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Quiz

1. The minimum distance between the sun and the earth occurs on ?

(1) January 3
(2) June 21
(3) September 22
(4) December 22

2. On the day the sun is nearest to the earth, the earth is said to be in ?

(1) Aphelion
(2) Apogee
(3) Perihelion
(4) Perigee

3. How much of the surface of the moon is visible from the earth ?

(1) More than 75%
(2) Only about 40%
(3) About 59%
(4) About 65%

4. Light from the nearest star reaches the earth in ?

(1) 4.3 Seconds
(2) 4.3 Minutes
(3) 43 Minutes
(4) 4.3 Years

5. The earth is its maximum distance from the sun on ?

(1) January 30
(2) July 4
(3) September 22
(4) December 22

6. Which of the following will never get the vertical rays of the sun ?

(1) Chennai
(2) Mumbai
(3) Srinagar
(4) Thiruvananthapuram

7. On the surface of the moon, the ?

(1) Mass and weight become lesser
(2) Mass remains constant and only the weight is lesser
(3) Only the mass is lesser
(4) Mass and weight both remain unchanged

8. Which comet appears every 76 years ?

(1) Hailey's
(2) Holme's
(3) Donati's
(4) Alpha Centauri

9. The longest day in Australia will be on ?

(1) June 21
(2) September 22
(3) March 23
(4) December 22

10. One Astronomical Unit is the average distance between ?

(1) Earth and the Sun
(2) Earth and the Moon
(3) Jupiter and the Sun
(4) Mars and the Sun

11. Which place will experience sunlight for the longest period in summer ?

(1) Chennai
(2) Mumbai
(3) Kolkata
(4) Srinagar

12. We always see the same face of the moon because ?

(1) It is smaller than the earth
(2) It revolves on its axis in a direcation opposite to than of the earth
(3) It takes equal time for both revolution around the earth and rotation on its own axis
(4) It rotates at the same speed as the earth around the sun

13. What is the unit of measurement of the distances of stars from the earth ?

(1) Light year
(2) Fathoms
(3) Nautical miles
(4) Kilometres

14. A person planning to travel by the shortest route should follow ?

(1) The winds
(2) The rivers
(3) The latitudes
(4) The longitudes

15. What will happen if the temperature of water is lowered from 8 -Degrees to 3-degrees ?

(1) Water will freeze
(2) Water will not change in volume
(3) The volume will first increase, then decrease
(4) The volume will first decrease, then increase

16. Farrel's Law is concerned with the ?

(1) Direction of winds
(2) Intensity of waves
(3) Velocity of winds
(4) None of these

17. A day is added when one crosses ?

(1) The equator from north to south
(2) 180-degrees longitude from west to east
(3) 180- degrees longitude from east to west
(4) The equator from south to north

18. Where is the doldrums belt located ?

(1) Near the equator
(2) Near the polar areas
(3) On the Tropic of Cancer
(4) On the Tropic of Capricorn

19. Which one of the following is a great circle ?

(1) Tropic of Cancer
(2) Tropic of Capricorn
(3) Equator
(4) Arctic circle

20. What is a cyclone ?

(1) A low pressure system with clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere
(2) A high pressure system with anticlock - wise winds in the northern hemisphere
(3) A low pressure system with anticlockwise winds in the northern hemisphere
(4) A high pressure system with clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere

21. What is a tornado ?

(1) A very high pressure centre
(2) A very low pressure centre
(3) A very high ocean wave
(4) A planetary wind

22. Which layer of the atmosphere maintains an almost uniform horizontal temperature ?

(1) Troposphere
(2) Tropopause
(3) Stratosphere
(4) All of these

23. In which region can the phenomenon of midnight sun be observed ?

(1) In the tropical zone
(2) In warm temperate regions
(3) In the Arctic and Antarctic regions
(4) Anywhere at the time of solar eclipse

24. What is meant by the term 'cirrus' ?

(1) A low cloud
(2) A rain - bearing cloud
(3) A high cloud
(4) A hail - bearing cloud

25. One of the warm currents in the Indian Ocean is the ?

(1) Agulhas Current
(2) Curoshio Current
(3) Humboldt Current
(4) Labrador Current

26. The velocity of winds is governed by ?

(1) Pressure gradient
(2) Farrel's Law
(3) Rortation of the earth
(4) Temperature

27. In which of the following areas is salinity likely to be the highest ?

(1) Indian Ocean
(2) Red Sea
(3) North Pacific
(4) North Atlantic

28. What is fog ?

(1) A cumulonimbus cloud
(2) A low stratus cloud
(3) A cirro stratus cloud
(4) An altocumulus cloud

29. The order of the layers in the atmosphere, upwards from below, is ?

(1) Stratosphere, troposphere, ionosphere and exosphere
(2) Exosphere, ionosphere, troposphere and stratosphere
(3) Troposphere, stratosphere, ionosphere and exosphere
(4) Troposphere, magnetosphere, stratosphere and exosphere

30. The leeward side of a mountain which does not receive rain is known as the ?

(1) Dry zone
(2) Desert area
(3) Rain - shadow area
(4) Adiabatically dry area

31. Lines joining places experiencing a thunderstorm at the same time are known as ?

(1) Isohyets
(2) Isochrones
(3) Isobronts
(4) Isophenes

32. Isohalines are the isopleths of ?

(1) Height
(2) Salinity
(3) Hail
(4) Transport cost

33. What is the name given to native American Indians ?

(1) Amerinds
(2) Alpine
(3) Bushmen
(4) Mestizoes

34. Metamorphic rocks originate from ?

(1) Igneous rocks
(2) Sedimentary rocks
(3) Both igneous and sedimentary rocks
(4) None of these

35. Isochrones are lines joining places with equal ?

(1) Longitude
(2) Travelling time from a point
(3) Rainfall
(4) Frost

36. Bindibu are natives of ?

(1) Australia
(2) Canada
(3) North Europe
(4) South America

37. Which one is wrongly matched ?

(1) Pygmies - Zaire Basin
(2) Veddas - Nepal
(3) Kikuyu - Kenya
(4) Papuans - New Guinea

38. Isobaths are used to show ?

(1) Depth
(2) Rainfall
(3) Pressure
(4) Time

39. The best way to define rock types will be ?

(1) Igneous - carbonate - metamorphic
(2) Sedimentary - igneous - limestone
(3) Igneous - sedimentary - metamorphic
(4) Igeous - metamorphic - marble

40. One of the froups of people inhabiting the Asiatic tundra is the ?

(1) Guacho
(2) Pygmy
(3) Samoyed
(4) Vedda

41. The homeland of the Yakuts is ?

(1) Iran
(2) Kenya
(3) Russian tundra
(4) North India

42. The indigenous people living in the steppes of the Russia are the ?

(1) Bhils
(2) Bushmen
(3) Kirghiz
(4) Tuareg

43. Isohels are the isopleths of ?

(1) Sunshine
(2) Flowering time
(3) Clouds
(4) Rain

44. Lapps inhabit ?

(1) East Africa
(2) European steppes
(3) European tundra
(4) South American grasslands

45. What is meant by 'willy - willy' ?

(1) A very high tide
(2) A tropical cyclone near India
(3) An earthquake
(4) Tropical cyclone near Australia

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