SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 5

41. The mass of Jupiter is approximately: [SSC Stenographer (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) 2011]
A. one tenth of the solar mass
B. one thousandth of the solar mass
C. one hundredth of the solar mass
D. half the solar mass

Answer –D. half the solar mass

42. The darkest portion of the shadow cast during an eclipse is: [(SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. Corona
B. Umbra
C. Penumbra
D. Black hole

Answer –B. Umbra

43. Which planets do not have satellites revolving around them ? [SSC Multi-Tasking Staff 2013]
A. Mars and Venus
B. Mercury and Venus
C. Mars and Mercury
D. Neptune and Pluto

Answer – C. Mars and Mercury

44. The planet which has the highest surface temperature is [(SSC CGL Tier-I Re-Exam. (2013)]
A. Jupiter
B. Earth
C. Pluto
D. Venus

Answer –C. Pluto

45. In a solar or lunar eclipse, the region of earth’s shadow is divided into: [(SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & Delhi Police SI 2015]
A. Five parts
B. Four parts
C. Two parts
D. Three parts

Answer – A. Five parts

46. A spinning neutron star is known as: [SSC GL Tier-I Exam. 2014]
A. White dwarf
B. Black hole
C. Pulsar
D. Quasar

Answer –A. White dwarf

47. Which planet in our solar system is nearly as big as the earth ? [(SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LCD 2011]
A. Mercury
B. Mars
C. Venus
D. Pluto

Answer – B. Mars

48. When the moon completely covers the sun, it is known as_ [SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC 2014]
A. the Antumbra
B. the Umbra
C. the Penumbra
D. None of these

Answer – C. the Penumbra

49. The total number of planets revolving around the sun is: [(SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & Delhi Police SI 2015]
A. Five
B. Eight
C. Seven
D. Six

Answer – C. Seven

50. 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

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