Solar Syatems And General Geography

1. The planet nearest to the earth is:


2. At the winter solstice the noon altitude of the sun at the tropic of cancer is:


3. The limit beyond which stars suffer internal collapse is called:


4. When there is noon at I.S.T. Meridian people on another place of the earth are taking their 6 O’clock morning tea. The longitude of place is?


Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:

List I                                                                                                        List II (Special

                                                                                                         (Name of Character)

(a) Smallest planet of the 1. Mercury

(b) Largest planet of the 2. Venus

(c) Planet second from 3. Jupiter

(d) Planet nearest to the 4. Murcury Sun.

Saturn Codes:

(a) (b) (C) (d)


6. One astronomical unit is the average\ distance between:


7. Consider the following statements regarding asteroids:

Asteroids are rocky debris of varying sites orbiting the Sun. 2. Most of the asteroids are small but some have diameter as large as 1000

k.m. 3. The orbit of steroids lies between the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn. Of these statements:


8. About 50% of the world population is concentrated between the latitudes of


9. Which one of the following is the most important reason for the establishment of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, at Thumba?


10. Along which one of the following meridians did India experience the firstlight of the sunrise of the new millennium:


11. What is the difference between Indian Standard time and Greenwich standard time?


12. Indian standard time is the local time of

82 – “E which passes through.


13. Which one of the following places have their standard time that are the same as G.M.T?

Accra 2. Dublin 3. Madrid 4. bisbon Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


14. . Which one of the following is not as astronomical object?


15. The North Pole is always in the light:


16. The solar eclipse achieves totality only in limited geographical regions because:



17. The axis of rotation of the earth is tilted by 23.5° to the plane of revolution around the Sun. The latitude of Mumbai is less than 23.5° whereas the latitude of Delhi is more than 23.5°. Which one of the following statements in this regard is correct.


18. . Indian Standard Meridian passes through the states of U.P., Chhattisgarh:


19. Tropic of cancer passes through the states of Gujarat, M.P., Chhattisgarh:


20. How many times the international date line deviates from 180° longitude:


21. Which of the following is the charact eristic property of magnetic north pole?


22. The longitude determining Indian Standard time passes through


23. . Which of the following planets has the maximum number of satellites?


24. Sun rises at Kolkata (80°35′) at 6.15 am. What will be the time of sunrise at Mumbai (72°50′):


25. Which of the following statements is not true about “Doldrum”?


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