SSC Geography Previous Years Questions Set 1

1. The light from the Sun reaches the Earth in about—[SSC Statistical Investigators 2006]
A. 8 seconds
B. 8 minutes
C. 10 seconds
D. 10 minutes
Answer –B. 8 minutes

2. Name the first Asian country to Orbit Mars. [SSC CHSL (10+2) LDC, DEO & PA/SA Exam 2015]
A. Japan
B. Pakistan
C. China
D. India
Answer –C. China

3. The number of satellites of the planet is Mercury is: [SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2008]
A. 0
B. 1
C. 2
D. 16
Answer –C. 2

4. The asteroids revolve round the Sun in between: [SSC CGL Prelim 1999 | SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2003]
A. Earth and Mars
B. Mars and Jupiter
C. Jupiter and Saturn
D. Saturn and Uranus
Answer –A. Earth and Mars

5. Which amidst the following planets has its orbit closest to Sun? [SSC MTS 2013]
A. Venus
B. Mars
C. Jupiter
D. Uranus
Answer –D. Uranus

6. Which one of the following planets has no moon? [SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2006]
A. Mars
B. Neptune
C. Mercury
D. Pluto
Answer –A. Mars

7. On which of the following planets water cycle is available? [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 1997]
A. Jupiter
B. Earth
C. Mars
D. Venus
Answer –B. Earth

8. Brightest planet in our solar system is [SSC Tax Assistant 2006]
A. Venus
B. Mercury
C. Mars
D. Jupiter
Answer –A. Venus

9. The surface temperature of the sun is estimated as_ [SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2006]
A. 6000 °C
B. 12000 °C
C. 18000 °C
D. 24000 °C
Answer –D. 24000 °C

10. The Milky Way Galaxy was first observed by: [SSC Tax Assistant 2006]
A. Galileo
B. Maarten Schmidt
C. Marconi
D. Newton
Answer –A. Galileo

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