Solar System Multiple Choice Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

The place which has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December, is

(A) Moscow

(B) Melbourne

(C) Madrid

(D) Madras

Ans: B

Melbourne

Question: 2

The approximate diameter of the earth is

(A) 4,200 Km

(B) 6,400 Km

(C) 12,800 Km

(D) 15,600 Km

Ans: C

12,800 Km

Question: 3

Seasonal variation is the least

(A) At the Equator

(B) In the Arctic circle

(C) In the Tropic of cancer

(D) At 45°N latitude

Ans: B

In the Arctic circle

Question: 4

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

(A) September 23rd

(B) June 21st

(C) March 21st

(D) July 4th

Ans: D

July 4th

Question: 5

Only one side of the moon is ever seen from the earth because

(A) The periods of rotation and revolution of the moon are equal

(B) The moon does not rotate

(C) Only one side reflects light

(D) The moon is at perigee

Ans: A

The periods of rotation and revolution of the moon are equal

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