SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 20

191. Molten rock below the surface of the earth is called:[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Basalt
B. Laccolith
C. Lava
D. Magma
Answer –D. Magma

192. A landscape which is caused due to the fissure in the earth along which one side has moved down with reference to the other is known as: [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Rift Valley
B. U Shaped Valley
C. V Shaped Valley
D. Hanging Valley
Answer –A. Rift Valley

193. Sink hole is a phenomenon of :[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Plain
B. Desert
C. Tundra
D. Karst
Answer –D. Karst

194. When Granite rocks get metamorphosed, they form___[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Quartzite
B. Gneiss
C. Marble
D. Slate
Answer –B. Gneiss

195. The disconnected lines drawn on a map for showing slope___ [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Bench marks
B. Contours
C. Form lines
D. Hachure
Answer –D. Hachure

196. A group of inter-connected islands is known as __________ .[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Strait
B. Peninsula
C. Archipelago
D. Lagoon
Answer –C. Archipelago

197. The term “Doab” means: [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. a land between two mountains
B. a land between two lakes
C. a land between two rivers
D. a land between two seas
Answer –C. a land between two rivers

198. Magnetic Meridian is a____.[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Line parallel to the equator of the Earth
B. Latitude
C. Line joining the geographic north and geographic south of Earth
D. Plane passing through the magnetic north and magnetic south of Earth
Answer –D. Plane passing through the magnetic north and magnetic south of Earth

199. Isolines joining places of equal rainfall are called ________.[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. isohyets
B. isotherms
C. isobars
D. contours
Answer –A. isohyets

200. Which of the following is not an Igneous Rock?[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Dolomite
B. Granite
C. Basalt
D. Gabbro
Answer –A. Dolomite

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