Classical

Earth - Section 1

26:  

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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27:  

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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28:  

Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere occurs on

A.

December 22

B.

September.23

C.

June 21

D.

March 21

 
 

Option: C

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29:  

Consider a specific point ,on, the surface of the earth (say, Delhi);"Thertemperature at a given time of day (say, 12.00Noon) will in general be higher in summer'than'in whiter. Thish beciuse:

A.

the evaporation of water,'from atmosphere results 'in precipitation occurring in winter alone

B.

Sun' -rays falling- on thel earth are' inclined more towards the sun in winter

C.

the earth is closer 'to the sun in summer than 'in winter

D.

ihe axis of the-earth is incHned more" towards the, Sun in winter

 
 

Option: A

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30:  

Which of the following is the best definition of 'Tides'?

A.

A powerful movement of. the 'ocean which proceed constantly in-a definite direction

B.

A great circulatory m'ovemeht of sea water caused by difference j,n density of sea -water.

C.

A periodic rise and fall of sea" water caused by the gravitational force of inoon and sun on earth.

D.

A wind and 'pressure system :tiaving a' low pressure' in centre and ci rcular wind motion

 
 

Option: C

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