Earth Science MCQs (Part 10 of 21)

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  1. Ritcher scale measures

    1. ocean depth

    2. earthquake intensity

    3. wind intensity

    4. extent of soil erosion

    Answer: b

  2. Minor planets that revolve round the sun between the orbits or Mars and Mercury are known as

    1. Satellites

    2. Meteors

    3. Comets

    4. Asteroids

    Answer: d

  3. The most important cause of soil erosion is

    1. overgrazing

    2. deforestation

    3. wind

    4. rain

    Answer: d

  4. Which of the statement is wrong?

    1. When winds are moisture laden, cloudy weather is not probable and pecipitation may not occur

    2. When the winds blow from warmer regions, temperature rise

    3. When winds are dry, sky is clear and there is no rain

    4. When the winds corne from colder areas temperature fall

    Answer: a

  5. The largest island of the world is

    1. Great Britain

    2. Greenland

    3. New Guinea

    4. Medagascar

    Answer: b

  6. Which of the following cities is situated on the bank of River Tiber?

    1. Beslin

    2. Rome

    3. Mexico city

    4. Tokyo

    Answer: b

  7. Which country is named as ‘The Cockpit of Europe’

    1. Austria

    2. Canada

    3. Belgium

    4. Gennany

    Answer: c

  8. Igneous rocks are fonned

    1. through earthquake

    2. by the falling of the mountains

    3. by the cooling of the hot masses of the earth

    4. none of the above

    Answer: c

  9. The last stage of flowing rivers is

    1. when the rivers flow throLigh the mountains

    2. when the rivers move upon the plain

    3. when the rivers deposit mud

    4. none of the above

    Answer: c

  10. One ninth of mass of glacier's icebergs is available at

    1. above the sealevel

    2. below the sea level

    3. equal to sea leval

    4. none of the above

    Answer: a

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