MCQ Questions for Class 6 Geography: Ch 3 Motions of the Earth

MCQ Questions for Class 6 Geography: Ch 3 Motions of the Earth

1. The sun rays are vertical over the ________ during ______
(a) Tropic of Capricorn, equinox
(b) Tropic of cancer, winter solstice
(c) Tropic of Capricorn, summer solstice
(d) Tropic of cancer, summer solstice
► (d) Tropic of cancer, summer solstice

2. A mean solar day is
(a) The average time taken for Earth to rotate on its axis: 24 hours
(b) The time taken for the Earth to go once around the Sun
(c) A day when the sun emits a lot of dangerous particles
(d) The time taken for the Earth to go once around the Sun
► (a) The average time taken for Earth to rotate on its axis: 24 hours

3. How many Solstices are there in every year
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 5
(d) 4
► (a) 2

4. The axis of the earth which is an imaginary line, makes an angle of 66º with its
(a) Rotaitonal plane
(b) Orbital plane
(c) Revolution Plane
(d) Southern plane
► (b) Orbital plane

5. The earth takes _____ to complete one revolution
(a) 365 days and 9 hours
(b) 365 days and 8 hours
(c) 365 days and 7 hours
(d) 365 days and 6 hours
► (d) 365 days and 6 hours

6. Seasons change due to the change in the position of the earth around the
(a) Moon
(b) Mars
(c) Saturn
(d) Sun
► (d) Sun

7. Earth's movement around sun is called
(a) Rotation
(b) Revolution
(c) Solstice
(d) Equinox
► (b) Revolution

8. Days are shorter during
(a) Rainy
(b) Winter
(c) Summer
(d) Autumn
► (b) Winter

9. In leap year, the month of February has
(a) 31 days
(b) 29 days
(c) 30 days
(d) 28 days
► (b) 29 days

10. It is the position of the earth when the Northern Hemisphere has the longest day and the shortest night
(a) Winter Solstice
(b) Summer Solstice
(c) Day Solstice
(d) Night Solstice
► (b) Summer Solstice

11. Earth receive light from the
(a) Moon
(b) Mars
(c) Sun
(d) Venus
► (c) Sun

12. Two motions of the earth are
(a) Rotation and Revolution
(b) Rotavation and Revolution
(c) Rotaional and Revotation
(d) Rotation and Revotation
► (a) Rotation and Revolution

13. How much time does the earth take time to complete its rotation?
(a) 22
(b) 23
(c) 24
(d) 20
► (c) 24

14. Earth moves on axis
(a) Solstice
(b) Rotation
(c) Revolution
(d) Season
► (b) Rotation

15. In perihelion, Helios means
(a) Hydrogen
(b) Light
(c) Hemisphere
(d) Sun
► (d) Sun

16. Leap day is always added to the month of
(a) February
(b) March
(c) January
(d) December
► (a) February

17. The sun's rays fall vertically on the ______ on 21st. June
(a) Arctic Circle
(b) Tropic of Cancer
(c) Tropic of Capricorn
(d) Antarctic Circle
► (b) Tropic of Cancer

18. Poles experience about
(a) Six months of day and three months of night
(b) Six months of day and two months of night
(c) Six months of day and six months of night
(d) Six months of day and four months of night
► (c) Six months of day and six months of night

19. An equinox happens each year
(a) Thrice
(b) Four times
(c) Twice
(d) Once
► (c) Twice

20. Longest day of the year
(a) Winter solstice
(b) Equinox
(c) Rotation
(d) Summer Solstice
► (d) Summer Solstice
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