UPSC Level 2 Geography Pre Quiz #35




#1 Consider the following statements: 1. The Earth receives the Sun’s energy at the infrared end of the spectrum. 2. The Earth re-radiates the Sun’s heat as ultraviolet energy. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#2 The inexhaustible source of energy of the stars is due to ?

#3 The powerful experiment that took place recently to study the earth’s conditions just after the big bang is known as:

#4 Which two planets rotate in a clock-wise direction around the sun?

#5 Which of the following statements about Venus is/are true 1. Venus is the brightest object in the sky after the sun and the moon. 2. The atmosphere of Venus is mostly CO2 making it the hottest planet of our solar system. 3. It has a strong magnetic field and very dense atmosphere. 4. It spins in clock-wise direction. Choose the correct option:

#6 Equator is ?

#7 The different phases of moon are caused by ?

#8 The Earth is divided into time zones for the purpose of ?

#9 Which of the following is not an effect produced by rotation of earth? 1. All heavenly bodies like sun, moon and planets appears to move from East to West. 2. Winds change their directions. 3. Poles have days and nights of 6 months duration. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#10 Which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. All meridians of longitude are of the same length. 2. All parallels of longitude are the same length. 3. The Prime Meridian is the longest meridian 4. The Equator is the longest parallel to latitude. Choose the correct option:


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