SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 7

61. Which among the following statements is true regarding International Date line ?[SSC Section Officer (Audit) 1997]
A. It is 180° Longitude
B. It is a straight line
C. It is a big circle
D. It is a curved line beyond earth
Answer –A. It is 180° Longitude

62. The sunlight is available 24 hours on the longest day at which of the following latitudes of the earth ?[SSC Section Officer (Audit) 1997]
A. 49°
B. 66½°
C. 63°
D. 69°51′
Answer –B. 66½°

63. The Grand Canyon is located on the :[SSC CGL Prelim 1999]
A. Colorado River
B. Rhine River
C. Tapi River
D. Niger River
Answer –A. Colorado River

64. Extensive deserts occur in the western tropical regions of continents because :[SSC CGL Prelim 1999] A. of easterly trade winds
B. cold ocean currents flow along the western coasts
C. of the effect of both the offshore easterly trade winds and cold ocean currents
D. the rate of evaporation is greater along the western margin areas
Answer –C. of the effect of both the offshore easterly trade winds and cold ocean currents

65. The deposits of the ancient Tethys Sea were folded to form the: [SSC CGL Prelim 2000]
A. Himalayas
B. Rockies
C. Andes
D. Alps
Answer –A. Himalayas

66. Which one of the following types of erosion is responsible for the formation of Chambal Ravines? [SSC CGL Prelim 2000]
A. Splash
B. Sheet
C. Rill
D. Gully
Answer –D. Gully

67. The west to east extension of the Himalayas is from:[SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2001]
A. Indus gorge to Dihang gorge
B. K2 to Chomoihari
C. Nanga Parbat to Namcha Barwa
D. Rakaposhi to Lohit river
Answer –A. Indus gorge to Dihang gorge

68. Most of the devastating earthquakes are usually caused by……[SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2001]
A. Eustatic movement
B. Isostatic adjustment
C. Collision of earth plates
D. Volcanic eruption
Answer –C. Collision of earth plates

69. Which one of the following is the greatest circle ?[SSC CGL Prelim 2003]
A. Arctic Circle
B. Equator
C. Tropic of Cancer
D. Tropic of Capricorn
Answer –B. Equator

70. Hanging Valley is formed due tothe action of: [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2003]
A. Glacier
B. River
C. Ocean
D. Wind
Answer –A. Glacier

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