Classical

Earth - Section 1

1:  

Insolation heats up the land masses more quickly than the water bodies because

A.

Water is liquid

B.

Landmasses are solid

C.

Water needs more energy to warm

D.

Rocks are bad conductors of heat

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


2:  

The earth travels around the sun in an oval path and one complete revolution needs

A.

365 days. 23 hours, 59 minutes. 58.97 secs.

B.

365 days,17 hours, 8 minutes. 95.4 secs,

C.

365 days, 8 hours, 6minutes, 7.54 sees.

D.

365 days. 5 hours, 48 mioutes. 45.51. secs.

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


3:  

The position of the sun is annually twice over head at Singapore because of the

A.

rotation of the earth

B.

revolution of the earth

C.

elliptical path of the earth's orbit

D.

parallelism of inclined axis of the earth

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


4:  

The earth revolves around the sun at the speed (per minute) of

A.

I000 Km

B.

1200 Km

C.

1400 Km

D.

more than 1600 Km

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


5:  

Seasonal variation is the least

A.

In the Arctic circle

B.

At 45· N latitude

C.

In the Tropic of Cancer

D.

At the Equator

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :




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