SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 33

321. Storms of gases are visible in the chromosphere of the Sun during [SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit) 2007]
A. Cyclones
B. Anticyclones
C. Lunar eclipse
D. Solar eclipse
Answer –D. Solar eclipse

322. Two seas or water-bodies connected by a narrow stretch of water is known as a:[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2000]
A. Bay
B. Strait
C. Peninsula
D. Isthmus
Answer –B. Strait

323. Which one of the following is not a cold ocean current?[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2001]
A. California
B. Oyashio
C. Kuroshio
D. Ganaries
Answer –C. Kuroshio

324. The term territorial water means:[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2002]
A. The water found within the country in form of rivers and lakes
B. The water secured from other countries
C. The water which is supplied to other countries
D. Water of the sea located close to the coast of a country
Answer –D. Water of the sea located close to the coast of a country

325. The ocean which touches the Asian and American shores is:[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2002]
A. Atlantic
B. Indian
C. Antarctic
D. Pacific
Answer –D. Pacific

326. Which from the following can cause a tsunami ?[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2006]
A. Volcano
B. Avalanche
C. Tornado
D. Earthquake
Answer –D. Earthquake

327. The coastal part of water bodies of the oceans which is structurally part of the mainland of the continents is called:[SSC Data Entry Operator 2008]
A. isthumus
B. oceanic ridge
C. continental shelf
D. continental slope
Answer –C. continental shelf

328. Mariana Trench is found in:[SSC Data Entry Operator 2008]
A. Atlantic Ocean
B. Pacific Ocean
C. Indian Ocean
D. Arctic Ocean
Answer –B. Pacific Ocean

329. Which one of the following ocean currents does not occur in Atlantic Ocean ?[SSC CHSL Data Entry Operator & LDC 2010]
A. Gulf stream
B. Brazil current
C. Peru current
D. Canary current
Answer –C. Peru current

330. The main cause of Tsunami is :[SSC MTS 2011]
A. Volcanoes
B. Cyclones
C. Earthquake on sea floor
D. Moon’s attraction
Answer –C. Earthquake on sea floor

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