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There is a continual daylight or summer in the Arctic regions from ________
22nd December to 21st March
21st March to 21st June
21st March to 23rd September
21st June to 22nd December
The surface of Earth that lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn is called ________
North Temperate Zone
South Temperate Zone
Spring tides occur when ________
The moon is nearest to the earth
The moon is farthest from the earth
The moon, the sun and the earth are at right angles with the earth at the apex
The moon, the sun and the earth are in the same line
In which of the following areas, the "Midnight Sun" can be seen?
In tropical areas
In temperate areas
Arctic and Antarctica circle
Anywhere during solar eclipse
Which one of the following cities does not have the same clock time as that of the other three cities at any given instant?
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
When it is nine o'clock in London, it will be the same time in ________
Which of the following Isohels are the isopleths of
The incoming short-wave solar radiation is balanced by an equal amount of long-wave radiation from earth going back to space. This is known as ________
Wave balance of earth
Heat balance of earth
The imaginary lines joining places of same height at equal intervals are
The Equator does not pass through which of the following?
The instrument to measure the area on maps is called
Which of the following layers of the earth is believed to have the heaviest mineral materials of highest density ?
Both B and C
On Monday, the 14th June, a man crosses the International Date Line at 5 p.m. from the Asian side to the American side. Which of the following will he now assume to be the correct date and time?
5 a.m. of Tuesday, the 15th June
5 p.m. of Tuesday, the 15th June
5 a.m. of Monday, the 14th June
5 p.m. of Sunday, the 13th June
At neap tide:
1. the sun and moon exert their force at right angles
2. the tidal amplitude is high
3. the low tides are very low
2 and 3
1 and 2
1, 2 and 3
What are the imaginary lines touching both the poles of Earth called?
A one-day Cricket match between India and England starts at 10.00 A.M. in London. The direct telecast of the match will begin in India at ________
Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the
Earth on the Moon
Earth on the Sun
Sun and Moon on the Earth
Moon on the Earth
The phenomenon of an opening occurring in the Earth's surface through which a Jet of hot water and steam is forced out at irregular intervals is called
The core of the Earth is made up of ________
Mainly of iron in the liquid form
Mainly of nickel in the liquid form
Both iron and silica in the liquid form
Both iron and magnesium in the plastic state
Gravitational force is maximum at which of the following place?
At Tropic of Cancer
At Tropic of Capricorn
Suppose if we measure the time lapse between the two Sunsets by sitting in the beach, from this we can estimate
The distance between the Sun and the Earth
The depth of the ocean
The radius of the Earth
The radius of the Sun
The alignment of the lines of beginning and end is expressed by
If a place is located at 20°N, 80°E in which of the following continents does it lie?
The sunlight is available 24 hours on the longest day at which of the following latitudes of the Earth?
The tide at its maximum height is known as ________
When it is 12.00 noon at Delhi (77° 10'E), people at another place on earth take their 6 o'clock morning tea. The longitude of that place is ________
When and where did the concept of the Earth Hour started?
June, 2007 in Christchurch, New Zealand
May, 2009 in Colombo, Srilanka
April, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan
March, 2007 in Sydney, Australia
The Moon is showing its same face to the Earth because
It is not rotating about its own axis
Its rotation and revolution are opposite
Its periods of rotation and revolution are the same
Its rotation is faster than its revolution
The permanent tilt of the earth's axis and the revolution of the earth in its orbit together cause:
I. deflection of winds and ocean currents
II. differences in time between places on different meridians
III. varying length of day and night at different times of the year
IV. changes in the altitude of the mid-day sun at different times of the year
II, III and IV
I and IV
III and IV
I, II and III
The word "Isoneph" represents the lines of equal
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