Here are some Questions of General Knowledge for SSC CGL Exam 2014. These questions are based on Geography. Try to learn these as it will be helpful in qualifying your exam. Each question is followed by four options. The option which is written in ‘BOLD’ letters is your answer.

Q1. Which of the following is the brightest planet?

(a) Mercury

(b) Venus

(c) Mars

(d) Jupiter

Q2. The outermost layer of sun is called:                                                            

(a) Convection zone

(b) Photosphere

(c) Chromosphere

(d) Corona

Q3. Which word is used to describe the shape of earth?

(a) Flat

(b) Circle

(c) Sphere

(d) Oblate spheroid

Q4. The approximate diameterof earth is:

(a) 4200 km

(b) 6400 km

(c) 12800 km

(d) 15600 km

Q5. Which one of the following is not a correct example of tropical cyclone?

(a) Tornadoes

(b) Typhoons

(c) Hurricanes

(d) Nor’ westers

Q6. The chemically inactive gas present in the atmosphere is:

(a) Nitrogen

(b) Argon

(c) Water vapour

(d) Oxygen

Q7. Which of the following colour types do not indicate fair or fine weather?

(a) Cirrus

(b) Cumulus

(c) Altocumulus

(d) Cumulonimbus

Q8. Nights are cooler in the deserts than in the plains because:

(a) Sand radiates heat more quickly than the earth.

(b) The sky remains clear most of the time.

(c) Sand absorbs heat more quickly than the earth.

(d) None of the above reasons.

Q9. Which climate is best suited for horticulture?

(a) Equatorial

(b) Mediterranean

(c) Monsoon

(d) Tundra

Q10. Which is the hottest place in the world?

(a) Tehran, Iran

(b) Jaisalmer, India

(c) Dallol, Ethiopia

(d) Azizia, Libya

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