/Earth-II Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: A feasibility report is a document that assesses _________ which of these are viable for further analysis.

1.Opportunity,

2.Determines

3.Potential solutions

4.Potential solutions, Opportunity, Determines


Question: All the watches of a country are set according to which of the following time?

1.Standard time of the country

2.Local time

3.Time of sunrise and sunset

4.Greenwich mean time


Question: An imaginary line connecting places which have similar amount of cloudiness for a given period of time is known as

1.Isobar

2.Isoneph

3.Isoqune

4.None of the above


Question: Another name of a spring tide is?

1.King tide

2.Neap tide

3.Tsunami

4.A and B


Question: As viewed from the north pole star Polaris, Earth turns counter

1.Clockwise

2.Anticlockwise

3.First Clockwise than Anticlockwise

4.None of the above


Question: At high altitudes, air pressure is ?

1.Constant

2.Increase

3.Decrease

4.None of the above


Question: At the equator, the distance between two latitudes and two longitudes is

1.111.1 km

2.91 km

3.121 km

4.98.1 km


Question: At the poles,1 degree of latitude is equal to how many of Km?

1.111 Km

2.211 Km

3.311 Km

4.411 Km


Question: Correct statements for midnight sun?

1.The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon

2.Occurs in the summer months

3.Occur at north of the Arctic Circle or south of the Antarctic Circle

4.All of the above


Question: Crust in earth is a

1.Core of earth

2.Surface of earth

3.Layer of earth

4.All of the above


Question: Difference between the local time and Greenwich time one degree longitude ?

1.1 minute

2.2 minute

3.4 minute

4.5 minute


Question: Dolomite, also known as dolostone and dolomite rock, is composed primarily of the mineral dolomite is a which type of rock?

1.Plutonic rock

2.Metamorphic rock

3.Sedimentary rock

4.Igneous rock


Question: Due to gravitational effect of Sun & Moon on Earth, the water in the oceans tends to rise causing tides in nearby

1.Dorsal areas

2.Superiorly

3.Coastal areas

4.None of the above


Question: Equator pass through which among the following countries?

1.Brazil, Sudan and Malaysia

2.Brazil, Zambia and Malaysia

3.Colombia, Kenya and Indonesia

4.None of the above


Question: Equator pass through which among the following countries?

1.Brazil, Sudan and Malaysia

2.Brazil, Zambia and Malaysia

3.Colombia, Kenya and Indonesia

4.None of the above


Question: Equator represents

1.Imaginary line passing round the Earth midway between North & South poles

2.Line joining North and South poles

3.A belt (ring) around the planet Saturn

4.More than one option is correct


Question: Equinox occurs at which the center of the visible Sun is directly above the

1.Tropic of Cancer

2.Poles

3.Equator

4.None of the above


Question: Fill in the blank: Maximum insolation is received over the________. where the cloudiness is the least.

1.Savanna region

2.Equatorial region

3.Tropical deserts

4.All of the above


Question: Fill in the blanks The light of Sun takes _______ time to reach to our eyes for vision.

1.6 minutes 20 seconds

2.7 minutes 20 seconds

3.8 minutes 20 seconds

4.only 2 seconds


Question: Fill in the blanks: Days and nights are similar on______ The Equator is exactly halfway in between the ______.

1.Equator, poles

2.Poles, equator

3.Poles , poles

4.None of the above


Question: Fill in the blanks: The International Date Line is not a fixed line at all, but actually sort of follows the _____longitude line, zigzagging its way through a bunch of small islands, territories and nations.

1.180 degree

2.120 degree

3.140 degree

4.90 degree


Question: Fill in the blanks: _______ is rain or melted snow that freezes into ice pellets before hitting the ground.

1.Snowstorm

2.Hail

3.Sleet

4.Snowfall


Question: For a time difference of two hour, the longitudinal distance will be ?

1.15 degree

2.30 degree

3.45 degree

4.60 degree


Question: Gravity will become zero at which point of the earth ?

1.Core layer

2.Surface

3.Center

4.None of the above


Question: In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton explained that ocean tides result from the ____________of the sun and moon on the oceans of the earth.

1.Magnetic attraction

2.Gravitational attraction

3.Both A and B

4.None of the above


Question: In January, the distance between sun and earth is ?

1.Maximum

2.Average

3.Minimum

4.None of the above


Question: In which month the distance between sun and earth is minimum ?

1.Janurary

2.June

3.December

4.August


Question: India lies in the Northern Hemisphere as it lies above the

1.Poles

2.Equator

3.Tropic of cancer

4.None


Question: Isoneph represents the lines of equal

1.Pressure

2.Temperature

3.Cloudiness

4.Rain


Question: Latitude Affects ______. One of the primary factors affecting the unequal heating of the Earth atmosphere is _______

1.Pressure of atmosphere , Poles

2.Temperature , Latitude

3.Humidity, Latitude

4.Temperature, Poles


Question: Mantle is a

1.Surface of earth

2.Core of earth

3.Layer of earth

4.None of the above


Question: Null Island is a name for the area around the point where the prime meridian and the equator cross, located in the

1.Mediterranean Sea

2.West African-country

3.Greenwich Observatory in England

4.Gulf of Guinea


Question: Sea tides shows variation because of

1.Different phase of the light

2.Different light of the moon

3.Different phase of the moon

4.Different moon of the light


Question: Summer solstice is also known as

1.January solstice

2.December solstice

3.June solstice

4.August solstice


Question: The difference between high tide & low tide at a given place is about

1.11 hrs 34 min

2.12 hrs 1 min

3.13 hrs 13 min

4.None of the above


Question: The earth revolves round the sun and rotates round its own axis. The rotation of the earth causes

1.Temperature balance

2.Humidity

3.Day and night

4.All of the above


Question: The moon keeps the same face pointing towards the Earth because

1.Its rotation is faster than its revolution

2.Its rate of spin is tidally locked so that it is synchronized with its rate of revolution

3.Its rotation and revolution are opposite

4.It is not rotating about its own axis


Question: The network of the series of vertical and horizontal lines is called as

1.Coordinate system

2.Latitude

3.Longitude

4.All of the above


Question: The sun is never overhead at any time in

1.South Temperate Zone

2.North Temperate Zone

3.North Frigid Zone

4.All of the above


Question: The Sunlight is available 24 hours on the longest day at which of the following latitudes of the Earth?

1.46.46 degree

2.69.51 degree

3.35.96 degree

4.85.34 degree


Question: The times for high and low tides change by

1.1 minutes

2.20 minutes

3.23 minutes

4.50 minutes


Question: Through which one of the following countries the Tropic of Cancer pass through?

1.Bangladesh

2.Myanmar

3.China

4.All of the above


Question: What among the following percentage of insolation is received by the surface of earth? The rest is either reflected and scattered back to space

1.0.74

2.0.47

3.0.46

4.0.51


Question: What effect on gravity, if we goes down to the earth ?

1.Increase

2.remain constant

3.Decrease

4.Depends on other parameter


Question: What is the another name for contour lines? which connects places of equal height.

1.Isotherm

2.Isohypse

3.Isopotential

4.Isohyet


Question: What is the approximate circumference of Earth in km?

1.20, 000 Km

2.40,000 Km

3.60,000 Km

4.80,000 Km


Question: What is the time at new york when 12 noon at greenwich ?

1.approx 7 pm

2.approx 7 am

3.approx 8 pm

4.approx 8 pm


Question: When does the Sun shine vertically on the Equator?

1.Once a year

2.For six months

3.Throughout the year

4.Twice a year


Question: Which among the following is the correct meaning of green house effect?

1.Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric carbon dioxide

2.Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric oxygen

3.Pollution in houses in tropical regions

4.Cultivation in green houses so as to check pollution


Question: Which of the following is the layer of earth ?

1.Mantle

2.Crust

3.Core

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following is/are false of world time zones?

1.All countries have more than one time zone

2.The world is divided into thirty time zones

3.The time for all places east of Greenwich is designated slow, and time for all places left of Greenwich is designated fast

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following is/are false of world time zones?

1.All countries have more than one time zone

2.The world is divided into thirty time zones

3.The time for all places east of Greenwich is designated slow, and time for all places left of Greenwich is designated fast

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following person/ Who proposed Continental drift theory in 1912. It stated that continents have changed their position and initially there was only one big continent named Pangea.

1.Robertson

2.Alfred Mane

3.Alfred Wegener

4.Both A and B


Question: Which of the following statement correct?

1.Due to gravity, acceleration at the Equator is Less than acceleration on poles

2.Due to gravity, acceleration at the Equator is more than acceleration on poles

3.Due to gravity, acceleration at the Equator sometimes more than acceleration on poles

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1.International Date Line divides the Pacific Ocean into two equal parts.

2.A crossing of the International Date Line entails repeating one day when traveling eastward

3.International Date Line is an internationally agreed line drawn parallel to the 180 degree meridian

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following things are define by the isobar

1.Temperature

2.Altitude

3.Pressure

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following word occupy space in the giving statement. ________is the region of stable landmass occupied by resistant rocks of igneous origin, showing resistant to geomorphic processes e.g. Canadian Shield.

1.Shield

2.Ancient structure

3.Firm structure

4.Tectonic plate


Question: Which of the possibilities occur If the axis of earth had not been inclined?

1.Seasons would not have occurred

2.Poles would not have a continuous day

3.Temperature would be high

4.A and B


Question: Which of the south pole continuously experienced light at

1.Winter solstice

2.Summer solstice

3.Rainy solstice

4.None of the above


Question: Which one of the following has geographical position of 0 degree latitude and 0 degree longitude?

1.In Ghana, a West African-country

2.In the Mediterranean Sea

3.In the South Atlantic Ocean

4.At Greenwich Observatory in England


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