Classical

Earth - Section 1

21:  

What is the maximum length of  a day on the poles?

A.

12 hours

B.

24 hours

C.

3 months

D.

6 months

 
 

Option: D

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22:  

Which of the foliowing are true regarding equinoxes

(i) They occur on March 21st and Sept 23rd

(ii) They depict equal days and equal nights on March 21  and Sept 23  on all places of the earth

(iii) All places on the earth have equal temperature during equinoxes

A.

(i) and (iii) only

B.

(ii) and (iii) only

C.

(i) and (ii) only

D.

(i),(ii) and (iii)

 
 

Option: C

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23:  

Seasons on  earth are caused by 

A.

Rotation on earth around its own axis

B.

Revolution of earth round the Sun and its axis tilted at 66 1/2

C.

Shape of the earth.

D.

None of these

 
 

Option: B

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24:  

Equinox occurs when the Sun is vertically above

A.

Tropic of Capricom

B.

Tropic of Cancer

C.

Poles,

D.

Equator

 
 

Option: D

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25:  

What is the correct sequence of the following layers, of Earth as one moves from the surface to the interior
1. Mantle 2. Crust  3. Core
Select thel correct answer by using the codes given below:

A.

1,2,3

B.

1,3,2

C.

2,1 3

D.

3;1,2

 
 

Option: D

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