SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 24

231. Hailstorms are caused due to …. [SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2005]
A. condensation
B. convection
C. sublimation
D. freezing
Answer –D. freezing

232. Blizzards are characteristic features of— [SSC Statistical Investigators Grade–IV 2006]
A. equatorial region
B. tropical region
C. Antarctic region
D. temperate region
Answer –D. temperate region

233. If there is no carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere, the temperature of earth’s surface would be: [SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit 2006]
A. dependent on the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere
B. higher than the present
C. less than the present
D. the same
Answer –C. less than the present

234. Name the continent where ‘Tundra’ type of climate is not found: [SSC CGL Prelim Exam 2007]
A. Europe
B. Asia
C. Africa
D. North America
Answer –C. Africa

235. Mediterranean type of climate is characterized by… [SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) Exam 2004]
A. dry summer and wet winter
B. wet summer and dry winter
C. dry summer and dry winter
D. wet summer and wet winter
Answer –A. dry summer and wet winter

236. Which one of the following is not the example of planetary winds ? [SSC CGL Prelim 2007]
A. Monsoon
B. Trade wind
C. Land and sea breezes
D. Chinook
Answer –D. Chinook

237. In atmosphere the lowermost layer is: [SSC Section Officer (Audit) Exam 2008]
A. troposphere
B. exosphere
C. ionosphere
D. strato sphere
Answer –A. troposphere

238. The lower layer of atmosphere is called: [SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2008]
A. exosphere
B. troposphere
C. ionosphere
D. mesosphere
Answer –B. troposphere

239. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists :[SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2008]

a. Australia
b. China
c. France
d. West Indies

List – II
1. Hurricane
2. Willy-willy
2. Typhoon
4. Mistral

Code :
…a b c d
A. 2 1 4 3
B. 1 2 3 4
C. 1 3 2 4
D. 4 1 2 3
Answer –A. 2 1 4 3

240. Which is the lowest layer of the atmosphere? [SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2009]
A. Troposphere
B. Stratosphere
C. Mesosphere
D. Thermosphere
Answer –A. Troposphere

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