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February 7, 2017

World And Indian Geography Test-1-Physical Geography

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1) Which one of the planets is known as ‘morning star’ as well as ‘evening star’ because it is the first to appear in the evening and that last to disappear in the morning?
2) Which of the following is not correctly matched?
3) If there are four places on the same meridian 500 km apart and the local time at one place is 12.00 noon, what will be the time at the three other places?
4) We always see the same face of the Moon, because
5) Which one among the following statements regarding Chinook winds is not correct?
6) Consider the following statements
1.International Date Line is drawn zigzag to avoid landmass.
2.International Date Line is 180° West as 180° East of Greenwich.
3.A ship sailing Westward from Greenwich when crossing International Date line would put back the date by a day.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
7) How much of a time period 15° of longitudes account for?
8) What is the difference between asteroids and comets?
1.Asteroids are small rocky planetoids, while comets are formed of frozen gases held together by rocky and metallic material.
2.Asteroids are found mostly between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars, while comets are found mostly between Venus and Mercury.
3.Comets show a perceptible glowing tail, while asteroids do not.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
9) Which one among the following statements about the International Date Line is not correct?
10) If the time of a place located on 165° E meridian is 11:00 pm on Sunday, what would be the time at the place located on 165° W meridian?
11) Satellites used for telecommunication relay are kept in a geostationary orbit. A satellite is said to be in such an orbit when
1.the orbit is geosynchronous
2.the orbit is circular
3.the orbit lies in the plane of the Earth’s equator
4.the orbit is at an altitude of 22236 km
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
12) Why do we have a leap year every four years?
13) Consider the following statements
1.The Earth’s rotation axis is not at 90° to its orbital plane.
2.The Earth’s rotation axis is inclined at 23.50.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
14) Consider the following statements
1.The Earth receives the Sun’s energy at the infrared end of the spectrum.
2.The Earth re-radiates the Sun’s heat as ultraviolet energy.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
15) A person stood alone in a desert on a dark night and wanted to reach his village, which was situated 5 km East of the point where he was standing. He had no instruments to find the direction, but he located the polesta- The most convenient way now to reach his village is to walk in the
16) Which one of the following is the difference in local time between the places located at 165° East and 165° West?
17) Nearly 30% of the solar radiations return back to the space without contributing anything to the Earth’s surface temperature. This amount of radiation is known as
18) Which among the following areas is conducive for well irrigation?
19) Which one of the following statements is not correct?
20) If the Earth’s axis were perpendicular to the plane of its orbit, which one among the following would not have happened?
21) The ‘Blue Moon’ phenomenon occurs
22) Which one among the following planets is smaller in size than the Earth?
23) When the primary tributaries of rivers flow parallel to each other and the secondary tributaries join them at right angles, the pattern is known as
24) Which of the following is/are cited by the scientists as evidence/ evidences for the continued expansion of universe?
1.Detection of microwaves in space.
2.Observation of red shift phenomenon in space.
3.Movement of asteroids in space.
4.Occurrence of supernova explosions in space.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
25) Consider the following statements
1.The vernal equinox falls on 21st March.
2.On equinox, the Sun is directly overhead at the equator.
3.The changes in the day length after equinox result from the changes in the tilt of the Earth with respect to the Sun.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
26) The latitude is the angular distance of a point of the Earth’s surface, North or South of the equator as measured from the
27) When the winds blow from all sides to the centre low in an anti-clockwise direction, then this phenomenon is known as
28) Variations in the length of day time and night time from season to season are due to
29) Which parts of the Earth’s surface experience least variation in incoming solar radiation throughout the year?
30) The inexhaustible source of energy of the stars is due to

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