Geography Quiz for SSC CGL 2017 Set-2

Dear Readers, Practice geography quiz for SSC CGL and other exams.


1. Which of the following regions gets  very little or no rainfall throughout the year ?
(a) The Equatorial Region
(b) The Tundra Region
(c) The Himalayan Region
(d) The Mediterranean Region

2.Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
(a) Tundra region-Lichens and Mosses
(b) Mediterranean region- Groundnut andPotato
(c)China Type region-Tea and Sugarbeet
(d)West-European region–Corn and Wheat

3.Summer rains in Australia broadly decreases From
(a) east to west
(b) west to east
(c) north to south
(d) south to north

4. The hot desert of the world are generally Found near:
(a) the equator
(b) the doldrums
(c) the horse latitude
(d) the Tundras

5 Match the following :
A. Mantle   1. Heavy rocks of lithosphere
B. Sima      2. Layer below earth’s crust
C. Sial       3. Light rocks of lithosphere
D. Bill        4. Small peninsula
     A B C D
(a )3 1 4 2
(b) 4 3 2 1
(c) 2 1 3 4
(d) 1 2 3 4

6. ln which type of rocks are coal and petroleum found?
(a) Granite
(b) igneous
(c) Metamorphic
(D) Sedimentary

7.Molten rock below the surface of the earth is called :
(a) Basalt
(b) Laccolith
(c) Lava
(d) Magma

8. What is weathering ?
(a) Removal of earth’s material by river action 
(b) Removal of earth’s material by wind action
(C) Breaking up and disintegration of rocks
(d)Hardening up of rocks due to weather Conditions

9. Which of the following predominantly acts as the agent of chemical erosion of soil ?
(a) Glacier
(b) Seawave
(c) Underground water
(d) Wind

10. Which of the following represents a process of chemical weathering ?
(a) Thermal expansion a1 contraction
(b) Mass exfoliation
(c) Hydration and Hydrolysis
(c) Frost action and crystal growth

Answers
1. B
2. A
3. C
4. C
5. C
6. D
7. D
8. C
9. C
10. C