Geography general knowledge QUIZ. Can you pass it?

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Geography general knowledge

Geography general knowledge. Do you know what ‘Sidereal Day’ is? If you think you do, test yourself in our quiz. Are you ready? Do you think you can answer all 15 questions correctly? Are you sure? Don’t hesitate then. Click on “Let’s play” button and… LET’S PLAY!

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  • Question of

    Geostationary orbit is at a height of:

    • 6 km
    • 1000 km
    • 3600 km
    • 36,000 km
  • Question of

    Owing to the equatorial bulge and the polar flattening, the polar radius of the earth falls short of the equatorial radius by about:

    • 22 km
    • 36 km
    • 41 km
    • 53 km
  • Question of

    The earth is at the least distance from the sun (Perihelion) on:

    • December 22nd
    • January 3rd
    • July 4th
    • June 21st
  • Question of

    The earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion) on:

    • June 21st
    • January 3rd
    • July 4th
    • September 23rd
  • Question of

    Which part of the earth’s surface receives the highest amount of insolation?

    • Tropical deserts
    • Equatorial region
    • Savanna region
    • No such criteria
  • Question of

    Which of the following best describes longitude?

    • An imaginary line joining north and south poles
    • The distance between a place east or west of the Greenwich Meridian
    • The angular distance east or west of the Greenwich meridian
    • The position of a place on earth’s surface with reference to the Prime Meridian
  • Question of

    The core of the Earth is made up of:

    • mainly of iron in the liquid form
    • mainly of nickel in the liquid form
    • both iron and silica in the liquid form
    • both iron and magnesium in the plastic state
  • Question of

    Which one of the following is not the effect of the revolution of the Earth.

    • Change of seasons
    • length of days and nights
    • Determination of latitudes
    • Change in the direction of winds and ocean currents
  • Question of

    Latitude and longitude both:

    • pass through poles
    • run parallel to the equator
    • run parallel to each other
    • run perpendicular to each other
  • Question of

    The point in the orbit of a moon that is farthest from the Earth and at which the moon’s velocity is at a minimum, the known as:

    • Apehelion
    • Apigee
    • Umbra
    • Perihelion
  • Question of

    Which of the following is not an effect produced by rotation of earth?

    • It causes days and nights
    • All heavenly bodies like sun, moon, planets appear to move from East to West
    • Winds change their directions
    • Poles have days and nights of 6 months duration
  • Question of

    What is ‘Sidereal Day’?

    • The day on which the duration of sunshine is the maximum
    • The day on which the duration of sunshine and darkness are equal
    • The time during which the earth makes a complete rotation on its axis in respect of the fixed stars
    • The day on which the sun reaches its maximum distance from the equator
  • Question of

    The distance between the earth and the sun is smallest in the month of:

    • January
    • March
    • June
    • September
  • Question of

    Antipodes are:

    • lines joining places having a time difference of 12 hours
    • places diametrically opposite on earth’s surface
    • places located at a point where degree of latitude is equal to degree of longitude
    • lines joining places having the same depths
  • Question of

    Which of the following pairs of metals are supposed to constitute the internal core of the earth?

    • Chromium and Iron
    • Magnesium and Lead
    • Iron and Copper
    • Nickel and Iron

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