Earth MCQ Set-4

61. Time of which of the following places is equal to the time of GMT?

1. Accra
2. Dublin
3. Madrid
4. Lisbon

Use the code below to select the correct answer.
Code
(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2 and 4
(D) 2, 3 and 4

Answer (C) 1, 2 and 4

[IAS (Pre) 1993]

62. The standard time of the following countries is ahead of or behind Greenwich Mean Time depending on whether they are East or West of the longitude passing through, Greenwich.

1. Cuba
2. Greece
3. Iraq
4. Costa Rica
5. Japan

Which one of the following sequential orders gives the correct arrangement of the countries according to their standard time from ahead to behind GMT?
(A) 5, 3, 2, 1, 4
(B) 2, 4, 1, 3, 5
(C) 4, 1, 3, 2, 5
(D) 3, 5, 4, 1, 2

Answer (A) 5, 3, 2, 1, 4

[Kerala PSC (Pre) 2019 IAS (Pre) 1995]

63. Select the correct option

Statement(A): Time interval at the dateline is 12 hours from the Greenwich.
Reason(R): Dateline is situated at 180° meridian.

Using following options choose the correct answer.
(A) (A),(R) both are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) (A) and (R) both are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is correct, but (R) is false
(D) (R) is correct, but (A) is false

Answer (A) (A),(R) both are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

[UPPCS (Pre) 1992]

64. Think about the following countries.

1. Australia
2. Namibia
3. Brazil
4. Chile

Tropic of Capricorn passes through which of the following countries?
Code
(A) Only 1
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer (D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

[UPPCS (Pre) 2003]

65. Which of the following phenomenon might have influenced the evolution of organisms?

1. Continental drift
2. Glacial cycles

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer (C) Both 1 and 2

[IAS (Pre) 2014]

66. Consider the following.

1. Electromagnetic radiation
2. Geothermal energy
3. Gravitational force
4. Plate movements
5. Rotation of Earth
6. Revolution of the Earth

Which of the following above are responsible for bringing dynamic changes on the surface of the Earth?
(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(B) 1, 3, 5 and 6
(C) 2, 4, 5 and 6
(D) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Answer (D) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

[IAS (Pre) 2013]