RRB NTPC Geography quiz for Stage I : 08/03/2019

Railway/SSC JE 2019 Geography quiz for Phase I

Railway/SSC JE Geography quiz for  (Phase I), RRB NTPC, SSC various exams and other competitive exams.

Q1. The term ‘epicentre’ is associated with

(a) Earthquakes

(b) Volcanoes

(c) Cyclones

(d) Landslides

Q2. The deepest ocean of the world is

(a) Atlantic Ocean

(b) Arctic Ocean

(c) Indian Ocean

(d) Pacific Ocean

Q3. Which of the following is an organic rock?

(a) Marble

(b) Coal

(c) Granite

(d) Slate

Q4. In geography ‘Gulf Stream’ refers to

(a) A warm ocean current

(b) Strong air current

(c) Streams joining a gulf

(d) The name of a stream

Q5. Kharif crops are sown

(a) A the beginning of the South-West monsoon

(b) At the end of the South West monsoon

(c) At the beginning of the North-East monsoon

(d) At the end of North-East monsoon

Q6. Marble is the metamorphosed form of

(a) Shale

(b) Basalt

(c) Sandstone

(d) Limestone

Q7.The largest producer of coconut in the world is

(a) Brazil              

(b)India

(c) Indonesia     

(d) Philippines

Q8. The light from the Sun reaches the Earth in about-

(a) 8 seconds

(b) 8 minutes

(c) 10 seconds

(d) 10 minutes

Q9. The capital of Manipur?

(a) Imphal

(b) Aizawl

(c) Dispur

(d) None of these

Q10. Nathu La, a place where India-China border trade has been resumed after 44 years, is located on the Indian border in

(a) Sikkim

(b) Arunachal Pradesh

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Jammu and Kashmir

Solution

Ans.1.(a)

Exp. The epicenter is the point on the Earth’s surface that is directly above the hypocenter or focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates.

Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Pacific Ocean ranks number one when it comes to the deepest oceans in the world. It has an average depth of 3,939 meters with the World ocean division area of 169.2 million square kilometers.  The Mariana Trench is the deepest area of the Pacific Ocean which is about 10,911 meters deep in the Blue Sea.

Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Organic sedimentary rocks form from the action of organisms.  Examples include fossiliferous limestone and coal. Fossiliferous limestone and coal are two examples of organically-formed sedimentary rocks.

Ans.4.(a)

Exp. The Gulf Stream is a warm and swift Atlantic Ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

Ans.5.(a)

Exp. The kharif cropping season is from July –October during beginning of the south-west monsoon.

Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Marble is metamorphosed limestone, composed of fairly pure calcite (a crystalline form of calcium carbonate, CaCO3). It is extensively used for sculpture, as an building material, and in many other applications.

Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Indonesia is largest producer of coconut in the world.

Ans.8.(b)

Exp.It takes sunlight an average of 8 minutes and 20 seconds to travel from the Sun to the Earth.

Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital.

Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.

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