/Earth-I Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: A radio broadcast from Delhi on Monday at 7.30 p.m. is heard at New York on

1.Next day at 7.30 p. m.

2.The same day at 7.30 p.m.

3.The same day at 7.30 a. m.

4.Next day at 7.30 a. m


Question: Antipodes are ________

1.Places diametrically opposite on earth surface

2.Lines joining places having a time difference of 12 hours

3.Places located at a point where degree of latitude is equal to degree of longitude

4.Lines joining places having the same depths


Question: As you move from the ________ towards the poles, the latitude increases (up to 90 degrees). The further you go from the equator in any direction, the difference between the duration of the day and night in different times of the year will be bigger.

1.Tropic of Capricorn

2.Equator

3.Tropic of Cancer

4.Arctic Circle


Question: Bridgmanite is a

1.Name of a sport

2.A bridge on the river Thames

3.Name of dance

4.Earth most abundant mineral


Question: Choose correct word for the statement The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the plane of

1.Centre of the Earth

2.Axis of the Earth

3.North pole and South pole

4.Equator


Question: During a solar eclipse, the Moon actually casts two shadows toward Earth. One shadow is called in which of the following?

1.Umbra

2.Antumbra

3.Penumbra

4.More than one option is correct


Question: Earth will reach that point in its orbit where it is farthest from the sun. Called aphelion on

1.4 july

2.5 july

3.6 july

4.7 july


Question: Fill in the blank: It is six months long day in the northern polar region and six months long night in the southern polar region because _____

1.Earth is inclined towards its orbital plane

2.Earth is revolving around the sun

3.Earth is rotating

4.None of these


Question: Fill in the blank: ________a Canadian engineer invented the Universal Standard Time.

1.Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick

2.Benoit Fourneyron

3.Sandford Fleming

4.Enrico Fermi


Question: Fill in the blank: ________a Canadian engineer invented the Universal Standard Time.

1.Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick

2.Benoit Fourneyron

3.Sandford Fleming

4.Enrico Fermi


Question: Fill in the blanks: A _________ is a map that shows the height of the land, usually by means of contours.

1.Area Map

2.Geographic Map

3.Relief Map

4.Thematic Map


Question: Fill in the blanks: Earth has seasons because our planet axis of rotation is tilted at an angle of _____ degrees relative to our orbital plane

1.23.5

2.34.6

3.45.7

4.56.8


Question: Fill in the blanks: Evapotranspiration (ET) is the sum of __________and _____________from the Earths land and ocean surface to the atmosphere

1.Evaporation and Plant transpiration

2.Plant transpiration and guttation

3.Evaporation and guttation

4.None of the above


Question: Fill in the blanks: Lines of longitude, called meridians, run __________to lines of latitude, and all pass through both poles.

1.Parallel

2.Anti Parallel

3.Perpendicular

4.None of the above


Question: Fill in the blanks: On _________ Earth reaches perihelion, its closest point to the Sun in its yearly orbit around our star.

1.4 mar 2006

2.3 july 2007

3.2 dec 2008

4.None of these


Question: Fill in the blanks: Southern hemisphere has more ____, while the Northern has more ______ and ______ retains more heat.

1.Seas, land mass, land mass

2.Land mass, seas, land mass

3.Desert, Seas, land mass

4.Seas, land mass, desert


Question: Fill in the blanks: The closest point to the Sun in a planet orbit is called perihelion. When Earth is at perihelion, it is about ____________from the Sun.

1.134 million km

2.147 million km

3.159 million km

4.163 million km


Question: Fill in the blanks: The geostationary orbit of the earth is at a distance of about ______ from the earth surface.

1.36000 Miles

2.36000 Km

3.48000 Miles

4.48000 Km


Question: Fill in the blanks: The surface of the earth at the ______ moves at a speed of 460 meters per second--or roughly 1,000 miles per hour.

1.Equator

2.South pole

3.North Pole

4.None


Question: Fill in the blanks: ______ is the circle marking the latitude 23.5 degrees south where the sun is directly overhead at noon on December 21, the beginning of winter in the northern hemisphere.

1.North and South pole

2.The Arctic Circle

3.The Tropic of Cancer

4.The Tropic of Capricorn


Question: Fill in the blanks: ______ the closest star to Earth, about 93 million miles away.

1.Sun

2.Pole star

3.Alpha Centauri

4.None


Question: Fill in the blanks: _____________is the study and practice of crafting representations of the Earth upon a flat surface.

1.Map-making

2.Cartography

3.Geography

4.Both A and B


Question: Fill up sentence The Earth is _______years old.

1.4,54 billion

2.4,54 million

3.7,44 million

4.7,44 billion


Question: Fill up the sentence The light from the sun takes about _______ to reach the Earth after it has been emitted from the surface of sun.

1.5 Minutes

2.8 Minutes

3.10 Minutes

4.None of the above


Question: If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (45 degree E)?

1.0.5625

2.0.3125

3.0.375

4.12:00 Noon


Question: If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (45 degree E)?

1.0.5625

2.0.3125

3.0.375

4.12:00 Noon


Question: If the direction of rotation of earth is reversed then Indian Standard Time will be 5 hr. When it is noon the time is 12:00; that will be

1.05.30 hrs

2.17.30 hrs

3.18.30 hrs

4.None of these


Question: In how many time zones has the world been divided into?

1.24

2.16

3.14

4.12


Question: Insolation heats up the land masses more quickly than the water bodies because

1.Landmasses are solid

2.Water is liquid

3.Rocks are bad conductors of heat

4.Water needs more energy to get warm


Question: Map-making is the study and practice of crafting representations of the Earth upon a flat surface, and one who makes maps is called a

1.Cartographer

2.Topographer

3.Geographer

4.None of the above


Question: Mohorovicic Discontinuity lies between _____ and ______the word discontinuity used here represents the (region) where seismic waves change velocity.

1.Crust and Mantle

2.Sima and Nife

3.Inner and outer core

4.Outer core and Mantle


Question: On June 21, the sun can be seen straight overhead along the Tropic of Cancer, while the North Pole reaches its maximum annual tilt toward the sun. As the planet rotates on its axis, areas within the Arctic Circle see the sun circle through the sky for

1.2 Hours

2.7 Hours

3.12 Hours

4.24 Hours


Question: One degree of the circumference of the earth measures(approx.) how many km?

1.111 Km

2.138 Km

3.139 Km

4.149 Km


Question: Since the ecliptic is tilted 23.5 degrees with respect to the celestial equator, the Sun maximum angular distance from the celestial equator is 23.5 degrees. This happens at the

1.Noontime

2.Equinox

3.Solstice

4.Zenith


Question: The amount of insolation received at a place on the surface of the earth depends on

1.Poles

2.Its climate

3.Its latitude and Its longitude.

4.All of the above


Question: The desert regions of the world occupy about ________ part of the land surface of the earth.

1.47284

2.43160

3.42919

4.25399


Question: The difference in the duration of day and night increases as one moves from

1.East to west

2.West to east

3.Poles to equator

4.East and west of the prime meridian


Question: The Earth is 4,54 billion years old. This age has been determined with the

1.Fossil Dating

2.Gravity Method

3.Radiometric Dating

4.Geologic Time Scale


Question: The heavier silicates named as Sima or silica magnesium are most abundant in the

1.Mantle

2.Core

3.Crust

4.None of the above


Question: The International Date Line passes through _______ between the Diomede Islands at a distance of 1.5 kilometres.

1.Gibraltar strait

2.Malacca strait

3.Bering strait

4.Florida strait


Question: The International Dateline deflects to a side to avoid

1.Aleutian Islands

2.Society islands

3.Hawaii

4.None


Question: The lost of water from the tip of leaves are called as

1.Guttation

2.Transpiration

3.Evaporation

4.Evapo-transpiration


Question: The position of the sun is annually twice overhead at Singapore because of the

1.Revolution of the earth

2.Rotation of the earth

3.Parallelism of inclined axis of the earth

4.Elliptical path of the orbit of earth


Question: The process of water getting evaporated from the surface of leaves is known as

1.Transpiration

2.Evaporation

3.Guttation

4.Evapo-transpiration


Question: The revelations of a satellite photograph of the earth are

1.The polar axis of the earth is slightly shorter than the equatorial axis

2.It is slightly pear shaped ellipsoid of rotation

3.The equatorial circumference is about 40,000km

4.All of the above


Question: The revelations of a satellite photograph of the earth are as follows: 1. the Southern hemisphere bulges slightly more than the Northern hemisphere 2. it is slightly pear shaped ellipsoid of rotation 3. the polar axis of the earth is slightly shorter than the equatorial axis Which of the above statements are correct ?

1.Only 1

2.Only 2

3.1 and 2

4.2 and 3


Question: The seasonal contrasts are maximum in which of the following latitudes?

1.Mid-latitudes

2.High latitudes

3.Low latitudes

4.None


Question: The shortest day in Australia will be on which year?

1.01-12-2022

2.01-06-2021

3.01-03-2021

4.01-09-2023


Question: The Sun shines vertically on the equator

1.For six months

2.Throughout the year

3.Twice a year

4.Once a year


Question: The time of Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich time Cairo is situated at

1.27 degree West

2.27 degree East

3.30 degree West

4.30 degree East


Question: Tides in the sea have stored in them which of the following type of energy??

1.Kinetic energy

2.Hydraulic energy

3.Gravitational potential energy

4.Combination of all of the above energy


Question: What are the imaginary lines encircling the Earth horizontally called?

1.Isobars

2.Isotherms

3.Latitudes

4.Longitudes


Question: What is the correct sequence of the following in the context of the age of the earth since its origin? 1. Cenozoic 2. Mesozoic 3. Palaeozoic 4. Protozoic

1.4, 3, 2, 1

2.3, 4, 1, 2

3.4, 3, 1, 2

4.3, 4, 2, 1


Question: What is the name of the maps, natural and manmade, portray the large forms?

1.Thematic Maps

2.Topographic Maps

3.Atlas Maps

4.Graffito


Question: When it is 8 P.M. in Tokyo, what is the time at Panama Canal which is located at 180 degree W of it?

1.8.00 A.M.

2.8.00 P.M.

3.1.00 A. M

4.1.00 P. M


Question: Which among the following statments is true regarding International Date Line?

1.It is a straight line

2.It is 180 degree Longitude

3.It is a big circle

4.None of these


Question: Which is responsible for Days and nights on earth?

1.Revolution of the earth around the sun

2.Rotation of the earth on its axis

3.Inclination of the earth axis

4.More than one option is correct


Question: Which of the following is the International Date line?

1.0 degree longitude

2.Equator

3.180 degree longitude

4.90 degree eastern longitude


Question: Which of the following pair is CORRECT? I. Prime Meridian - Longitude, II. Tropic of Cancer - Latitude, III. Equator - Latitude,

1.1 and 2

2.1 and 3

3.2 and 3

4.All of these


Question: Which of the following planet in our solar system is nearly as big as the Earth?

1.Venus

2.Pluto

3.Mercury

4.Mars


Question: Which of the following statements regarding the International Date line are correct?

1.It is determined by 180 degree longitude but is not a straight line

2.It solves the problem of time and date among the Worlds nations

3.Both A and B

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the following statements regarding the International Date line are correct? 1. It is a longitude of 180 degree. 2. It is a Greenwich meridian helping in fixing time and date.

1.Only 1

2.Only 2

3.Both statement are correct

4.Both statement are wrong


Question: Which of these is the longest?

1.180 degree E-W

2.0 degree Meridian

3.90 degree E

4.All are Equal


Question: Which of these is the longest?

1.180 degree E-W

2.0 degree Meridian

3.90 degree E

4.All are Equal


Question: Which of these statements are correct? 1.Earth polar diameter is about 43 km shorter than its equatorial diameter 2.Earth has a total surface area of 510 million sq.km.

1.1 only

2.2 only

3.Both are correct

4.None of these


Question: Which of these statements are correct? 1.International Date Line, on the map appears as a straight line along 180degree Longitude.2. While crossing International Date Line from east to west, one gains a day.

1.Only 1

2.Only 2

3.Both 1 and 2 are correct

4.None of them are correct


Question: Which one of the following elements is most abundant in the crust of earth?

1.Silicon

2.Carbon

3.Oxygen

4.Hydrogen


Question: Which one of the following is not the effect of the revolution of the Earth.

1.Length of days and nights

2.Change of seasons

3.Change in the direction of winds and ocean currents

4.Determination of latitudes


Question: While longitudes are imaginary lines running from north to south pole and parallel to prime meridian Longitudes are 360 and latitudes are ____

1.159

2.468

3.384

4.181


Question: ________ is a term that has been used to describe the shape of the Earth.

1.Sphere

2.Circle

3.Oblate Spheroid

4.Flat


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