Geomorphology-Origin of Earth and Astronomy (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 46 - 51 of 55

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Question number: 46

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MCQ▾

Question

The age of earth is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

4500 million years

b.

600 million years

c.

6000 million years

d.

9000 million years

Question number: 47

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The stars, which show varying degrees of luminosity, are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Binary stars

b.

Double stars

c.

Luminous stars

d.

Cepheid stars

Question number: 48

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Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Edge of the continental level is submerged to a depth of about 200 m.

Reason (Ꭱ)

This zone is called the continental shelf

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
b. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true
c. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
d. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question number: 49

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Question

All the planets revolve around Sun in an elliptical orbit in the ________ direction.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Anticlockwise

b.

Same

c.

Variable

d.

Clockwise

Question number: 50

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Question

The distance of the planets from the Sun is described by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Bode’s Law

b.

Hawkins’s Law

c.

Newton’s Law

d. All of the above

Question number: 51

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Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

Consider the following statements regarding Kant’s view on the origin of the earth:

  1. Kant introduced the Newtonian law of gravitation in his theory.
  2. Kant developed his theory accepting the principle of conservation of angular momentum
  3. Though Laplace put forward the nebular hypothesis of origin of the earth; Kant is regarded by many as the real propounder of the nebular hypothesis.

Which of the statements are correct? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

1 and 2

b.

2 and 3

c.

1 and 3

d. All of the above

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