SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 36

351. The primary goal of planning for disasters is to reduce: [SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. Death
B. Damage
C. Risk
D. Vulnerability
Answer –D. Vulnerability

352. Who coined the word ‘Geography’? [SSC CGL Tier-I 2010]
A. Ptolemy
B. Eratosthenese
C. Hacataus
D. Herodatus
Answer –B. Eratosthenese

353. The space retaining life in any form is called: [SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. Biomass
B. Biosphere
C. Lithosphere
D. Hydrosphere
Answer –B. Biosphere

354. Where is the Great Barrier Reef located ?[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Pacific Ocean
B. Indian Ocean
C. Atlantic Ocean
D. Arctic Ocean
Answer –A. Pacific Ocean

355. ‘Green Accounting’ means measuring the National Income of the country taking into account estimation of: [SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2007]
A. the total forest area of the country
B. the destruction of forest cover of the country
C. pollution and environmental damage
D. area of reclaimed fallow land
Answer –C. pollution and environmental damage

356. Which of the following exhibits unidirectional flow in an ecosystem ? [SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LCD 2011]
A. Light
B. Energy
C. Water
D. Biomass
Answer –B. Energy

357. In predation between
i. A lion and a deer
ii. A snake and a frog
iii. A lizard and an insect and
iv. An owl and a rat

Which predator will have greater control over its prey?[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2000]
A. Lion
B. Owl
C. Snake
D. Lizard
Answer –C. Snake

358. Coffee is a..[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2001]
A. Sub- tropical shrub
B. Warm temperate shrub
C. Tropical shrub
D. Cool temperate shrub
Answer –C. Tropical shrub

359. Name the condition which influences the development of plants into distinctive forms.[SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & Delhi Police SI 2014]
A. Climatic conditions
B. Soil conditions
C. Environmental conditions
D. Social conditions
Answer –A. Climatic conditions

360. Which one of the following organisations is responsible for publishing topographical sheets?[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2001]
A. Geological Survey of India (G.S.I.)
B. National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation (N.A.T.M.O.)
C. Indian Meteorological Department (I.M.D.)
D. Survey of India (S.O.I.)
Answer –D. Survey of India (S.O.I.)

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