Geography - GK Quiz for SSC/FCI Exams

Geography - GK Quiz
Geography GK Quiz for SSC/FCI Exams Set-28:
The List of Important GK questions from Geography for SSC/FCI Exams were given here, Candidates those who are preparing for the SSC and all other competitive Exams can use this material.

1).Which Soil swells when wet and develops cracks when dry?
a)    red
b)    alluvial
c)    black
d)    laterite

2).Cattle belonging to the famous Gir breed are found mainly in
a)    Maharastra, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh
b)    Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan
c)    Gujarat, West Bengal and Tamilnadu
d)    Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharastra

3).Where is the Forest Research Institute located?
a)    Deharadun
b)    Lucknow
c)    Bhopal
d)    Delhi

4).What kind of vegetation is usually found in river estuaries?
a)    Littoral forests
b)    Thorn forests
c)    grass
d)    deciduous forests

5).Which soil needs only little irrigation as it retains soil moisture?
a)    alluvial
b)    red
c)    laterite
d)    black

6).Which soil owns its colour to oxides of iron?
a)    alluvial
b)    laterite
c)    red
d)    black

7).Wind erosion of soil can be controlled by
                      I.        terrace cultivation
                    II.        the creation of wind breaks
                   III.        the removal of vegetation
                  IV.        irrigation
Select the correct answer
a)    Ⅰ & Ⅱ
b)    Ⅱ & Ⅲ
c)    Ⅱ & Ⅳ
d)    Ⅰ , Ⅱ , & Ⅲ

8). Alluvial soils are usually
                      I.        Rich in nitrogen
                    II.        Poor in humus
                   III.        Highly fertile
                  IV.        Easy to plough
Select the correct answer
a)    Ⅱ , Ⅲ , & Ⅳ
b)    Ⅰ , Ⅱ , & Ⅲ
c)    Ⅰ , Ⅱ , & Ⅳ
d)    Ⅰ , Ⅱ , & Ⅲ

9).Mountain soil contains a lot of
a)    Coarse material
b)    Iron and Aluminium
c)    Clay
d)    Humus

10).Name the soil requiring least application of fertilizers as it gets renewed naturally.
a)    laterite
b)    alluvial
c)    red
d)    brown soil of dry areas

Answers:                         
1).c ) 2). d) 3). a) 4).a ) 5).d ) 6).b ) 7). c) 8). a) 9). a) 10).b )


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