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1. Which of the following is the correct sequence of planets in order of their distances from the sun?

1. Jupiter                       2. Uranus                      3. Saturn                       4. Neptune

a) 3, 1, 2, 4                   b) 3, 1, 4, 2                   c) 1, 3, 4, 2                   d) 1, 3, 2, 4

Ans:     D

2. Which of the following is/are the direct sources of information about the Earth’s interior?

  1. Earthquake wave                   2. Volcano
  2. Gravitational force                 4. Earth magnetism

Choose the correct answer from the codes provided below.

a) 1 and 2 only               b) 2 only           c) 3 and 4 only               d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Ans:     A

3. The cup-shaped mouth of the volcano is:

a) Crater              b) Cinder cone              c) Focus                 d) Epicenter

Ans:     A

4.  An earthquake is also known as

a) Temper            b) Teacher           c) Tremor          d) None of these

Ans:     C

5. Match List – I with List – II and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

List – I                          List – II

(Continent)                   (Desert)

  1. Asia                         1. Atacama
  2. Africa                       2. Mojave
  3. North America         3. Kalahari
  4. South America         4. Gobi

            A         B          C          D

a)         4          2          3          1

b)         1          3          2          4

c)         4          3          2          1

d)         1          2          3          4

Ans:     C

6. Rift Valley is formed-

a) Between two anticlines

b) Between two faults

c) Due to volcanic eruption

d) Erosion of synclinal basin

Ans:     B

7. Which of the following statements is not correct?

a) Atmospheric pressure on the earth’s surface is uniform.

b) Sub-tropical high-pressure belts are also called the horse latitudes.

c) The equatorial low-pressure belt is also called the Doldrums.

d) None of the above.

Ans:     A

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