SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 14

131. Which one of the following rivers forms an estuary ?[SSC SAS 2010]
A. Ganga
B. Tapti
C. Godavari
D. Mahanadi
Answer –B. Tapti

132. What percentage of world’sfreshwater is stored as glacial ice ?[SSC CGL Tier-I 2011]
A. 50%
B. 10%
C. 70%
D. 30%
Answer –C. 70%

133. In an iceberg floating in the sea, out of 10 parts of its mass, how much will remain above the surface of the water?[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 1999]
A. 1 part
B. 2 parts
C. 4 parts
D. 6 parts
Answer –A. 1 part

134. Which of the following is a typical feature of river erosion in youthful stage ?[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2008] A. Ox-bow lake
B. Gorge
C. Valley in valley
D. Cut-bank
Answer –B. Gorge

135. The rapid sliding of large masses of bed rocks is called :[SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LDC 2012] A. Landslide
B. Earthquake
C. Weathering
D. Mass wasting
Answer –A. Landslide

136. ‘Flash floods’ are associated with: [SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LCD 2011]
A. Thunderstorms
B. Cyclonic storms
C. Tsunami
D. Tornado
Answer –B. Cyclonic storms

137. Which one of the following is not the result of underground water action?[SSC Data Entry Operator 2008]
A. Stalactites
B. Stalagmites
C. Sinkholes
D. Fiords
Answer –D. Fiords

138. Tundras are: [SSC Constable (GD) & Rifleman (GD) 1912]
A. Deciduous forests
B. Tropical rain forests
C. Cold deserts
D. Hot deserts
Answer –C. Cold deserts

139. Which type of lake is formed by volcanic activities ?[SSC FCI Assistant Grade-III 2012]
A. Caldera lake
B. Karst lake
C. Lagoon
D. Fresh water lake
Answer –A. Caldera lake

140. Earthquakes are generally associated with :[SSC MTS 2013]
A. Joints
B. Faults
C. Folds
D. Schistosity
Answer –B. Faults

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