Earth MCQs with Answers

Here is the list of Earth MCQs under General Knowledge MCQs with answers for the Preparation of Competitive Exams in FPSC, PPSC, SPSC, KPPSC, CSS, PMS, NTS, ISSB, LAT, etc. These General Knowledge MCQs will help you to secure maximum marks in upcoming academic as well as competitive exams in Pakistan

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Earth MCQs with Answers

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1. The earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion) on ________
A. June 21st
B. January 3rd
C. July 4th
D. September 23rd
Answer: Option C

2. The seasonal contrasts are maximum in ________
A. Low latitudes
B. Mid-latitudes
C. Sub tropics
D. High latitudes
Answer: Option B

3. Geostationary orbit is at a height of ________
A. 6 km
B. 1000 km
C. 3600 km
D. 36000 km
Answer: Option D

4. A radio broadcast from Delhi on Monday at 7.30 p.m. is heard at New York on ________
A. Tuesday at 8.35 p.m.
B. The same day at 7.30 p.m.
C. The same day at 7:30 a.m.
D. Sunday at 8.35 p.m.
Answer: Option C

5. The position of the sun is annually twice overhead at Singapore because of the ________
A. Rotation of the earth
B. Revolution of the earth
C. Elliptical path of the earth’s orbit
D. Parallelism of inclined axis of the earth
Answer: Option D

6. The light of Sun takes how much time to reach to Earth
A. 8 hours 20 seconds
B. 8 minutes 20 seconds
C. 8 seconds
D. 20 seconds
Answer: Option B

7. Who proposed Continental drift theory?
A. Alfred Wegener
B. Alfred Worwick
C. Alfred Hanks
D. Alfred Mane
Answer: Option A

8. The region which is resistant to the transformation of macro structure, is called?
A. Firm structure
B. Ancient structure
C. Tectonic plate
D. Shield
Answer: Option D

9. Study the following diagram and say which of the given statements is not correct regarding it ________
A. It shows the earth’s orbital position on 21st June
B. All parallels in the northern hemisphere have days equal to nights
C. There is continuous day north of the Arctic Circle
D. South of the equator the length of the day decreases with increasing latitude
Answer: Option B

10. What percentage of insolation is received by the earth’s surface?
A. 0.47
B. 0.51
C. 0.66
D. 0.87
Answer: Option A

11. For a time difference of two hours, the longitudinal distance will be equal to ________.
A. 15°
B. 30°
C. 45°
D. 60°
Answer: Option B

12. When it is 12 noon at Greenwich, what is the time at New York (74° W) ?
A. 4.56 p.m.
B. 4.56 a.m.
C. 7.04 p.m.
D. 7.04 a.m.
Answer: Option D

13. What is the difference between the Local time and Greenwich time one degree longitude?
A. 2 minutes
B. 4 minutes
C. 6 minutes
D. 8 minutes
Answer: Option B

14. The distance between the earth and the sun is smallest in the month of ________
A. January
B. March
C. June
D. September
Answer: Option A

15. Which one of the following would have occurred if the earth had not been inclined on its own axis?
A. All the seasons would have been of same duration
B. The seasons would not have changed
C. The summers would have been of longer duration
D. The winters would have been of longer duration
Answer: Option B

16. Insolation heats up the land masses more quickly than the water bodies because ________
A. Water is liquid
B. Landmasses are solid
C. Water needs more energy to get warm
D. Rocks are bad conductors of heat
Answer: Option C

17. Which of these statements are correct? ,1. Prime Meridian passes through Greenwich and is at 0° Longitude.,2. International Date Line, on the map appears as a straight line along 180° Longitude.,3. While crossing International Date Line from east to west, one gains a day.,4. Tropic of Cancer lies at Latitude.
A. 1 2 3 and 4
B. 1 2 and 4
C. 1 and 3
D. 1 and 4
Answer: Option D

18. The sun reaches its maximum angular distance from the equator at the ________
A. Zenith
B. Solstice
C. Equinox
D. Noontime
Answer: Option B

19. If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (45°E)?
A. 7:30 am
B. 9:00 am
C. 1:30 pm
D. 12:00 Noon
Answer: Option C

20. If the earth’s direction of rotation is reversed, what would be the IST when it is noon at the International Date Line?
A. 06.30 hrs
B. 05.30 hrs
C. 18.30 hrs
D. 17.30 hrs
Answer: Option A

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