Cartography-Fundamentals of Cartography (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 24 - 29 of 52

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Question number: 24

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The diameter of the earth at the equator is ________ while the diameter from North Pole to South Pole is ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

8000 miles, 7500 miles

b.

7900 miles, 7500 miles

c.

7927 miles, 7900 miles

d.

7900 miles, 7927 miles

Question number: 25

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There is curvature in the International Date Line. This is due to:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

To omit islands that falls on its way

b.

To keep correct date for aeroplanes

c.

To distinguish 1800 longitude

d.

To avoid time date difference

Question number: 26

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Mark the incorrect statement regarding gradient

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

It shows the amount of steepness of slope

b.

Transport and engineering problems require exact measurement of gradient

c.

It is the amount of vertical rise of land in relation to horizontal equivalent

d.

The distance between two hills can be found but with the help of gradient

Question number: 27

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When the bed cuts or truncates across all the outcrops of the bedding planes older than it, it is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Out crop plane

b.

Plane of unconformity

c.

Overlap plane

d. None of the above

Question number: 28

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The Indian Standard Time is based on the meridian passing through the city of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Allahabad

b.

Kanpur

c.

Calcutta

d.

Delhi

Question number: 29

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The shape of the earth is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Geoid

b.

Sphere

c.

Circular

d.

Apheroid

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