SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 32

311. El Nino is:[SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise 2006)]
A. a warm ocean current
B. sea storm
C. tropical disturbance
D. another name of typhoon
Answer –A. a warm ocean current<

312. The narrow stretch of water connecting two Seas is called:[SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2006]
A. Bay
B. Peninsula
C. Isthamus
D. Strait
Answer –D. Strait

313. The largest ocean is:[SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2007]
A. Atlantic Ocean
B. Indian Ocean
C. Arctic Ocean
D. Pacific Ocean
Answer –D. Pacific Ocean

314. Which current is responsible for increase in the temperature of the western Europe ?[SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2008]
A. Labrador current
B. Gulf stream
C. Canari current
D. North Equatorial current
Answer –D. North Equatorial current

315. Tsunamis are cauased by:[SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2008 and SSC FCI Assistant Grade-III 2012]
A. mixing of cold and warm currents
B. earthquakes
C. changes in sea level
D. volcanic eruption
Answer –B. earthquakes

316. Seismic sea waves which approach the coasts at greater force are known as:[SSC CGL Tier-I 2010]
A. Tides
B. Tsunami
C. Current
D. Cyclone
Answer –B. Tsunami

317. Which of the following is a cold ocean current ?[SSC CISF ASI 2010]
A. Humboldt current
B. Brazil current
C. Oyashio current
D. Canary current
Answer –A. Humboldt current

318. Recharging of water table depends on: [SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit) Exam 2007]
A. amount of rainfall
B. relief of the area
C. vegetation of the area
D. amount of percolation
Answer –B. relief of the area

319. Sea breeze is formed during:[SSC CGL Tier-I 2011]
A. Day time
B. Night time
C. Both
D. Seasonal
Answer –A. Day time

320. Waves approaching the shore is known as:[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2000]
A. Swash
B. Tsunami
C. Currents
D. Tide
Answer –B. Tsunami

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