Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | Geography Questions For SSC CGL: Day 86

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Q1. What is the average density of the earth?
(a)0.49 g/cm³
(b)3.3 g/cm³
(c)1/1 g/cm³
(d)5.513 g/cm³

Q2. Consider the following statements—
1. The whole core is in a molten state.
2. The outer core is in a solid state and the inner core is in a molten state.
3. The outer core is in a molten state and the inner core is in a solid state.
4. The whole core is in a solid state.
Which of the following is true?

Q3. Which of the following is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust ?

Q4. Quartz composed of which two elements—
(a)Iron and magnesium
(b)Iron and oxygen
(c)Oxygen and silicon
(d)Silicon and iron

Q5. The most abundant metal in the earth’s crust is:

Q6.The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of—
(a)Axis of the earth
(c)North pole
(d)South pole

Q7.The sun rays fall vertically on the Tropic of Cancer on:
(a)20 March
(b)19 July
(c)21 March
(d)21 June

Q8.Which of the following best describes longitude?
(a)A imaginary line joining north and south poles.
(b)The distance between a place east or west of the Greenwich Meridian
(c)The angular distance east or west of the Greenwich Meridian
(d)The position of a place on earth’s surface with reference to the Prime meridian

Q9.Which one of the following would have occurred if the earth had not been inclined on its own axis?
(a)All the seasons would have been of same duration
(b)The seasons would not have changed
(c)The summer would have been of longer duration
(d)The winter would have been of longer duration

Q10.The place which has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December, is—

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S1. Ans.(d)
Sol.The density of the Earth is 5.513 g/cm3.
S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.The outer core of the Earth is a liquid layer about 2,260 kilometers thick. It is made of iron and nickel. This is above the Earth’s solid inner core and below the mantle.
S3. Ans.(b)
Sol.The most common chemical elements in the crust are oxygen (46.6%), silicon (27.7), aluminum (8.1), iron (5.0), calcium (3.6), potassium (2.8), sodium (2.6), and magnesium (2.1).
S4. Ans.(c)
Sol.Quartz is a mineral composed of silicon and oxygen atoms
S5. Ans.(b)
Sol.Most abundant element is Oxygen followed by Silicon. Both of these are non-metals. Silicon is followed by Aluminium which is most abundant metal
S6. Ans.(b)
Sol.latitude:The measurement, in degrees, of a place’s distance north or south of the equator.
S7. Ans.(d)
S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Longitude is the distance of a place east or west of an imaginary line between the North Pole and the South Pole.
S9. Ans.(b)
S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. On December 22, when the Earths Southern Hemisphere is tilted toward the sun. The suns vertical rays strike the Tropic of Capricorn, 23.5 degrees south of the Equator.


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