# General knowledge(GK)/Earth Multiple Choice Questions Sample Test,Sample questions

## Question:

1.Along the Equator

2.At the North Pole

3. Along the Tropic of Cancer

4.Along the Arctic Circle

1.7:30 am

2.9:00 am

3.1:30 pm

4.12:00 Noon

## Question: ``` Latitude and longitude both ________ ```

1.Pass through poles

2. Run parallel to the equator

3.Run parallel to each other

4.Run perpendicular to each other

1.8 min.

2.4 min.

3.2 min.

4.6 min.

## Question: ``` The region which is resistant to the transformation of macro structure, is called? ```

1.Firm structure

2.Ancient structure

3.Tectonic plate

4.Shield

1.Zenith

2.Solstice

3.Equinox

4.Noontime

## Question: ` Which one of the following would have occurred if the earth had not been inclined on its own axis?`

1.All the seasons would have been of same duration

2. The seasons would not have changed

3.The summers would have been of longer duration

4.The winters would have been of longer duration

1.Sun

2.Alpha Centauri

3.Pole star

4.Chitra

1.4.56 p.m.

2.4.56 a.m

3. 7.04 p.m.

4.7.04 a.m.

## Question: ```A radio broadcast from Delhi on Monday at 7.30 p.m. is heard at New York on ________ ```

1.Tuesday at 8.35 p.m.

2.The same day at 7.30 p.m.

3.The same day at 7:30 a.m.

4.Sunday at 8.35 p.m.

## Question: `At 12 noon of December 21, you observe that you cast no shadow as you stand in bright sunlight. So you must be, somewhere near _____`

1.The Arctic Circle

2.The Tropic of Cancer

3.The Tropic of Capricorn

4.The South Pole

## Question: `Earth is revolving around the sun`

1.Earth is revolving around the sun

2.Earth is inclined towards its orbital plane

3.Earth is rotating

4.None of these

1.15Â°

2.30Â°

3.45Â°

4.60Â°

1.6 km

2.1000 km C.

3.3600 km

4.36000 km

## Question: ```How old is Earth, It is decided by which of the following processes? ```

1.Geologic Time Scale

3.Gravity Method

4.Fossil Dating

1.06.30 hrs

2.05.30 hrs

3.18.30 hrs

4.17.30 hrs

## Question: ```Insolation heats up the land masses more quickly than the water bodies because ________ ```

1.Water is liquid

2.Landmasses are solid

3. Water needs more energy to get warm

4.Rocks are bad conductors of heat

1.Zero hrs.

2.12 hrs.

3.18 hrs.

4.24 hrs.

1.22 km

2.36 km

3.41 km

4.53 km

## Question: `Study the following diagram and say which of the given statements is not correct regarding it ____`

1.It shows the earthâ€™s orbital position on 21st June

2. All parallels in the northern hemisphere have days equal to nights

3. There is continuous day north of the Arctic Circle

4.South of the equator the length of the day decreases with increasing latitude

## Question: ```The difference in the duration of day and night increases as one moves from ________ ```

1.West to east

2.East and west of the prime meridian

3.Poles to equator

4.Equator to poles

1.January

2.March

3.June

4.September

1.1 only

2.1 and 2

3.3 only

4.1 2 and 3

1.June 21st

2.January 3rd

3.July 4th

4.September 23rd

## Question: ```The International Date Line passes through ________ ```

1.Bering strait

2.Gibraltar strait

3.Florida strait

4.Malacca strait

## Question: ```The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the plane of ```

1.Axis of the Earth

2.Equator

3.North pole

4.South pole

## Question: ```The light of Sun takes how much time to reach to Earth ```

1.8 hours 20 seconds

2.8 minutes 20 seconds

3.8 seconds

4.20 seconds

## Question: ```The longest circle which can be drawn on the earthâ€™s surface passes through ________ ```

1.Equator

2.Tropic of Cancer

3.Arctic Circle

4.Tropic of Capricorn

1.Relief Map

2.Area Map

3.Thematic Map

4.Geographic Map

1. Perihelion

2.Apihelion

3.Apigee

4.Perigee

## Question: ```The position of the sun is annually twice overhead at Singapore because of the ________ ```

1.Rotation of the earth B.

2.Revolution of the earth

3. Elliptical path of the earthâ€™s orbit

4.Parallelism of inclined axis of the earth

1. 1 2 and 3

2. 1 2 3 and 4

3.1 2 and 4

4.. 2 3 and 4

1.Cartography

2.Geography

3.Topology

4.Geology

1. Low latitudes

2.Mid-latitudes

3.Sub tropics

4.High latitudes

## Question: ```The Sun shines vertically on the equator ________ ```

1.Throughout the year

2. For six months

3.Twice a year

4.Once a year

1.27Â° East

2.27Â° West

3. 30Â° East

4.30Â° West

## Question: `Tides in the sea have stored in them _____`

1.Hydraulic energy

2.Kinetic energy

3. Gravitational potential energy

4.A combination of all the above three forms of energy

1.30000 Km

2.35000 Km

3.40000 Km

4.45000 Km

1.2 minutes

2.4 minutes

3.6 minutes

4.8 minutes

## Question: ```What is the name of the maps, natural and manmade, portray the large forms? ```

1.Thematic Maps

2.Atlas Maps

3.Graffito

4.Topographic Maps

1.0.47

2.0.51

3. 0.66

4.0.87

1.4.00 P.M

2. 8.00

3.M.

4.12.00 E.M.

## Question: ```Which among the following statments is true regarding International Date Line? ```

1.It is 180Â° Longitude

2.It is a straight line

3.It is a big circle

4.It is a curved line beyond Earth

1.1 only

2.2 only

3.1 2 and 3

4.1 3 and 4

## Question: ```Which of the following is the International Date line? ```

1. Equator

2.0Â° longitude

3.90Â° eastern longitude

4.180Â° longitude

1.0Â° Meridian

2.180Â° E-W

3.90Â° E

4.All are equal

1.1 2 3 and 4

2. 1 2 and 4

3.1 and 3

4.1 and 4

## Question: `Which one of the following is not the effect of the revolution of the Earth.`

1.Change of seasons

2. Length of days and nights

3.Determination of latitudes

4.Change in the direction of winds and ocean currents

## Question: `Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given continents in the decreasing order of their percentage of Earthâ€™s land?`

1.North America â€“ Africa â€“ South America â€“ Europe

2.Africa â€“ North America â€“ South America â€“ Europe

3.North America â€“ Africa â€“ Europe â€“ South America

4.Africa â€“ North America â€“ Europe â€“ South America

1.Alfred Wegener

2.Alfred Worwick

3.Alfred Hanks

4.Alfred Mane

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