1.Along the Equator
2.At the North Pole
3. Along the Tropic of Cancer
4.Along the Arctic Circle
If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (45°E)?
Latitude and longitude both ________
1.Pass through poles
2. Run parallel to the equator
3.Run parallel to each other
4.Run perpendicular to each other
Light from the Sun reaches us in nearly
Which one of the following would have occurred if the earth had not been inclined on its own axis?
1.All the seasons would have been of same duration
2. The seasons would not have changed
3.The summers would have been of longer duration
4.The winters would have been of longer duration
Which star is nearest to the Earth?
3. 7.04 p.m.
1.Tuesday at 8.35 p.m.
2.The same day at 7.30 p.m.
3.The same day at 7:30 a.m.
4.Sunday at 8.35 p.m.
At 12 noon of December 21, you observe that you cast no shadow as you stand in bright sunlight. So you must be, somewhere near _____
1.The Arctic Circle
2.The Tropic of Cancer
3.The Tropic of Capricorn
4.The South Pole
Earth is revolving around the sun
1.Earth is revolving around the sun
2.Earth is inclined towards its orbital plane
3.Earth is rotating
4.None of these
2.1000 km C.
1.Geologic Time Scale
If the earth’s direction of rotation is reversed, what would be the IST when it is noon at the International Date Line?
1.Water is liquid
2.Landmasses are solid
3. Water needs more energy to get warm
4.Rocks are bad conductors of heat
Owing to the equatorial bulge and the polar flattening, the polar radius of the earth falls short of the equatorial radius by about ____
Study the following diagram and say which of the given statements is not correct regarding it ____
1.It shows the earth’s orbital position on 21st June
2. All parallels in the northern hemisphere have days equal to nights
3. There is continuous day north of the Arctic Circle
4.South of the equator the length of the day decreases with increasing latitude
1.West to east
2.East and west of the prime meridian
3.Poles to equator
4.Equator to poles
The Earth is an oblate spheroid and not a perfect sphere. This is because ,1. the Earth has a rotational motion and the rotational speed increases as one goes from the Poles towards the Equator.,2. the Equator experiences greater gravitational pull from the Sun.,3. the intensity of sunlight received at the Equator is greater than that at the Poles.
2.1 and 2
4.1 2 and 3
1.Axis of the Earth
1.8 hours 20 seconds
2.8 minutes 20 seconds
2.Tropic of Cancer
4.Tropic of Capricorn
1.Rotation of the earth B.
2.Revolution of the earth
3. Elliptical path of the earth’s orbit
4.Parallelism of inclined axis of the earth
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,4. the equatorial circumference is about 40,000km,Which of the above statements are correct ?
1. 1 2 and 3
2. 1 2 3 and 4
3.1 2 and 4
4.. 2 3 and 4
The science of drawing map is called
1. Low latitudes
1.Throughout the year
2. For six months
3.Twice a year
4.Once a year
3. 30° East
3. Gravitational potential energy
4.A combination of all the above three forms of energy
When it is 8 P.M. in Tokyo, what is the time at Panama Canal which is located at 180° W of it?
1.It is 180° Longitude
2.It is a straight line
3.It is a big circle
4.It is a curved line beyond Earth
Which of the following countries are located on the Greenwich Meridian?,1. Algeria,2. Germany,3. Guinea,4. Iceland
3.1 2 and 3
4.1 3 and 4
3.90° eastern longitude
Which of these is the longest?
4.All are equal
Which of these statements are correct? ,1. Prime Meridian passes through Greenwich and is at 0° Longitude.,2. International Date Line, on the map appears as a straight line along 180° Longitude.,3. While crossing International Date Line from east to west, one gains a day.,4. Tropic of Cancer lies at Latitude.
1.1 2 3 and 4
2. 1 2 and 4
3.1 and 3
4.1 and 4
1.Change of seasons
2. Length of days and nights
3.Determination of latitudes
4.Change in the direction of winds and ocean currents
Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given continents in the decreasing order of their percentage of Earth’s land?
1.North America – Africa – South America – Europe
2.Africa – North America – South America – Europe
3.North America – Africa – Europe – South America
4.Africa – North America – Europe – South America
Who proposed Continental drift theory?