SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 39

381. An ecosystem consists of :[FCI Assistant Grade-III 2012]
A. producers, consumers and decomposers in a particular area.
B. all the plants and animals of an area.
C. a living community and its environment.
D. carnivorous and herbivorous of an area
Answer –C. a living community and its environment

382. The distribution of characteristic vegetation of a region is determined mainly by…[SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2002]
A. soil, water and temperature
B. water, greenhouse effect and altitude
C. wind, water and latitude
D. sunlight, water and wind
Answer –A. soil, water and temperature

383. The largest ecosystem of the Earth is: [SSC CGL Tier-I 2011]
A. Biome
B. Hydrosphere
C. Lithosphere
D. Biosphere
Answer –A. Biome

384. The one who is engaged in scientific drawing of maps is called….[SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2004]
A. Geographer
B. Cartographer
C. Meteorologist
D. Geologist
Answer –B. Cartographer

385. ‘El Nino’ that affects our Monsoons, has its origins in:[SSC CAPFs (CPO) SI 2016]
A. The Indian Ocean
B. The Himalayan Plateau
C. The Pacific Ocean
D. The Arabian Peninsula
Answer –C. The Pacific Ocean

386. A wide inlet of the sea usually concave in shape, is termed as a:[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Strait
B. Sound
C. Bay
D. Fjord
Answer –C. Bay

387. The gentle ‘seaward sloping’ surface from the coasts is called __________.[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Continental shelf
B. Continental rise
C. Abyssal plains
D. Submarine ridges
Answer –A. Continental shelf

388. Ring of Fire is found commonly in _____[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Pacific Ocean
B. Atlantic Ocean
C. Indian Ocean
D. Arctic Ocean
Answer –A. Pacific Ocean

389. “Great Barrier Reef”, the world’s largest Coral reef is located in:[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Caribbean Islands
B. Australia
C. Philippines
D. Indonesia
Answer –B. Australia

390. The deepest trench of the Indian Ocean is:[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)2016]
A. Java trench
B. Aleutian trench
C. Atacama trench
D. Tizard trench
Answer –A. Java trench

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