SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 19

181. In mountainous areas a natural cause for road blocks is often :[SSC CGL Tier-I 2015]
A. road repairs and construction
B. land slides
C. tree felling
D. traffic congestion
Answer –B. land slides

182. Uneven distribution of insolation on the earth is mainly due to the ___ [SSC CGL Tier-I Re-Exam 2015]
A. spherical shape of the earth
B. distribution of land and water
C. direction of the winds
D. presence of pressure belts
Answer –A. spherical shape of the earth

183. Sink hole is a phenomenon of _______ topography.[SSC CGL Tier-I 2015]
A. Plain
B. Desert
C. Tundra
D. Karst
Answer –D. Karst

184. Earthquakes are caused by: [SSC CGL Tier-I 2015]
A. Denudation
B. Tectonism
C. Earth revolution
D. Earth rotation
Answer –B. Tectonism

185. Equinox occurs when the sun is vertically above _____[SSC CHSL (10+2) Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Tropic of Capricorn
B. Tropic of Cancer
C. Poles
D. Equator
Answer –D. Equator

186. An Equinox is when:[SSC CAPFs (CPO) SI & ASI,Delhi Police SI 2016]
A. Day and night are of equal length
B. Day is of the shortest duration during the year
C. Day is of the longest duration in the year
D. Day when maximum rainfall of the year occurs
Answer –A. Day and night are of equal length

187. _________ is the thinnest layer of Earth.[SSC CPO SI, ASI Online 2016]
A. Mantle
B. Outer Core
C. Crust
D. Inner Core
Answer –C. Crust

188. The ‘graded profile’ of a river course is a____ [SSC CGL Tier-I 2015]
A. smooth curve from source to mouth
B. smooth curve in the upper course
C. smooth curve in the middle course
D. smooth curve in the lower course
Answer –A. smooth curve from source to mouth

189. Why the Earth is having its own atmosphere ?[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Winds
B. Clouds
C. Gravity
D. Rotation of the Earth
Answer –C. Gravity

190. The minimum short-term natural hazard is:[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. blizzard
B. earthquake
C. volcanic eruption
D. bolt of lightning
Answer –D. bolt of lightning

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