Classical

Earth - Section 1

11:  

The fixed path along which the earth revolves round the sun is called

A.

the celestial sptiere

B.

the elliptic path

C.

the ecliptic plane

D.

the earth's orbit

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


12:  

The size of the earth was first measured by

A.

Isaac Newton

B.

Galileo

C.

Copernicus

D.

Eratosthene S

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


13:  

The seasonal contrasts are maximum in

A.

Low latitudes

B.

Mid latitudes

C.

Subtropics

D.

High latitudes

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


14:  

What percentage of insolation is received by the earth's surface?

A.

47%

B.

51%

C.

66%

D.

87%

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


15:  

The word used to describe the shape of earth  is

A.

Flat

B.

Circle

C.

Sphere

D.

Oblate Spheroid

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :




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