GK Quiz 3: Geography for SSC and other exams (In English and Hindi)

General Awareness Quiz – Geography
सामान्य ज्ञान प्रश्नोत्तरी – भूगोल

General Awareness Quiz for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL and Railways exams.

Topic: Geography / भूगोल

  1. Which of the following is the second last outermost layer of sun?/
    निम्नलिखित में से कौन सूरज की दूसरी अंतिम सबसे बाहरी परत है?
    A) photosphere / फोटोस्फेयर
    B) chromosphere / क्रोमोस्फीयर
    C) corona / कोरोना
    D) lithosphere / लिथोस्फीयर
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      Option B
    Explanation: The corona is the outermost layer of the Sun and is the outermost part of its atmosphere. While photosphere is the second last.
  2. The Antelope Canyon contains how many sections? /
    एंटीलोप कैनियन में कितने खंड होते हैं?
    A) 2
    B) 1
    C) 3
    D) 4
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      Option A
    Explanation: Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is on Navajo land east of Page, Arizona. Antelope Canyon includes two separate, scenic slot canyon sections, referred to individually as “Upper Antelope Canyon” or “The Crack”; and “Lower Antelope Canyon” or “The Corkscrew”.
  3. If a star is about the mass of the sun or less than it, then it will turn into a ______. /
    यदि कोई तारा सूर्य के द्रव्यमान से या उससे कम है, तो वह ______ में बदल जाएगा।
    A) Pulsar
    B) Avenger
    C) Black Hole
    D) White Dwarf
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    Option D
    Explanation: If a star is about the mass of the sun or less than it, then it will turn into a White Dwarf.
  4. What is the other name for Tropical Grassland? /
    ट्रॉपिकल ग्रासलैंड का दूसरा नाम क्या है?
    A) Steeples
    B) Pampas
    C) Savanah
    D) Veld
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    Option C
    Explanation: Tropical grasslands, or savannas, comprise a mixture of trees and grasses, the proportion of trees to grass varying directly with the rainfall.
  5. The Tropic of Cancer does not passed through which of the following country? /
    कर्क रेखा (Tropic of Cancer) निम्न में से किस देश से होकर नहीं गुजरती है?
    A) Algeria / अल्जीरिया
    B) Mexico / मेक्सिको
    C) Taiwan / ताइवान
    D) Nepal / नेपाल
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    Option D
  6. The trade winds occurs due to which of the following phenomenon? /
    ट्रेड-वींड निम्न में से किस घटना के कारण होती हैं?
    A) Waves
    B) Radiation
    C) Convection
    D) Conduction
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    Option C
    Explanation: convection (rising air due to heat) lowers surface pressure creating a pressure gradient that tries to correct itself by having air move from higher pressure to the lower pressure area created by the rising air. This correction is wind.
  7. Which layer is the topmost layer in atmosphere?/
    वायुमंडल में सबसे ऊपरी परत कौन सी है?
    A) Stratosphere / स्ट्रैटोस्फियर
    B) Mesosphere / मेसोस्फीयर
    C) Exosphere / एक्सोस्फेयर
    D) Thermosphere / थर्मोस्फीयर
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    Option C
    Explanation: Exosphere: 700 to 10,000 km (440 to 6,200 miles); Thermosphere: 80 to 700 km (50 to 440 miles); Mesosphere: 50 to 80 km (31 to 50 miles); Stratosphere: 12 to 50 km (7 to 31 miles); Troposphere: 0 to 12 km (0 to 7 miles)
  8. Which of the following is a type of storm in western Pacific oceans? /
    निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा तूफान पश्चिमी प्रशांत महासागरों में आता है?
    A) Elena
    B) Tycoon
    C) Typhoon
    D) Ilena
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    Option C
    Explanation: Typhoon is a tropical storm in the region of the Indian or western Pacific oceans.
  9. Which of the following is responsible for absorption of ultraviolet radiation? य
    अल्ट्रावायलेट किरणें के अवशोषण के लिए निम्नलिखित में से कौन जिम्मेदार है?
    A) Oxygen
    B) Ozone
    C) Argon
    D) Sulphur
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    Option B
  10. The Great Barrier Reef is located in?/
    ग्रेट बैरियर रीफ कहा स्थित है?
    A) Antarctic ocean
    B) Indian ocean
    C) Pacific ocean
    D) Atlantic ocean
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    Option C
    Explanation: The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia, is the largest living thing on Earth

 

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