Solar Systeam and General Geography

1. Assertion (A): Elements like hydrogen, oxygen, carbon and nitrogen could not exist in free state on primitive earth Reason (R): The temperature of primitive earth was estimated to be 5000-6000°C.

 
 
 
 

2. Assertion (A): The organic compounds

that arose on primitive earth were not subjected to degradation.

Reason (R): The Atmosphere of primitive earth was without free-oxygen (non oxygenic)

 
 
 
 

3. If stars are seen to rise perpendicular to the horizon by an observer, he is located on:

 
 
 
 

4. . Consider the following astral bodies:

Sirus 2. Venus 3. Mars Correct sequences in decreasing order of their brightness is:

 
 
 
 

5. An aeroplane takes off from 30°N latitude 50° East long and lands at the opposite end of the earth where does it land?

 
 
 
 

6. The length of its day and the tilt of its axis are almost identical to those of the earth. This is true.

 
 
 
 

7. . The shortest air route from perth to London is:

 
 
 
 

8. When it is noon along 82°30’E longitude along what degree of longitude it will be 6.30 am? A. along 165°E B. along 67°30’W C. 0°E or W

 
 
 

9. The time taken by the sun to revolve around the centre of our galaxy is:

 
 
 
 

10. The colour of a star is an indication of its:

 
 
 
 

11. Comet shoemaker-levy, hit the planet.

 
 
 
 

12. A meteor is:

 
 
 
 

13. The standard time of the following countries is ahead or behind Greenwich mean time depending on whether they are east and west of the longitude passing through Greenwich:

Cuba 2. Greece 3. Iraq 4. Costarica 5. Japan

Which one of the following sequential order gives the correct arrangement of the countries according to their standard time from a head to behind G.M.T.?

 
 
 
 

14. Diamond ring is a phenomenon observed:

 
 
 
 

15. Consider the following statements.

A person in a spaceship located halfway between the earth and the sun will notice that the:

Sky is jet black. 2. Stars do not twinkle. 3. Temperature outisde the spaceship is much higher than that on the surface of the earth. Of these statements

 
 
 
 

16. Which one of the following longitudes along with the prime meridian forms a prost circle on the globe?

 
 
 
 

17. Captain of a ship moving westward records the local time of the 10.00 hrs. Monday at 90°W. If the speed of the ship is the same as the speed of the rotation of the earth, which of the following local time and day would be found by the captain at international date line.

 
 
 
 

18. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

The northern end of the earth’s axis is called north pole. 2. 45 parallel is half of the length of the equator 3. There is parallelism of the earth axis. 4. The earth’s speed of revolution is faster in aphelion position.

 

 
 
 
 

19. Which one of the following may have alien life because of a very conductive environmental to life ?

 
 
 
 

20. on which planet was the space craft “Magellan”sent ?

 
 
 
 

21. What is Hale-Bopp?

 
 
 
 

22. Consider

Assertion (A): The atmosphere receives most of the heat only in directly from the sun and directly from the earth’s surface. Reason (R): The conversion from shortwave terrestrial energy takes place at the earth’s surface.

 
 
 
 

23. The shortest distance betweem two places on the globe is along

 
 
 
 

24. Which is a celestial phenomenon?

 
 
 
 

25. At the time of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere the length of the day will be twelve hours at the:

 
 
 
 

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