• INDIAN POLITY FOR CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATIONS
  • Indian Culture for Prelims Preparation
  • Environment and Ecology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Science & Technology
  • Indian History
  • Current Affairs

Earth

 

  1. Origin & Evolution
  2. Interior of Earth
  • NCERT- Fundamentals of Physical Geography- Class XI- Chapters  2, 3 & 4
  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography- Goh Cheng Leong-Chapters 1 & 2

[2012 Prelims]

1)Which of the following is/are cited by the scientists as evidence/evidences for the continued expansion of universe?

  1. Detection of microwaves in space
  2. Observation of redshirt phenomenon in space
  3. Movement of asteroids in space
  4. Occurrence of supernova explosions in space code

a)1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 ,3 and 4

d) None of the above can be cited as evidence.

[2013 Prelims]

1)Variations in the length of daytime and nighttime from season to season are due to

(a) the earth’s rotation on its axis

(b) the earth’s revolution round the sun in an elliptical manner

(c) latitudinal position of the place

(d) revolution of the earth on a tilted axis 2013 Prelim

2)Consider the following:

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

Which of the above are responsible for bringing dynamic changes on the surface of the earth?

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

(b) 1, 3, 5 and 6 only

(c) 2, 4, 5 and 6 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6   

[2014 Prelims]

1)Which of the following phenomena might have influenced the evolution of organisms?

  1. Continental drift
  2. Glacial cycles

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2