Geography Questions for SSC Exams Set 1

Geography Questions Answers MCQ for various exams like SSC CGL, CPO, CHSL, High Court and other related exams.

  1. River erosion is at its greatest where river’s
    A) depth is more
    B) breadth is more
    C) flow is fast
    D) gradient is more
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    Option C

  2. The term epicentre is associated with
    A) earthquake
    B) volcano
    C) cyclone
    D) landslide
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    Option A

  3. The ‘Pacific ring of fire’ is associated with
    A) oil well fires
    B) thermal power station
    C) volcanos and earthquakes
    D) forest fires
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    Option C

  4. Which of the following river forms estuary?
    A) Ganga
    B) Tapti
    C) Godavari
    D) Mahanadi
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    Option B

  5. How much of the Earth’s land surface is desert?
    A) 1/10th
    B) 1/5th
    C) 1/3th
    D) 1/6th
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    Option C

  6. What percentage of world’s freshwater is stored as glacial ice?
    A) 50%
    B) 10%
    C) 70%
    D) 30%
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    Option C

  7. The approximate circumference of the Earth is
    A) 13,000 km
    B) 20,000 km
    C) 25,000 km
    D) 30,000 km
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    Option C

  8. Desertification can be checked by
    A) plugging gullies
    B) checking over grazing
    C) contour ploughing
    D) forming shelter belts
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    Option B

  9. Hanging valley is very common in
    A) high mountains
    B) sub-Arctic region
    C) glaciated areas
    D) coastal belt
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    Option C

  10. When does the moon come in between the Sun and the Earth?
    A) lunar eclipse
    B) solar eclipse
    C) sidereal day
    D) full moon day
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    Option B

 

 

 

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