Earth Science MCQs (Part 7 of 21)

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  1. The submerged part of the land which is adjoining the continent and is not more than 600 ft deep is called

    1. coral island

    2. continental island

    3. continental shelf

    4. none of the above

    Answer: c

  2. Climate of a particular place is detennined by

    1. vegetation

    2. the people living over there

    Answer: c

  3. Air water vapour condense on the particles floating in the air. This is caPed

    1. dew

    2. fog

    3. cloud

    4. none of tlle above

    Answer: a

  4. The mean distance of the earth from the sun is

    1. 5000 miles

    2. 30000 miles

    3. 25000 miles

    4. 20000 miles

    Answer: c

  5. Thw longest day is on

    1. 21st March

    2. 21st April

    3. 21st June

    4. 1st August

    Answer: c

  6. Sidereal day is the time during which

    1. the earth completes revolution

    2. moon revolves around the earth

    3. em1h makes a complete revolution on its axis

    4. none of the above

    Answer: c

  7. Imaginary line joining two poler, that cut. The equator at right angles is called

    1. meridian

    2. longitude

    3. latitude

    4. none of the above

    Answer: a

  8. The outer layer of the surface about 12.5 kilometer above the earlh is called

    1. Hemisphere

    2. Biosphr: Re

    3. Stratosphere

    4. Ionosphere

    Answer: c

  9. An igneous rock having no traces of crystalline grains, is known as

    1. hetrocrystalline

    2. holocrystalline

    3. holohyaline

    4. hemicrystalline

    Answer: c

  10. The essential constituent of igneous rock il:

    1. sulphur

    2. carbon

    3. calcium

    4. silica

    Answer: d

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