SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 27

261. Typhoons are common in the____ [SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LDC 2012]
A. Arctic Ocean
B. Seas of China and Japan
C. Mexican Gulf
D. Indian Ocean
Answer –B. Seas of China and Japan

262. Wind rose represents: [SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LDC 2012]
A. wind turbulance
B. wind data
C. wind pressure
D. wind temperature
Answer –A. wind turbulance

263. The layer of the atmosphere in which Radio Waves are reflected back is called ;[SSC Graduate Level Tier-I 2013]
A. Ionosphere
B. Troposphere
C. Stratosphere
D. Exosphere
Answer –A. Ionosphere

264. The atmospheric layer farthest from the Earth’s surface is known as ___ [SSC Graduate Level Tier-I 2013]
A. Stratosphere
B. Exosphere
C. Ionosphere
D. Mesosphere
Answer –B. Exosphere

265. The climatic zones are classified on the basis of____ [SSC Graduate Level Tier-I 2013]
A. distance from the equator
B. elevation
C. rainfall
D. distance from the sea
Answer –C. rainfall

266. The main advantage of Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) is:[SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LDC 2013]
A. Recharge ground water
B. Avoid floods
C. Reduce the loss of water
D. Avoid soil erosion
Answer –A. Recharge ground water

267. Subtropical high pressure belts are otherwise called: [SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LDC 2013]
A. Furious fifties
B. Screeching sixties
C. Horse latitudes
D. Roaring forties
Answer –C. Horse latitudes

268. Atmospheric temperature increasing at the higher altitudes is called: [SSC CGL Tier-I Re-Exam. 2014]
A. Radiation
B. Inversion
C. Conduction
D. Convection
Answer –B. Inversion

269. Which of the following reasons is responsible for lack of vegetation in the deserts ?[SSC GL Tier-I 2014]
A. Heavy volume of sands
B. Absence of B-horizon in the soil
C. High temperature
D. Lack of rainfall
Answer –D. Lack of rainfall

270. The humidity of air depends on: [SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. Temperature
B. Location
C. Weather
D. All of the above
Answer –D. All of the above

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