Solar Systems and General Geography gk 25 Quiz

1. Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to lines of latitude?

They are concentric circles numbered from 0° to 90°.
They are circles on a globe that are parallel to the equator.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

2.

Foucault’s experiment is proof of which one of the following ?

 
 
 
 

3. . Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Month Position of Sun

 
 
 
 

4. . Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to Milky way?

It is a spiral galaxy.
The solar system resides in one of its spiral arms. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

5. Which one of the following is the time required for the earth to return to a given point in its orbit with reference to fixed stars called?

 
 
 
 

6. How much of a time period 15° of longi tudes account for?

 
 
 
 

7. The Sun is visible a little before the ac tual sunrise because of which on of the following?

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following is called a ‘red planet’

 
 
 
 

9.

Assertion (A): Venus is the brightest object in the sky after the Sun.

Reason (R): Venus is the second planet from the Sun in the hour solar system.

Codes —

 
 
 
 

10. If there are four places on the same meridian 500km apart and the local time at one place is 12.00 noon. What will be the time at the three other places?

 
 
 
 

11. Which one of the following figures repre sents the age of the earth?

 
 
 
 

12. The moon is showing its same face to the earth because:

 
 
 
 

13.

The difference in the duration of day and night increases as one moves from:

 
 
 
 

14. Which of the following planets does not belong to the group of terrestrial planets?

 
 
 
 

15. Which of the following planets does not belong to the group of terrestrial planets?

 
 
 
 

16. The pulsating universe theory says:

 
 
 
 

17.

Assertion (A): Jupiter is known as a cold planet,

Reason (R): Jupiter has a temperature of -130°C.

 
 
 
 

18.

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

 
 
 
 

19. The study of universe on grandscale is called:

 
 
 
 

20. Which of the following planets has been given the name of cruel planet in the Indian astrology

 
 
 
 

21. The sum total of potentially knowable objects is called

 
 
 
 

22.

The earth is in…..position from the sun in the solar system.

 
 
 
 

23. Which of the following statements correctly explains Andromeda

 
 
 
 

24. Which of the following planets takes 164 years in making one revolution around the sun?

 

 
 
 
 

25. The sun completes one revolution around the centre of the milky way in…..million years

 

 
 
 
 

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