Top 100+ Earth Quiz Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

Heat received by earth from the Sun is known as

(A) Thermal radiation

(B) Solar radiation

(C) Solar heat

(D) Insolation

Ans: D


Question: 2

The seasonal contrasts are maximum in

(A) High latitudes

(B) Low latitudes

(C) Mid latitudes

(D) Sub tropics

Ans: C

Mid latitudes

Question: 3

Which one of the following aptly describes the generalized shape of the continents?

(A) Triangular

(B) Circular

(C) Hexagonal

(D) Rectangular

Ans: A


Question: 4

Geostationary orbit is a height of

(A) 6 Km

(B) 1000 Km

(C) 3600 Km

(D) 36000 Km

Ans: D

36000 Km

Question: 5

The approximate surface temperature on the sunlit side of the earth is

(A) 0°C

(B) 17°C

(C) 23°C

(D) 31°C

Ans: B


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