Geomorphology-Origin of Earth and Astronomy (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 14 - 21 of 56

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Question number: 14

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The direction of rotation of the Earth on its axis is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

East to West

b.

South to North

c.

West to East

d.

North to South

Question number: 15

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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The basic difference between oceanic and continental crust is in its

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Uniformity

b.

Structure

c.

Density

d.

Composition

Question number: 16

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What is the total number of degrees that the earth rotates on its axis during a 12 hours period?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

15

b.

360

c.

180

d.

90

Question number: 17

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Day and night on the surface of the Earth are caused by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Precession of Equinoxes

b.

Inclination of the Earth’s axis

c.

Rotation of the Earth

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 18

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Planet, which takes the longest time to complete one revolution around the Sun, is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Uranus

b.

Pluto

c.

Neptune

d.

Jupiter

Question number: 19

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Stars whose brightness suddenly increase ten to twenty magnitudes or more and then fades into normal brightness are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Novae

b.

Supernovae

c.

Explosion stars

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

Question number: 20

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The sum total of potentially knowable objects is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Galaxy

b.

Universe

c.

Milky Way

d.

Earth

Question number: 21

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When the Earth is at its maximum distance from the Sun, it is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sidereal

b.

Aphelion

c.

Equinox

d.

Perihelion

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