World Geography MCQ-178

World Geography MCQ Quiz for PSU, CDS, UPSC, DelhiPolice, MPPSC, NDA, RRB, SSC Exams



A storm of hot atoms which dissipates from the photosphere of the Sun, overcomes its gravity and goes into the outer space, is known as

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. The part of the Sun that we can see is known as Photosphere.
2. The outer most part of the Sun, which is visible only at the time of a solar eclipse, is known as Corona.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

The only planet whose period of rotation is longer than the period of revolution around the Sun is

 
 
 
 

Which of the following planets is called as the Red Planet due to its red appearance?

 
 
 
 

Which among the following planets is tilted at 230 in the same way as the Earth, so experiences four seasons as Earth?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. When the Sun, the Earth and the Moon are aligned in a straight line, the position is referred to as SYZYGY.
2. When the Sun and Moon are in straight line, it results in Spring Tide.
3. When the Sun and moon are in rightangle, it results in Neap Tide.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

The Galilean moons (lo, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto) are the satellites of which of the following planets?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following planets is tilted at 900, so it almost rolls around the Sun and hence it is also called as ‘Lying planet’?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following statements about Great Circles are true?
1. Great Circle is an imaginary circle which divides the earth into two equal hemispheres.
2. Equator is the only Great Circle which can be drawn on the Earth’s surface.
3. An arc of a great Circle on the surface of the Earth marks the shortest distance between two points on the Earth.
Choose the right answer from the options given below

 
 
 
 

Time taken by the Sun’s light to reach Earth

 
 
 
 

The tallest mountain on Earth from base to peak is

 
 
 
 

Which one of the planets is known as ‘morning star’ as well as ‘evening star’ because it is the first to appear in the evening and that last to disappear in the morning?

 
 
 
 

The surface temperature of the Sun is nearly

 
 
 
 

If the Earth’s axis were perpendicular to the plane of its orbit, which one among the following would not have happened?

 
 
 
 

What is International Date Line?

 
 
 
 

The latitude is the angular distance of a point of the Earth’s surface, North or South of the equator as measured from the

 
 
 
 

On the day the Sun is nearest to the Earth, the Earth is said to be in?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. The vernal equinox falls on March
2. On equinox, the Sun is directly overhead at the equator.
3. The changes in the day length on equinox result from the changes in the tilt of the Earth with respect to the Sun.
which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. The Earth’s rotation axis is not at 90 0 to its orbital plane,
2. The Earth’s rotation axis is inclined at
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1 International Date Line is drawn zigzag to avoid landmass.
2. international Date Line is 180 0 West as 180 0 East of Greenwich.
3. A ship sailing Westward from Greenwich when crossing International Date line would put back the date by a day.
Which of the statements given above is/are .correct?

 
 
 
 

Which among the following planets is smaller in size than the Earth?

 
 
 
 

If there are four places on the same meridian 500 km apart and the local time at one place is 00 noon, what will be the time at the three other places?

 
 
 
 

How much of a time period 15 0 of longitudes account for?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following is not correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

Which one of the following is different in local time between the places located at 165 0 East and 165 0 West?