GEOGRAPHY QUESTIONS FOR SSC CGL EXAM SET 5

Another quiz for SSC CGL as SSC CGL exam has around 3 to 4 questions from geography.

Geography Questions for SSC CGL Exam Quiz -5

GEOGRAPHY QUESTIONS FOR SSC CGL exam

1. Rihand Dam provides irrigation to-
A.Gujarat and Maharashtra
B.Orissa and West Bengal
C.Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
D.Kerala and Karnataka

2. ‘Loktak’ is a
A.Valley
B.Lake
C.River
D.Mountain Range

3. The common tree species in Nilgiri hills is
A.Sal
B.Pine
C.Eucalyptus
D.Teak

4. How much of the Earth’s land surface is desert?
A. 1/10th
B. 1/5th
C. 1/3rd
D. 1/6th

5. Which if the following is called the ‘shrimp capital of India?
A.Mangalore
B.Nagapatnam
C.Kochi
D.Nellore

6. River Indus originates from
A. Hindukush
B. Himalayan range
C. Karakoram range
D. Kailash range

7. The lowest layer of the atmosphre is
A.Stratosphere
B.Thermosphere
C.Troposphere
D.Mesosphere

8. Which is the longest irrigation canal in India?
A.Sirhind Canal
B.Yamuna Canal
C.Indira Gandhi Canal
D.East Kosi Canal

9. The world’s only floating nation park is situated in
A.Manipur
B.Kuala Lumpur
C.Bilaspur
D.Dispur

10. Bark of which tree is used as a condiment-
A.Cinnnamon
B.Clove
C.Neem
D.Palm

11. Red data book gives information about species which are-
A.extinct
B.endangered
C.dangerous
D.rare

12. An artificial ecosystem is represented by-
A.pisciculture tank
B.agriculture tank
C.zoo
D.aquarium

13. Indian Standard Time relates to-
A.75.5° E longitude
B.82.5° E longitude
C.90.5° E longitude
D.0° E longitude

14. Seismic sea waves which approach the coasts at greater force are known as
A.Tides
B.Tsunami
C.Current
D.Cyclone

15. Depressions formed due to deflating action of winds are called-
A.Playas
B.Yardang
C.Ventifacts
D.Sand dunes

16. The land of maximum biodiversity is-
A.Tropical
B.Temperate
C.Monsoonal
D.Equatorial

17. The forest of Sunderbans is called-
A.Scrub jungle
B.Mangrove
C.Deciduous forest
D.Tundra

18. Which of the following cities/towns lies to the nothern most latitude?
A.Patna
B.Allahabad
C.Pachmarhi
D.Ahmedabad

19. Which one of the following is an abiotic and renewable resource?
A.iron ore
B.livestock
C.water
D.forests

20. Which of the following will never get the vertical rays of the sun?
A.Mumbai
B.Srinagar
C.Chennai
D.Thiruvanthapuram