World geography Quiz 5 September 22, 2018 September 22, 2018 Please enter your email: 1. The exact time taken by the earth for single rotation on its own axis is: 24 hrs 35 sec 23 hrs 50 minutes 7.2 sec 23 hrs 56 minutes 4.09 sec 24 hrs 2. Match the following: Planet Gases in atmosphere A. Venus 1. Hydrogen and helium B. Mars 2. Hydrogen, helium, ammonia, methan C. Saturn 3. Carbon dioxide, amonia and methane D. Jupiter 4. Carbon dioxide and nitrogen A B C D 2 1 4 3 2 3 4 1 4 3 1 2 4 2 3 1 3. The same side of the moon always faces the Earth because: Moon and the Earth have gravitational force the period of rotation of the Moon is not equal to the period of rotation of the Earth the period of rotation of the Moon on its axis and period of revolution around’ the Earth is almost the same Moon cannot change its position 4. Consider the following astral bodies: 1. Sirius 2. Venus 3. Mars The correct sequence in decreasing order of their brightness is : [CDS 1999] 1, 2, 3 3, 2, 1 2, 3, 1 2, 1, 3 5. Which of the following celestial bodies bear, ‘The Sea of Tranquility’ and ‘The Ocean of Storms’ ? Mars Sun Venus Moon 6. Who of the following discovered the laws of planetary orbits? [Asstt Comm 2008] Johanries Kepler Isaac Newton Galileo Galilei Nicholas Copernicus 7. Which one of the following statements regarding Shooting Stars is incorrect ? They are the debris which got separated from a comet They are meteors They are a kind of a star They emit light due to extremely high temperature caused by friction while they are passing through earth’s atmosphere 8. The distance of the nearest star besides the sun from the earth is : 4.2 light years 4.9 x 1111m 4.3 light years 95 x1015 m 9. The term ‘meteor’ is applied to an interplanetary body: after it enters the atmosphere of the earth after it enters the earth’s atmosphere and explodes in mid air as a ball of fire after it enters the earth’s atmosphere and lands on the surface of the earth without exploding in mid-air before it enters the earth’s atmosphere 10. Twelve constellations referred to as zodiac are: [IAS 1989] none of these imaginary region that encompass the path of the planets signs of Roman gods a group of stars Loading … Question 1 of 10 Share this:WhatsAppTelegramTweet Related
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