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Indian Geography MCQ Questions and Answers Page -1

1.

The summer and winter seasons in a year are caused by

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Answer : D

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2.

Which among the following planets is smaller in size than the earth

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Answer : A

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3.

Advance sunrise and delayed sunset found in the sky are due to phenomenon of

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Answer : C

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4.

The Circle of illumination divides Earth into two hemispheres knows as

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Answer : B

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5.

Which planet was named after the Roman God Zeus

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Answer : D

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6.

Which of the following is the farthest planet to the Sun

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Answer : C

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7.

Which is the closest star to earth

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Answer : B

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8.

Who discovered the solar system

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Answer : A

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9.

How many kilometers and represented by 1o of latitude

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Answer : C

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10.

The difference in the duration of day and night increases as one moves from

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Answer : D

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11.

Variation in the length of daytime and nighttime from season to season are due to

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Answer : B

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12.

What is the time taken by the Earth to complete on rotation on its imaginary axis

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Answer : C

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13.

The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through

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Answer : D

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14.

How does the Sun get its energy

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Answer : C

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15.

Eclipses occur due to which optical phenomena

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Answer : C

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16.

The Earth rotates around an axis pointing towards—

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Answer : B

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17.

Which one among the following is called terrestrial planet

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Answer : A

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18.

The twinkling of a star is due to

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Answer : D

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19.

The earth is at its maximum distance from the Sun on

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Answer : D

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20.

One degree of the circumference of the earth measures (approx)-

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Answer : B

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21.

Why do we have a leap year every four years

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Answer : C

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22.

The brightest planet is

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Answer : C

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23.

What is meant by the term “midnight sun”

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Answer : D

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24.

The earth rotate around its axis from –

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Answer : D

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25.

The inclination of the earth’s axis to the orbital plane is—

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Answer : C

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26.

The name of Saturn’s largest moon is

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Answer : C

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27.

Who discovered the first four satellites of Jupiter

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Answer : A

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28.

Which planet in our solar system is nearly as big as the earth

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Answer : C

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29.

The planet that takes 88 days to make one revolution of the sun is –

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Answer : A

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30.

Which of the following is called “Blue Planet”

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Answer : B

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31.

The outermost layer of the sun is called

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Answer : C

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32.

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

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Answer : B

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33.

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

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Answer : A

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34.

Light-year measures which of the following

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Answer : C

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35.

The largest planet in our solar system is

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Answer : B

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36.

We always see the same face of the moon, because

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Answer : C

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37.

The ‘Blue moon’ phenomenon occurs

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Answer : A

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38.

The inexhaustible sources of energy of the stars is due to

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Answer : A

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39.

We observe twinkling of stars due to

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Answer : B

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40.

Which of the following do not belong to solar system

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Answer : A

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41.

Why do we have a leap year every four years

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Answer : C

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42.

The brightest planet is

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Answer : D

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43.

What is meant by the term “midnight sun”

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Answer : D

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44.

The earth rotate around its axis from

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Answer : D

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45.

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Answer :

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