SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 18

171. ‘Willow’ for a cricket bat is obtained from: [SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. Tropical forests
B. Rain forests
C. Deciduous forests
D. Coniferous forests
Answer –C. Deciduous forests

172. The longest river in Asia is:[SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. River Indus
B. River Yangtze
C. River Hwang Ho
D. River Ganga
Answer –B. River Yangtze

173. Which of the following refers to the white salt which covers the land in some areas during dry season?[SSC CGL Tier-I 2015]
A. usar
B. reh
C. erg
D. reg
Answer –B. reh

174. The Equator does not pass through which of the following countries ?[SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. Kenya
B. Mexico
C. Indonesia
D. Brazil
Answer –B. Mexico

175. Meanders are the features formed by ___ [SSC CGL Tier-I Re-Exam 2015]
A. glaciers
B. rivers
C. winds
D. ocean waters
Answer –B. rivers

176. The majority of Earth’s crust is composed of which rock ?[SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. Igneous
B. Metamorphic
C. Sedimentary
D. Carbonate
Answer –A. Igneous

177. An earthquake is also known as:[SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. Teacher
B. Tremor
C. Temper
D. None of these
Answer –B. Tremor

178. The largest forest which covers 25 percent of the world’s forest land is :[SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & Delhi Police SI 2015]
A. The Tropical Rain forest
B. Taiga forest of Siberia
C. Monsoon forest
D. Temperate forests of Europe
Answer –B. Taiga forest of Siberia

179. The earth completes one rotation on its axis in :[SSC CGL Tier-I 2015]
A. 23 hrs. 56 min. 4.9 sec
B. 23 hrs. 10 min. 2 sec
C. 23 hrs. 30 min.
D. 24 hrs.
Answer –A. 23 hrs. 56 min. 4.9 sec

180. Granite, quartzite areas have upstanding look because:[SSC CGL Tier-I 2015]
A. mechanically wealthered faster
B. these rocks are resistant to all kinds of erosion
C. these rocks are not easily croded
D. not easily worn down
Answer –D. not easily worn down

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