September 29, 2023
The Milky Way Galaxy was first observed by
  • (A) Galileo
  • (B) Maarten Schmidt
  • (C) Marconi
  • (D) Newton
Pulsars are
  • (A) Stars moving towards the Earth
  • (B) Stars moving away from Earth
  • (C) Rapidly spinning stars
  • (D) High temperature stars
The darkest portion of the shadow cast during an eclipse is
  • (A) Corona
  • (B) Umbra
  • (C) Penumbra
  • (D) Black hole
When does the sun shine vertically on the Equator ?
  • (A) Throughout the year
  • (B) For six months
  • (C) Twice a year
  • (D) Once a year
Dolomite is a/an
  • (A) Sedimentary rock
  • (B) Plutonic rock
  • (C) Igneous rock
  • (D) Metamorphic rock
The acceleration due to gravity at the equator
  • (A) Is less than that at the poles
  • (B) Is greater than that at the poles
  • (C) Is equal to that at the poles
  • (D) Does not depend on the earth’s centripetal acceleration
What percentage of world’s freshwater is stored as glacial ice ?
  • (A) 50%
  • (B) 60%
  • (C) 70%
  • (D) 30%
Hanging Valley is very common in
  • (A) High mountains
  • (B) Sub-Arctic region
  • (C) Glaciated areas
  • (D) Coastal belt
Obsidian, Andesite, Gabbro and Peridotite are :
  • (A) Metamorphic rocks
  • (B) Intrusive Igneous rocks
  • (C) Sedimentary rocks
  • (D) Igneous rocks
Widening of a river valley takes place due to
  • (A) Corrosion
  • (B) Lateral erosion
  • (C) Corrasion
  • (D) Hydraulic action
Why is the South Pole colder than the North Pole ?
  • (A) High altitude
  • (B) More rainfall
  • (C) Strong winds
  • (D) Away from the sun
Lower Orr Dam, Bina Complex Project, and Kotha Barrage are being constructed on which of the following project?
  • (A) Kosi-Ghaghra Link
  • (B) Sarda-Yamuna Link
  • (C) Ken-Betwa Link
  • (D) Rajasthan-Sabarmati Link.
Lamu Archipelago was recently in news belongs to which of the given country?
  • (A) Kenya
  • (B) Maldives
  • (C) Philippines
  • (D) None of these
Magnetic Meridian is a
  • (A) Line parallel to the equator of the Earth
  • (B) Latitude
  • (C) Line joining the geographic north and geographic south of Earth
  • (D) Plane passing through the magnetic north and magnetic south of Earth
Tropic of Capricorn passes through which of the following countries in the South America?
1) Brazil
2) Chile
3) Paraguay
4) Uruguay
Which of the following statement/s are correct:
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (D) All of the above

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