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31. The shortest day in Australia will be on

  1. 21-Jun
  2. 22-Dec
  3. 23-Sep
  4. 21-Mar

32. The south pole experiences continuous light at

  1. Summer solstice
  2. Winter Solstice
  3. Veinal equinox
  4. no time

33. The Sun reaches its maximum angular distance from the equator at the

  1. Zenith
  2. Solstice
  3. Equinox
  4. Noontime

34. The term syzygy is referred to when the

  1. Earth is at perihelion and moon at perigee
  2. Earth is at apehelion and moon at apogee
  3. Moon and Sun are at right angles with reference to the earth.
  4. Moon, Sun and Earth lie along a straight line

35. The total surface area of earth is

  1. 510 million sq. km.
  2. 610 million sq. km
  3. 710 million sq. km
  4. 810 million sq. km

36. The word used to describe the shape of earth is

  1. Flat
  2. Circle
  3. Sphere
  4. Oblate Spheroid

37. Tides in the sea have stored in them

  1. Hydraulic energy
  2. Kinetic energy
  3. Gravitational potential energy
  4. a combination of all the above three forms of energy

38. Titan is the largest natural satellite of planet

  1. Mercury
  2. Venus
  3. Saturn
  4. Neptune

39. We always see the same face of the moon, because

  1. It is smaller than the earth
  2. It revolves on its axis in a direction opposite to that of the earth
  3. It takes equal time for revolution around the earth and rotation on its own axis
  4. It rotates at the same speed as the earth around the sun

40. What can be the maximum duration of totality for a solar eclipse ?

  1. 12.5 minutes
  2. 7 minutes 40 seconds
  3. 1 hour 40 seconds
  4. There is no maximum duration.
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