World Geography MCQ-152

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If a solar eclipse occurs when Moon is quite far from the Earth, the eclipse would be likely to be

 
 
 
 

Match List I with List il and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I(Planets) — List Il (Satellites)
A. Mars 1. Tethys
B. Jupiter 2. Deimos
C. Saturn 3. Europa
D. Uranus 4. Titania
Codes
ABCD

 
 
 
 

What can be the maximum duration of totality for a solar eclipse?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

An eclipse of the Sun, take place?

 
 
 
 

Which comet appears every 76 years?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following do not belong to Solar System?

 
 
 
 

Match List I (Scholars) with List II (Hypotheses) regarding origin of the Earth and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I
A. Jeans and Jeffreys
B. Chamberlin and Moultion
C. Kant and Laplace
D. Hoyle and Littleton
List II
SupernovaHypothesis
NebularHypothesis
CollisionHypothesis
TidalHypothesis
Hypothesis
Codes
ABCD

 
 
 
 

Light from the nearest star reaches the Earth in?

 
 
 
 

Which one among the following is called terrestrial planet?

 
 
 
 

During the recent Venus transit (June 2012), the planet appeared as a tiny black circle moving on the Sun. The black colour on the Sun is because the planet ”

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) The planet Neptune appears blue in colour.
Reason (R) The presence of methane gas in the atmosphere of Neptune is responsible for its colour.

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) Comets revolve round the Sun only in long elliptical orbits.
Reason (R) A comet develops a tail when it gets close to the Sun.

 
 
 
 

In the interior of the Earth ?

 
 
 
 

In the structure of planet Earth, below the mantle, the core is mainly made up of which one of the following?

 
 
 
 

In which of the following situations, a cone of depression forms in relation to an aquifer?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following, are two features, typical of areas of karst topography?

 
 
 
 

When water is pumped from wells in some coastal areas, a problem arises known as

 
 
 
 

Which is the second most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust?

 
 
 
 

The monster earthquake-cum-tsunami which hit Japan on 11 March, 2011 has moved the country’s main island, Honshu, by about

 
 
 
 

Identify the correct statement

 
 
 
 

Earthquake is caused by

 
 
 
 

Epicentre is concerned with

 
 
 
 

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I (Landform) — List II(Agent of Erosion/Deposition)
A. Inselbergs 1. River
B. Stalagmite 2. Glacier
C. Delta 3. Underground water
D. Moraines 4. Wind
Codes
ABCD

 
 
 
 

A pyramid-shaped peak known as a horn forms