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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 1

The Taj Mahal lies on the banks of the river. (SSC Stenographer 2018)

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The Taj Mahal is located at the west side of the Yamuna river. The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 2

The Yamuna river flows parallel to the __________. (SSC Stenographer 2018)

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The Yamuna, which originates less than a hundred miles east of the Bhagirathi, flows parallel to the Ganga and a little to the south for most of its course before merging with the Ganga at the holy city of Allahabad, also known as Triveni Sangam .

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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 3

The Strait of ______ connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean. (SSC CHSL 2018)

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The Strait of Gibraltar is a narrow strait that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe from Morocco in Africa.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 4

Which of the following rivers is NOT a part of the Ganga River System? (SSC CHSL 2018)

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Dhansiri is the main river of Golaghat District of Assam and the Dimapur District of Nagaland. It originates from Laisang peak of Nagaland. It flows through a distance of 352 kilometres from south to north before joining the Brahmaputra on its south bank.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 5

The Channel Tunnel is the name of an undersea tunnel connecting : (SSC CHSL 2018)

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The Channel Tunnel is a long underwater tunnel between England and France that runs under the English Channel at the Strait of Dover. It is only for trains. It connects Folkestone, Kent in the United Kingdom to Calais in northern France.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 6

Which of the following is the largest container port of India? (SSC CGL 2018)

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Jawaharlal Nehru port is situated in Maharashtra (Mumbai). It is the largest container port in India and is also known by Nhava Sheva. It accounts for more than half of total container volumes handled at India's 12 public ports.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 7

Byopa is a tr adition al headgear of tr ibes belongin g to ________. (SSC CGL 2018)

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Byopa is a traditional headgear belongs to Nyishi tribes of Arunachal Pradesh.  It is made by beak and feather of a hornbill atop a cane cap.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 8

Silent Valley National Park is located in th e Indian state of _________. (SSC CGL 2018)

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Silent Valley National Park, is located in the Nilgiri hills (Kerala), has a core area of 89.52 km2 (34.56 sq mi). Silent Valley was declared as National Park in 1984 and formally inaugurated in the year 1985.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 9

What is the geographic name given to a deep an d nar row valley consisting of steep sides created by weathering and erosion by rivers, wind, rain and tectonic activity? (SSC CGL 2018)

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A canyon is a deep cleft between escarpments or cliffs resulting from weathering and the erosive activity of a river over geologic timescales. Most canyons were formed by a process of long-time erosion from a plateau or table-land level. A canyon may also refer to a rift between two mountain peaks, such as those in ranges including the Rocky Mountains, the Alps, the Himalayas or the Andes.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 10

Which of the followin g Indian islan ds lies in the Bay of Bengal? (SSC CGL 2018)

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The Bay of Bengal, is the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, bounded on the west and north by India and Bangladesh, and on the east by Myanmar and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India). The Andaman and
Nicobar Islands, one of the seven union territories of India comprising 572 islands of which 37 are inhabited, are a group of island.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 11

Which one of the following is the brightest star in the Orion Constellation? (SSC CGL 2018)

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Rigel is a blue supergiant that is the brightest star in the constellation Orion (the Hunter). Due to its measured size and brightness it is expected to end in a supernova one day. The name Rigel strictly refers to only the primary star (A), although it is commonly applied to the whole system.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 12

Depression formed due to deflating action of winds are called (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2018)

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A yardang is a sharp irregular ridge of compact sand lying in the direction of the current wind in exposed desert regions. Yardangs are formed by the wind erosion of adjacent material that is less resistant.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 13

Which force is responsible for the earth revolving around the sun? (SSC Stenographer 2017)

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Gravitational force is the force responsible for the earth revolving around the sun.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 14

Which one of the following bio-reserves of India is not included in the world of bioreserve? (SSC Stenographer 2017)

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Man as Bio–Reserve located in Assam is not included in the world network of bioreseve.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 15

Which type of forest is appropriate for Sandalwood trees (SSC Stenographer 2017)

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Tropical Deciduous forest is appropriate for sandalwood trees as it lose its leaves seasonally

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 16

Indravati, Pranhita and Sabari are important tributaries of which of these rivers? (SSC Stenographer 2017)

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Godavari is India's second longest river after Ganga, its important tributaries are Indravati, Pranhita and Sabari.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 17

Which among the following is the oldest mountain series in India? (SSC Stenographer 2017)

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Aravali is the oldest mountain series in India and is the source area of many rivers.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 18

An area reserved for the protection of the wildlife is called: (SSC MTS 2017)

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Sanctuary is an area which is reserved for the protection of the wildlife.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 19

Which one of the following is a land locked country? (SSC MTS 2017)

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 19

Austria is a land locked country in Europe.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 20

Through which states does the river Chambal flow? (SSC MTS 2017)

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 1 - Question 20

The chambal flows within the Semi-arid Zone of northwestern India at the border of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh States.

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