Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

The place which has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December, is—

 

Chennai

Madrid

Melbourne

Moscow ???????

QUESTION 2

Which one of the following would have occurred if the earth had not been inclined on its own axis?

 

 All the seasons would have been of same duration   

The seasons would not have changed    

The summer would have been of longer duration   

 The winter would have been of longer duration

QUESTION 3

Which of the following best describes longitude?

 

A imaginary line joining north and south poles.    

The distance between a place east or west of the Greenwich Meridian    

The angular distance east or west of the Greenwich Meridian         

The position of a place on earth’s surface with reference to the Prime meridian

QUESTION 4

The sun rays fall vertically on the Tropic of Cancer on:

 

20 March   

19 July   

21 March   

21 June

QUESTION 5

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

 

Axis of the earth

Equator  

North pole

South pole

QUESTION 6

The most abundant metal in the earth’s crust is:

 

Calcium  

Aluminium  

Iron

 Magnesium ???????

QUESTION 7

Quartz composed of which two elements—

 

Iron and magnesium  

Iron and oxygen  

Oxygen and silicon  

Silicon and iron ???????

QUESTION 8

Which of the following is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust ?

 

Silicon   

Oxygen   

Carbon

Calcium

QUESTION 9

Consider the following statements—

1. The whole core is in a molten state.

2. The outer core is in a solid state and the inner core is in a molten state.

3. The outer core is in a molten state and the inner core is in a solid state. 

4. The whole core is in a solid state. 

Which of the following is true?

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QUESTION 10

What is the average density of the earth?

 

0.49 g/cm3   

3.3 g/cm3 

1/1 g/cm3  

5.513 g/cm3