Indian Geography MCQ-97

Indian Geography Practice Questions for UPSC, RRC, SSC, Customs, CDS, TNPSC, CivilsPrelims, B.Ed. Exams

The permanent tilt of the earth’s axis and the revolution of the earth its orbit together cause


When the sun is vertically overhead along the Tropic of Capricorn at midday


The distance of the earth from the sun is about


Which of the following is called ”Blue Planet” ?


Which of the following statements can be taken as evidence to show that the Earth is spherical ?


The Earth makes one complete revolution in


Which-one of the following is not connected with proofs of the’ earth’s shape ?


An eclipse of the sun, takes place


The outermost layer of the Sun is called


Titan is the largest natural satellite of planet


Which of the following planets rotates clock wise ?


A difference of 1 degree in longitude at the Equator is equivalent to nearly


When we consider 152 meridian on a world map or globe and count them in an eastward direction starting with Greenwich meridian (O2), we find that the time of this meridian is ?


Consider the following axioms regarding Tidal Hypothesis on origin of the earth


Consider the following factors:

1. Rotation of the Earth
2. Air pressure and wind
3. Density of ocean water
4. Revolution of the Earth

Which of the above factors influence the ocean currents?


Which of the following is/are cited by the scientists as evidence/evidences for the continued expansion of universe?

1. Detection of microwaves in space
2. Observation of red shift phenomenon in space
3. Movement of asteroids in space
4. Occurrence of supernova explosions in space

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :


Match List-I (Characteristic) with List-II (Area in which it exists) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List-I— List-II
A. Asthenosphere 1. Troposphere (lower part)
B. Inversion 2. The oceanic part of the earth
C. Lithosphere 3. Mantle of the earth (upper part)
D. Mantle 4. Solid earth
Mantle of the earth (lower part)



Which one of the following planets has largest number of natural satellites or moons ?


Assertion (A) : Venus is the brightest object in the sky after the sun.
Reason (R) : Venus is the second planet from the sun in our solar system.



Light-year measures which of the following ?


Meteorites are the heavenly bodies


The largest planet in our solar system is


We always see the same face of the moon, because


Consider the following statements