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

The highest peak of the Eastern ghats of India is    (SSC Steno. 2014)

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The highest peak in eastern ghats is Jinjhagada peak with a height of 1690m. Next Is ArmaKoda (1680m),then Deomali (1672m), then GaliKonda (1643 meters),and thenShevaroy hill (1628 meters). Height of Mahendragiri peak is 1501 meters.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 2

Which country is the largest producer of raw jute?      (SSC Steno. 2014)

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India is the largest jute producing (87.78 Lakh Bales of 180kg each in 2013-14) country in the world.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 3

The eastward continuation of the Brazil current is called : (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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South Atlantic Current is an eastward ocean current, fed by the Brazil Current. That fraction of it which reaches the African coast feeds the Benguela Current.
It is continuous with the northern edge of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 4

Ice glacier ’s melting is a common phenomenon linked to the rise in a seawater level. The glaciers are predominantly present in          (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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The glaciers are predominantly present in Antarctica.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 5

Which hill station is called as the ‘Queen of the Satpuras’           (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Panchmarhi a beautiful hill station in Madhya Pradesh is known as Queen of Satpura because of its mystic beauty, it is a known destination for Bollywood film shootings.

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

Which national highway connects Delhi and Kolkata via Mathura and Varanasi? (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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National Highway 2, commonly referred as Delhi– Kolkata Road, is a busy Indian National Highway that runs through the states of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal. It constitutes a major portion of the historical Grand Trunk. Road along with NH 91 and NH 1 in India

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 7

The country where drip irrigation is more efficiently used is        (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Drip irrigation is a form of irrigation that saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of many different plants, either onto the soil surface or directly onto the root zone, through a network of valves, pipes, tubing, and emitters. Drip irrigation was developed in Israel by Simcha Blass and his son Yeshayahu.

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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 8

Which river in India flows in a rift-valley?        (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Both (a) and (d) are correct. Narmada, Tapti and Mahi are the rivers which flow in rift valley.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 9

A narrow strip of land that connects two larger land masses is called     (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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An Isthmus is a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas, usually with water on either side.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 10

Maps on large scale, representing both natural and manmade features are called   (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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A topographic map is a type of map char acter ized by large scale detail and quantitative representation of relief, usually using contour  lines in modern mapping, but historically using a variety of methods.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 11

The angle between the magnetic merdian and the geographical meridian at a place is  (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Magnetic declination is the angle between compass north (the direction the north end of a compass needle points) and true north (the direction along the earth’s surface towards the geographic North Pole.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 12

An irrigation project is categorized as a major project if it covers a cultivable command area of     (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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1. Major irrigation project: above 10,000 hectares.
2. Medium irrigation project: between 2,000 - 10,000 hectares.
3. Minor irrigation project: below 2000 hectares.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 13

The programme of ‘Operation Flood’ was concentrated on        (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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It was started by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in 1970s. The result was that India became the largest producer of Milk and Milk Products. Operation flood is called White Revolution of India.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 14

The programme of ‘Operation Flood’ was concentrated on  (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 15

Which one of the following atmospheric layers absorb ultraviolet rays of the sun? (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Ozone layer, also called ozonosphere,  region of the upper atmosphere, between roughly 15 and 35 km (9 and 22 miles) above Earth's surface, containing relatively high concentrations of ozone molecules (O3).

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 16

The drainage pattern developed on folded sedimentary rock is termed as      (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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A dendritic drainage pattern refers to the pattern formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin. It usually looks like the branching pattern of tree roots and it mainly develops in regions underlain by homogeneous material.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 17

Which one of the following is not a line of demarcation between two countries ?     (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Plimsoll line is not a line of demarcation between two countries.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 18

Water potential remains lowest in                              (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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A halophyte is a plant that grows in waters of high salinity, coming into contact with saline water through its roots or by salt spray, such as in saline semi-deserts, mangrove swamps, marshes and sloughs, and seashores. An example of a halophyte is the salt marsh grass Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass).

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 19

The free living bacterium in the soil which increases the the yield of rice is       (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Azotobacter is a gen us of usually motile, oval or spherical bacteria that form thick-walled cysts and may produce large quantities of capsular slime.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 20

Frontal cyclones occur characteristically in             (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Extratropical cyclones, sometimes called mid-latitude cyclones or wave cyclones, are a group of cyclones defined as synoptic scale low pressure weather systems that occur in the middle latitudes of the Earth (outside the tropics) not having tropical characteristics, and are connected with fronts and horizontal gradients in temperature and dew point otherwise known as "baroclinic zones".

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 21

"Yosemite" is a    (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The most famous and tallest waterfall in Yosemite National Park is Yosemite Falls. It is dropping a total of 2,425 feet (739 m) from the top of the upper fall to the base of the lower fall.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 22

Where is the shore based steel plant located? (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Visakhapatnam Steel Plant was separated from SAIL and RINL was made the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant in April 1982. It is also known as Vizag Steel plant.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 23

Which two of the following are connected by the North South corridor? (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Srinagar and Kanyakumari are connected by the North South corridor.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 24

Match correctly the following, deserts and their location by choosing the correct response:    (SSC CHSL 2013)

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Kalahari desert is present in Africa while Atacama Desert is in South America. Thar Desert is in Asia and Great Victoria is in Australia.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 25

The longest river of peninsular India is  (SSC CHSL 2013)

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Godavari is the longest river of peninsular India. From its source to the Eastern Ghats, the Godavari River flows through gentle, somewhat monotonous terrain, along the way receiving the Darna, Purna, Manjra, Pranhita, and Indravati rivers. Upon entering the Eastern Ghats region, however, the river flows between steep and precipitous banks, its width contracting until it flows through a deep cleft only 600 feet (180 metres) wide, known as the Gorge.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 26

The Himalayan mountain range is an example of         (SSC CHSL 2013)

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The Himalayan Mountain Range is an example of fold mountain.They are known as fold mountains because the mountains extend for 2500 km in length in a series of parallel ridges or folds and consist of three folds namely Himadri, Himachal, Shiwalik.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 27

Which one of the following is a warm ocean current ?       (SSC CHSL 2013)

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Gulf Stream is a warm ocean current. It flows along the North America and drifts towards western Europe, thus raising the temperature of western coast considerably.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 28

The main advantage of Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) is       (SSC CHSL 2013)

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Rech arging of ground water is the main advantage of rain water harvesting. Rainwater harvesting provides an independent water supply during regional water restrictions and in developed countries is often used to supplement the main supply. It provides water when there is a drought, can help mitigate flooding of lowlying areas, and reduces demand on wells which may enable ground water levels to be sustained.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 29

Select the High Yielding Varieties of seed-crops developed under Green Revolution in India.  (SSC Multitasking  2013)

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High Yielding Variety (HYV) seeds played vital role in the progress of agriculture. They are considered as `miracle seeds'. The high yielding programme was launched in the Kharif season of 1966 in selected areas having assured rainfall. Seed is the basic and crucial input for attaining sustained growth in agricultural production.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Geography - 6 - Question 30

India is the largest producer and consumer of       (SSC Multitasking  2013)

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Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world.

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