Earth Science MCQs (Part 8 of 21)

  1. Tides in the ocean are caused by

    1. Perihelion

    2. Solstice

    3. Aphelion

    4. Equinox

    Answer: c

  2. Rainfall of a particular place depends upon

    1. direction of mountains

    2. intensity of summer

    3. evaporation of sea water

    4. none ofthe above

    Answer: a

  3. Tundras are desert lands in the Arctic and Antarctic regions and there is

    1. no snow

    2. very good vegetation

    3. non-vegetation

    4. none of the above

    Answer: c

  4. The imaginary line around which the earth rotates is called

    1. equator

    2. south pole

    3. axis

    4. none of the above

    Answer: c

  5. Solar year is the interval of time between two successive evolution ofthe

    1. moon to the fixed point of axis

    2. earth to the fIXed point of axis

    3. sun to fixed point of axis

    4. none of the above

    Answer: c

  6. Elevated land rising 450 m to 600 m at sea levelis called

    1. hinterland

    2. high land

    3. plateau

    4. none of the above

    Answer: c

  7. The winds blowing from 30° to 60° north and south of the equator are called

    1. trade winds

    2. monsoon

    3. westerlies

    4. none of the abvoe

    Answer: c

  8. The light which comes from stars tells us about their

    1. density

    2. size

    3. mass

    4. rotational speed

    Answer: d

  9. Makarana marble is equivalent to

    1. lower dharwar

    2. middle dharwar

    3. upper dharwar

    4. all of the above

    Answer: c

  10. The largest amount of sediments are depsoited

    1. on river beds

    2. on the ocean floor

    3. by glaciers

    4. none of the above

    Answer: b