Important Geography Questions for SSC CHSL 2016 set-1

Dear Readers, Practice geography quiz for SSC  exams.


1. Which one among the following is not an important factor of climate of an area?

1.Longitude
2.Latitude
3.Altitude
4.Distance from the sea

2. 'EI Nino' associated with the formation of the South West Monsoon of India is
1.a periodic law pressure centre
2.an abnormally warm ocean current
3.a periodic warm air-mass
4.a periodic warm wind

3. How many kilometres are represented by 1° latitude?
1.91 km
2.321 km
3.211 km
4.111 km

4. Which one among the following rivers does not flow into the bay of Bengal?
1.Tapti
2.Mahanadi
3.Godavari
4.Cauvery

5. In the interior of the Earth
1.the temperature rises with increasing depth
2.the temperature falls with increasing depth
3.the pressure falls with increasing depth
4.both temperature and pressure fall with increasing depth

6.Why does temperature increase with increase in height in stratosphere?
1.  Closeness of the sun
2.  Decrease in atmospheric pressure
3.  Concentration of ozone
4.  None of these

7.The velocity of winds is related to
1.  revolution of the earth
2.  rotation of the earth
3.  temperature
4.  pressure gradient

8.Excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere due to pollution cause
1.  earth's temperature to rise
2.  earth's temperature to fall
3.  no change in earth's temperature
4.  increase in ultra-violet radiation reaching the earth

9.The radiation that heats earth's atmosphere comes from the
1.  sun
2.  earth
3.  ionosphere
4.  sun and earth

10.Match the following:

List-I List-II
A. Chinook 1. Local hot wind in mid latitudes
B. Mistral 2. Cold dry wind in winter
C. Simoon 3. Whirlwind in the Sahara
A B C
1.  1 2 3
2.  2 1 3
3.  3 2 1
4.  1 3 2

Answers

1-1
2-2
3-4
4-1
5-1
6-3
7-4
8-1
9-2
10-1

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