Quiz 57 : GK Geography Basic Questions

1. On which among the following dates Earth may be on Perihelion (Closest to Sun)?
[A] January 4
[B] June 21
[C] March 22
[D] December 21

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2. What is the amount in percentage of total mass , which Sun comprises of the solar system?
[A] 99.02%
[B] 93.24%
[C] 98.20%
[D] 99.8%

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3. What is the amount of Iron in Earth (percentage in total mass)?
[A] 24.5%
[B] 34.6%
[C] 39.3%
[D] 42.4%

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4. Phobes and Deimos are two satellites of which planet?
[A] Jupiter
[B] Mars
[C] Earth
[D] Venus

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5. Who was the first to observe Saturn with a telescope?
[A] Galileo Galilei
[B] Issac Newton
[C] Jacques Cassini
[D] David H. Levy

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6. Which planet is known as” Bright Wandering Star”?
[A] Mars
[B] Venus
[C] Saturn
[D] Jupiter

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7. Which among the following starts represent the Morning and Evening Stars?
[A] Mercury, Venus
[B] Venus, Mercury
[C] Venus, Venus
[D] Mercury, Mercury

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8. The time required by earth in 360 degree rotation to make a star return to the same position is called …………day?
[A] Solar Day
[B] Sidereal Day
[C] Real Day
[D] Synodic day

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9. What is the ” Sidereal Month ” in Hours , Minutes and Seconds?
[A] 27 days, 7 hours and 11.6 seconds
[B] 27 days, 8 hours and 11.6 seconds
[C] 27 days, 9 hours and 11.6 seconds
[D] 27 days, 11 hours and 11.6 seconds

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10. On Summer Solstice, Sun’s rays fall perpendicular on which among the following circles?
[A] Tropic of Capricorn
[B] Equator
[C] Tropic of Cancer
[D] None of them

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