity Quiz, History Quiz, and Economics quiz separately with 15 important last year questionSSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam is scheduled tentatively in the month of AUGUST 2017. Do prepare well. 

Q1. The relief which demarcates Central Asia from the Indian subcontinent is
(a) Nathula
(b) karakorum
(c) Zozila
(d) None of these

Q2. Father of Geography..
(a) Eratosthenes
(b) Herodotus
(c) Alexander
(d) None of these
Q3. Which of the following ranges of Himalayas is known as the source of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna?
(a) Greater Himalayas
(b) Middle Himalayas
(c) Lower Himalayas
(d) Shivaliks
Q4. The most prominent regional division, identified in west to east direction, based on river valleys was done by
(a) Sir Henry Durand
(b) Sir Radcliffe
(c) Sir Sydney Burrard
(d) Sir Alexander
Q5. Which of the following is the highest peak of the Aravali Range?
(a) Dhaulavira
(b) Guru Shikhar
(c) Annai Mudi
(d) None of above
Q6. Indravati is the tributary of which of the following rivers?
(a) Yamuna
(b) Cauveri
(c) Son
(d) Godavari

Q7. The formation of __________ is one of the prominent geographical features of the west coast.
(a) Delta
(b) Estuaries
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these
Q8.Which state of India has the largest area under forest?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Assam
(d) Madhya Pradesh
Q9. The coastal tract of Orissa is also known as the
(a) Vindhya Plain
(b) Utkal Plain
(c) Pulicut Plain
(d) Kathiawar Plain
Q10. Which of the following cities is known as the ‘Venice of the east’ because of its large networks of canals?
(a) Kovalam
(b) Kottayam
(c) Alleppey
(d) Asthamudi
Q11. Jowar and Bajra crops are the examples of which of the following crop season?
(a) Zaid
(b) Kharif
(c) Rabi
(d) Summer
Q12. Which of the following years has been declared as ‘the International Year of Rice’ by the United Nations General Assembly?
(a) 2004
(b) 2005
(c) 2006
(d) 2003
Q13. Kalyan, Sona and Sonalika are the high yielding varieties of seeds of which of the following crops?
(a) Rice
(b) Sugarcane
(c) Cotton
(d) Wheat

Q14.Name the largest freshwater lake in India?
(a) Dal Lake
(b) Powai Lake
(c) Wular Lake
(d) Chilka Lake
Q15.According to area India is __ largest country in the World.
(a) 6th
(b) 3rd
(c) 2nd
(d) 7th

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