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Q1. The following diagram shows the positions of the Earth on a particular day A, B, C, D and E are locations on the Earth. Which of the following locations will experience the longest hours of daylight?
Q2. If Ahmedabad is situated at 72° 30’ longitudes, what would be the local time of Ahmedabad if it is 8:00 am Indian Standard Time?
(a) 7:00 am
(b) 8:40 am
(c) 8:00 am
(d) 7:20 am
Q3. Match the latitude/longitude with the name and select the correct alternative accordingly.
A B C D
(a) I II III IV
(b) III IV I II
(c) III II IV I
(d) II III IV I
Q4. The city of St. Louis in 90° to the West of London. So, sunrise at London will be
(a) six hours later than St. Louis
(b) six hours earlier than at St. Louis
(c) three hours later than at St. Louis
(d) three hours earlier than at St. Louis
Q5. If the plane of the Earth’s orbit was at right angles to its axis, so that the circle of illumination passes through the poles, which of the following will not occur?
(a) Nights will be longer than days
(b) There will be no change of seasons
(c) Days and nights will be equal throughout the year
(d) The North Pole will always be in the dark
Q6. Which of the following sequences of atmospheric layers is correct, starting from the Earth’s surface?
(a) Stratosphere, ionosphere, tropopause, troposphere
(b) lonosphere, stratosphere, troposphere, tropopause
(c) troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, ionosphere
(d) Tropopause, troposphere, lonosphere, Stratosphere
Q7. The longitudinal, transverse and surface waves in an earthquake originate from
(a) the focus on the surface of the Earth
(b) the focus within the body of the Earth
(c) the epicenter within the body of the Earth
(d) the epicenter on the surface of the Earth
Q8. Of the three layers of the Earth, which of the alternatives gives the correct order of thickness of the layers, starting from the thickest?
(a) Core, mantle, crust
(b) Core, crust, mantle
(c) Mantle, core, crust
(d) Mantle, crust, core
Q9. Earthquakes occur because
(a) high pressure winds blow
(b) magna inside the Earth comes out
(c) there is a tsunami in the ocean, causing the Earth’s crust to move
(d) plates of the lithosphere move, causing the Earth’s surface to vibrate
Q10. How much water in the Earth’s hydrosphere is fresh (i.e., not salty) water?
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