Quiz On Indian And World Geography With Answers: Set 1

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Quiz On Indian And World Geography With Answers: Set 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which among the following planet/planets will experience sunrise in the West direction if we assume the directions similar to those on the earth?i. Uranusii. Venusiii. Mercury     iv. Saturn
    • A. 

      I and ii

    • B. 

      Ii and iv

    • C. 

      I and iv

    • D. 

      Iii and iv

  • 2. 
    On this day, the minimum distance between the sun and the earth occurs. Identify the day.
    • A. 

      January 25

    • B. 

      May 16

    • C. 

      January 3

    • D. 

      February 15

  • 3. 
    The earth is said to be in __________ on the day when the sun is nearest to the earth.
    • A. 

      Perihelion

    • B. 

      Aphelion

    • C. 

      Perigee

    • D. 

      Apogee

  • 4. 
    Among the following, which statement does not prove the spherical shape of the earth?
    • A. 

      The sunrise is not visible from all places at the same time

    • B. 

      The shadow of the earth at the time of the solar eclipse is circular

    • C. 

      If the earth were flat one would come across some sharp edges

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The relationship between solar day & sidereal day is?
    • A. 

      Solar day is longer than sidereal day

    • B. 

      Solar day is shorter than sidereal day

    • C. 

      Both are equal

    • D. 

      There is no relationship between the two

  • 6. 
    What is one Astronomical Unit?
    • A. 

      The average distance between Earth and the Sun

    • B. 

      The average distance between Earth and the Moon

    • C. 

      The average distance between Jupiter and the Sun

    • D. 

      The average distance between Mars and the Sun

  • 7. 
    How much surface of the moon is visible from earth?
    • A. 

      About 59%

    • B. 

      About 20%

    • C. 

      About 44%

    • D. 

      About 60%

  • 8. 
    On which day is the earth at its maximum distance from the sun?
    • A. 

      September 12

    • B. 

      July 4

    • C. 

      August 25

    • D. 

      February 22

  • 9. 
    __________ is the unit of measurement of the distances of stars from the earth.
    • A. 

      Fathoms

    • B. 

      Light year

    • C. 

      Kilometres

    • D. 

      Nautical miles

  • 10. 
    How much time does the light takes to reach the earth from the nearest star?
    • A. 

      45 seconds

    • B. 

      40 minutes

    • C. 

      4.3 years

    • D. 

      430 minutes

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