Geomorphology-Origin of Earth and Astronomy (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 22 - 27 of 55

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Question number: 22

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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The study of universe on grand scale is called ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Astrology

b.

Exobiology

c.

Cosmology

d.

Astronomy

Question number: 23

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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Which is the theory that explains the origin of universe from a primordial explosion, which broke the condensed matter and scattered its fragments into space at enormous velocities?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Big Bang Theory

b.

Oscillating Universe Theory

c.

Infinite Time Theory

d.

Steady State Theory

Question number: 24

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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Question

The more plastic region of the mantle which is largely composed of peridotite and on which lithosphere floats is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mesosphere

b.

Asthenosphere

c.

Oceanic block

d.

Soil

Question number: 25

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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What is the average density of the Earth?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

3.3 g cm3

b.

5.517 g cm3

c.

5.49 g cm3

d.

11 g cm3

Question number: 26

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Question

Knowledge about the earth’s interior can be gained by

(i) Density differences with depth

(ii) Seismology

(iii) Free earth oscillation

(iv) Composition

Which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1 and 2

c.

2, 3 and 4

d.

2 and 3

Question number: 27

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Question

On December 21st at 12 o’ clock noon a boy observes that a flag pole outside his home casts no ‘shadow’. His home is at:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Tropic of Capricorn

b.

Antarctic circle

c.

Tropic of Cancer

d.

Arctic circle

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