World geography Quiz 5

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1. The distance of the nearest star besides the sun from the earth is :


2. Consider the following astral bodies: 1. Sirius 2. Venus 3. Mars The correct sequence in decreasing order of their brightness is : [CDS 1999]


3. Which of the following celestial bodies bear, ‘The Sea of Tranquility’ and ‘The Ocean of Storms’ ?


4. The same side of the moon always faces the Earth because:


5. Which one of the following statements regarding Shooting Stars is incorrect ?


6. Who of the following discovered the laws of planetary orbits? [Asstt Comm 2008]


7. 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


8. Twelve constellations referred to as zodiac are: [IAS 1989]


9. The term ‘meteor’ is applied to an interplanetary body:


10. The exact time taken by the earth for single rotation on its own axis is:


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