General Geography MCQs Page-5

41) The speed of rotation of the earth is the highest _________
(A) Along the Equator
(B) Along the Tropic of Cancer
(C) Along the Arctic Circle
(D) At the North Pole

42) 'Flash Point' term is related with the __________
(A) Study of water
(B) Study of climate
(C) Study of Dew drops
(D) Study of rocks

43) About 50% of the world population is concentrated between the latitudes of __________
(A) 5°N and 20°N
(B) 20°N and 40°N
(C) 40°N and 60°N
(D) 20°S and 40°S

44) The time at any point on the earth's surface calculated when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky is known as
(A) Local time
(B) Sidereal time
(C) Solar time
(D) Standard time

45) What will be the time at a place situated at 70° W when it is 4 p.m at a place situated at 35' E?
(A) 5 p.m
(B) 8 p.m
(C) 11 a.m
(D) 9 a.m

46) When the local time is 12.00 noon and the time at Greenwich Meridian is 8.00 a.m the local longitude is ________
(A) 60° east
(B) 60° west
(C) 45° west
(D) 45° east

47) The earth revolves around the sun in orbit by approximately
(A) 5° per day
(B) 2° per day
(C) 1° per day
(D) 3° per day

48) In the troposphere, the normal lapse rate, i-e, the decrease in temperature with height is of the order of _________
(A) 1°C for 155 metres
(B) 1°C for 160 metres
(C) 1°C for 165 metres
(D) 1°C for 170 metres

49) One degree of longitude on the equator is equal to a distance of _____
(A) 66 km
(B) 80 km
(C) 55 km
(D) 112 km

50) In which of the following positions does the Earth revolve at a faster rate around the Sun?
(A) Summer Solstice
(B) Winter Solstice
(C) Autumnal Equinox
(D) Vernal Equinox

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