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41. What is meant by the eclipse of moon ?

  1. It is path along which the moon revolves.
  2. When the moon comes between the Sun and the Earth it cause the shadows of the moon to fall on Earth.
  3. It occurs when the Earth comes between the Sun and the moon and the centres of all three are on the same straight line.
  4. For any place; it is the average angle made by a line drawn from the moon to place and horizontal at midnight.

42. What is meant by the term midnight sun ?

  1. Twilight
  2. Rising Sun
  3. Very bright moon
  4. Sun shining in the polar circle for long time

43. What is the approximate equatorial circumference of the earth ?

  1. 30,000 km
  2. 35,000 km
  3. 40,000 km
  4. 45,000 km

44. When the sun is vertically overhead along the Tropic of Capricorn at midday

  1. Days and nights are of equal length in the Northern Hemisphere.
  2. Nights are longer than days in the Southern Hemisphere.
  3. Days and nights are of equal length at the poles.
  4. Night is equal to 24 hours of the North pole.

45. Which among the following planets is smaller in size than the Earth ?

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

46. Which is the closest star to earth ?

  1. Sirius
  2. Sun
  3. Rigel
  4. Deneb

47. Which of the following do not belong to solar system?

  1. Asteroids
  2. Comets
  3. Planets
  4. Nebulae

48. Which of the following is called Blue Planet ?

  1. Saturn
  2. Earth
  3. Jupiter
  4. Mars

49. Which of the following is the farthest planet to the Sun?

  1. Mars
  2. Jupiter
  3. Neptune
  4. Earth

50. Which of the following planets rotates clock wise ?

  1. Pluto
  2. Jupiter
  3. Venus
  4. Mercury
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