SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 30

291. Rainfall caused by intense evaporation in equatorial areas is called _______[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Orographic rainfall
B. Cyclonic rainfall
C. Frontal rainfall
D. Convectional rainfall
Answer –D. Convectional rainfall

292. Which of the following wind is blowing from the Mediterranean sea to the North Western parts of India ?[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Western disturbances
B. Norwesters
C. Loo
D. Mango showers
Answer –A. Western disturbances

293. Which layer of the earth’s atmosphere contains the ozone layer ?[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Troposphere
B. Mesosphere
C. Ionosphere
D. Stratosphere
Answer –D. Stratosphere

294. Ultraviolet radiation in the stratosphere is absorbed by:[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. SO2
B. Ozone
C. Oxygen
D. Argon
Answer –B. Ozone

295. Precipitation in the form of a mixture of rain and snow is called:[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Drizzle
B. Hail
C. Sleet
D. Snow
Answer –C. Sleet

296. Which of the following is/are ‘rain cloud’?[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
1. Cirrus
2. Nimbostratus
3. Cumulonimbus
4. Altocumulus

Choos the right option?
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 3 and 4 only
D. 1 and 4 only
Answer –B. 2 and 3 only

297. Ozone layer is formed due to reactions of :[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. oxygen and ultraviolet rays
B. carbon dioxide and layers of atmosphere
C. cosmic rays and layers of atmosphere
D. infrared rays and ultraviolet rays
Answer –A. oxygen and ultraviolet rays

299. The layer where the decrease in temperature with increasing altitude is totally absent is:[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Troposphere
B. Ionosphere
C. Stratosphere
D. Mesosphere
Answer –C. Stratosphere

300. Which of the following is the lowest atmospheric layer ?[SSC MTS 2017]
A. Lithosphere
B. Stratosphere
C. Troposphere
D. Hydrosphere
Answer –C. Troposphere

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