NTA UGC-NET Environment Questions (Part 8 of 14)

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  1. A lunar eclipse occurs when

    1. Sun, Moon and Earth are not in the same line

    2. Earth comes between the Sun and t he Moon

    3. Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth

    4. Sun comes between the Earth and the


    Answer: b

  2. The sky appears blue because

    1. It is actually blue

    2. The atmosphere scatters blue light more than the others

    3. All colours interfere to produce blue

    4. In white light. Blue colour dominates

    Answer: b

  3. International Date Line passes through

    1. 0° Greenwich

    2. 180 Greenwich

    3. 90° Greenwich

    4. 270 Greenwich

    Answer: b

  4. Port Blair is situated in

    1. North Anclaman

    2. South Andaman

    3. Middle Andaman

    4. Little Andaman

    Answer: b

  5. Which of the following passes through Lnrna?

    1. Tropic of Capricorn

    2. Tropic of Cancer

    3. Equator

    4. 0° Longitude

    Answer: b

  6. At the Equator, the duration of a day is

    1. 10 hrs

    2. 12 hrs

    3. 14 hrs

    4. 16 hrs

    Answer: b

  7. Suez navigati on ca nal links up Mediterranean Sea with the

    1. Atlantic Ocean

    2. Pacific Ocean

    3. North Sea

    4. Red Sea

    Answer: d

  8. Teak and Sal are the principal trees in the forests known as

    1. Tropical moist evergreen

    2. Dry deciduous

    3. Tropical moist deciduous

    4. Dry evergreen

    Answer: c

  9. When a ship crosses the International Date Line from west to East

    1. It loses one day

    2. It gains one day

    3. It loses half-a day

    4. It gains half a day

    Answer: a

  10. Siachen is

    1. Limiting glacier zone between India and Pakistan

    2. Limiting desert zone between India and Pakistan

    3. Limiting zone between China lind Pakistan

    4. Limiting zone between India

    Answer: c


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