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



List I                                                List II (Satellite) (Related Planet)

              (a) Ariel

Saturn (b) Ganymede 2. Jupiter (c) Phobos 3 . Mars (d) Titan

Codes: .

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


2. Study the following statements regarding ‘summer solstice and select the correct answer from the code given below:

The sun is on the cancer. 2. The sun is on the capricorn. 3. The day is longest and night is shortest in the northern hemisphere. 4. The day is longest and night is

shortest in the southern hemisphere.



3. A planet’s farthest point in its orbit from the sun is known as:


4. Assertion (A): Directions on the earth are entirely arbitrary. Reason (R): A spherical surface has no edges, beginning or end.


5. Assertion (A): All meridians are great circles. Reason (R): The great circles divide the earth sphere into two equal parts.


6. Comets are luminous celestial bodies moving round the:


7. Doldrums are located between:


8. The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of


9. . Coriolis Force is occasioned by:


10. The planets between Sun and asteroids are:


11. Datum” Line denotes.


12. Consider:

Assertion (A): There is no atmosphere on moon. Reason (R): Only one part of the moon can be seen from the earth. Select the correct answer from the code given below.


13. Assertion (A): Hot deserts are situated on the western margins of the continents. Reason (R): Rain bearing winds in horse latitudes change their direction according to season. Select the correct answer from the code given below:


14. . Equinox is a state in which the duration of day and night is equal. It falls on:


15. Match the followings:

Match the followings:

List I                     List II

(a) Doldrums 1.5°N to 5°S

(b) Horse Latitudes 2. 30°N to 30° S.

(c) Torrid Zone 3. 40° N and 50° S

(d) Roaring Forties 4. 23%2° Nand 23%2°S


16. The stars whose brightness suddenly increases ten to twenty magnitudes or more and then fades into normal brightness are called:


17. Which of the following planets takes least time to complete one revolution around the sun?


18. The stars which show varying degrees of luminosity are called:


19. Assertion (A): The equatorial section of the sun takes 25 days and the polar 30 days to make one rotation about its axis. Reason (R): All parts of the sun do not rotate with the same speed because of gaseous nature.


20. Which one of the following theories is associated with the monistic concept?


21. The two planets in the solar system which rotate on its axis from east to west are:


22. Which star has the largest percentage in the universe?


23. Which star has the largest percentage in the universe?


24. Which of the following planets was worshipped as the most beautiful goddess by the people of Greece in the ancient times?


25. . What form does the milky way Galaxy has?

Spiral 2. Elliptical 3. Irregular 4. Crab 


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