World geography practice quiz 1

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1. Which one of the following is correct? Great Bear is a : [CDS 2008]


2. Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis at the fastest rate?


3. Stars which appear single to the naked eye but are double stars when observed by a


4. The outermost layer of Sun is called:


5. Which of the following is the largest of the inner planets? [IAS 1990]


6. Which planet looks reddish in the night sky?


7. The distance between the Earth and the Sun (in million kms.) is :


8. Pole Star is always seen at one point in the sky whereas other stars are not; this is


9. In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet?


10. The brightest star in the sky is:


11. A blackhole is a : [CDS 1999, 2001]


12. The correct sequence of planets in the descending order of their equatorial diameter is :


13. The orbits of planets around the Sun, or of satellites around the Earth, can be :


14. What are Sun spots? [Railways 1994]


15. In order of their distances from the Sun, which of the following planets lie between


16. Halley’s comet appears once in a period of:


17. Asteroids have their orbits between the planets:


18. To a space traveller on moon, the lunar sky during day time appears:


19. Which planet is known as the ‘Watery Planet’ ?


20. Which of the following planets is known as ‘Morning Star’?


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