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Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 1

Consider the following statements:

1. We can see a full moon twice in about a month.

2. New moon can be seen only during a clear night.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 1
  • The full moon can be seen only once in about a month. It is also called Poornima.

  • The new moon cannot be seen at all. It is also called Amavasya.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 2

Consider the following statements:

1. Europe is bounded by water on three sides.

2. The Arctic circle passes through Europe.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 2
Europe is bounded by water on three sides. The Arctic circle passes through Europe.

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Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 3

Consider the following statements:

1. Constellations are groups of all celestial bodies.

2. Sun is not a part of a constellation.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 3
Constellations are closed groups of stars which form recognizable shapes and patterns. The Sun is the only known star in our galaxy which is not part of a constellation.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 4

Consider the following statements about planets:

1. All planets have their own satellites.

2. Earth is the third largest planet of the solar system.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 4
Mercury and Venus do not have their own satellites. Earth is the fifth largest planet of the Solar system.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 5

Consider the following statements:

1. Less than 3 per cent of Earth's water is freshwater.

2. Ice sheets, glaciers and underground water are forms of freshwater.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 5
  • More than 97 percent of the Earth's water is saltwater, and the rest is fresh water.
  • Earth is termed as 'Blue Planet' as around 71% of it is covered by water.
  • The water other than the seawater and the brackish water is termed freshwater.
  • Freshwater has a considerably low amount of dissolved salts as compared to seawater.
  • The freshwater present on the planet Earth includes - ice caps and glaciers, streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, and groundwater.
  • The saline water that is found in oceans, seas, and saline groundwater constitutes about 97% of the total water present on Earth.
  • Approx. 3% of the total water is freshwater.
  • Of the freshwater, the majority (approx. 68-69%) goes into ice caps and glaciers, i.e. around 2-2.2% of the total water.
  • Groundwater constitutes approx. 30% of the total freshwater.
  • The surface water that includes lakes, rivers, ground ice, etc. is about 1.2-1.5% of the total freshwater.

 

Hence, the correct option is 'C'.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 6

Consider the following statements: 

1. Jupiter has the largest number of satellites. 

2. Being the largest planet, it takes more time to spin than other planets. 

3. NASA sent the Juno probe to the orbit of Jupiter. 

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 6
  • Saturn has the maximum number of satellites.
  • Saturn is the second-largest planet in the solar system.
  • Ganymede is the largest satellite in the solar system. It is a moon of Jupiter.

Hence, the correct option is 'C'.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 7

Shadows on the moon's surface are?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 7
Shadows on the moon's surface are the shadows cast by the landforms on the moon's surface.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 8

Bering strait connects?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 8
Bering strait connects the Arctic Ocean and the Pacific ocean.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 9

Consider the following statements:

1. Pointer stars are part of Saptarishi.

2. Pole stars and pointer stars lie on the same line.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 9
Pointer stars, part of the Saptarishi or Great Bear constellation are used to locate pole stars as they lie on the same line and point towards the Pole star.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 10

The only planet which takes more time for rotation than revolution is?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 10
Venus is the only planet which takes more time for rotation than revolution.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 11

Many of the mining areas are located in plateau areas as?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 11
Many of the mining areas are located in plateau areas as they are rich in mineral deposits.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 12

Area that receives maximum heat is/are between?

1. 0° and 2 31/2° N

2. 0° and 23 1/2° S

3. 0° and 66 1/2° N

4. 0° and 66 1/2° S

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 12

Area that receives maximum heat is between 2 3/4° N and 2 3/4° S and hence called the torrid zone.

 

 

 

 

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 13

Consider the following statements:

1. The mid-day Sun is exactly overhead at least once a year on all latitudes.

2. Latitudes can indicate the precise position of a place.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 13
  • The mid-day sun is exactly overhead at least once a year on latitudes only between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Latitudes, along with longitudes, can indicate the precise position of a place.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 14

Consider the following statements:

1. North-South extent of India is lesser than the East-West extent.

2. India is located in the Eastern hemisphere.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 14

Explanation:

1. The North-South extent of India is more than the East-West extent. India extends from 8°4'N to 37°6'N latitudes from south to north, making it about 3,214 kilometers. On the other hand, it extends from 68°7'E to 97°25'E longitudes from west to east, which is about 2,933 kilometers. So, the first statement is incorrect.

2. India is located in the Eastern hemisphere. The Prime Meridian (0° longitude) divides the world into the Eastern and Western hemispheres. India, being located between 68°7'E to 97°25'E longitudes, falls in the Eastern hemisphere. So, the second statement is correct.

 

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 15

Days and nights are caused by?

1. Rotation of the Earth.

2. Revolution of the Earth.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 15
Days and nights are caused by Earth's rotation, and change in seasons are caused by the Earth's revolution.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 16

Time can be measured by the movement of?

1. Sun

2. Moon

3. Earth

4. Other planets

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 16

Time can be measured by the movement of the moon, Earth and other planets.

 

 

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 17

Which of the following is/are coral islands in India?

1. Lakshadweep islands

2. Andaman and Nicobar islands

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 17

Lakshdweep islands are coral islands in India.

 

 

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 18

Consider the following statements:

1. Bharathi is the only active research station of India in Antarctica.

2. Dakshin Gangotri was India's first research facility in Antarctica.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 18
Bharati is India's third research facility and one of the two active research stations alongside Maitri. India's first research station in Antarctica, Dakshin Gangotri was abandoned after it got submerged in ice.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 19

Only half of the Earth receives light from the Sun at a time due to?

1. Spherical shape of the Earth.

2. Tilt of the Earth's axis.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 19
Only half of the Earth receives light from the Sun due to the spherical shape of the Earth.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 20

Consider the following statements:

1. Day to day changes constitute weather.

2. Average weather conditions measured over many years is climate.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 20
Both statements are correct.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 21

Consider the following statements:

1. Australia is the only country which is a continent as we

2. Australia is surrounded by oceans and seas on all sides.

3. The Tropic of Capricorn passes through Australia.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 21

Let's evaluate each statement to determine which ones are correct:

  1. Australia is the only country which is a continent as well:

    • This statement is correct. Australia is unique in being both a country and a continent.
  2. Australia is surrounded by oceans and seas on all sides:

    • This statement is correct. Australia is an island continent surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Southern Ocean, and several seas, such as the Coral Sea and Tasman Sea.
  3. The Tropic of Capricorn passes through Australia:

    • This statement is correct. The Tropic of Capricorn, which is located at approximately 23.5° south of the Equator, does pass through Australia.

Since all the statements are correct, the correct answer is:

4. All of the above

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 22

Consider the following statements:

1. During the summer solstice, areas between Equator and Tropic of Cancer receive more heat than other areas.

2. During the winter solstice, areas beyond the Artie circle experience continuous daylight for six months.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 22
  • Sun is overhead the Tropic of Cancer beyond which Sun's rays are slanting during the summer solstice.

  • Hence, areas between the Equator and Tropic of Cancer receive more heat than other areas.

  • Also, the North pole is inclined towards the Sun and hence, areas beyond the Artie circle experience continuous daylight for six months during the summer solstice.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 23

Consider the following statement:

1. Tropical deciduous forests never shed their leaves.

2. They are found in large part of our country.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 23
Tropical deciduous forests shed their leaves once in a year.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 24

Consider the following statements:

1. The Equator runs almost through the middle of the African continent.

2. Africa is separated from Europe by the Mediterranean Sea.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 24
Both statements are correct.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 25

Consider the following statements:

1. All land masses are connected.

2. All the oceans of the world are connected.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 25
All land masses are not connected. All the oceans of the world are connected.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 26

Consider the following statements:

1. Mercury takes the shortest time to rotate and revolve around the Sun.

2. One Martian day is roughly the same as a day on Earth.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 26
  • Mercury takes the shortest time to revolve around the Sun (88 days) but not for rotation.

  • Jupiter takes the shortest time for rotation. Earth takes 23 h 56 m and 4s to complete one spin and Mars takes 24h and 40m to spin on its axis. So, one Martian day is almost the same as one Earth day.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 27

From which of the following countries do the Prime Meridian pass through?

1. France

2. Spain

3. Algeria

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 27
Prime Meridian passes through U.K, France, Spain, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ghana, Ashantiland Peninsula and Queen Maud Land Antarctica.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 28

Consider the following statements:

1. Earth is the largest inner planet.

2. Mercury is the hottest planet of the Solar system.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 28
  • Earth is the largest inner planet and 5th largest planet in the Solar system. Though Mercury is closest to the Sun, it is not the hottest planet as there is no atmosphere to trap greenhouse gases.

  • Being covered in clouds, Venus is the hottest and the brightest planet of the Solar system due to its reflection and greenhouse gas effect.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 29

Concerning commerce, which is the busiest ocean?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 29
The Atlantic ocean is the busiest ocean concerning commerce because of its natural harbours and its linkage to North America, South America, Europe and Africa.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 30

Consider the following statements:

1. China has an only one-time zone.

2. The North Pole and the South Pole have no time zones.

3. The International Space Station uses GMT.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 1 - Question 30
  • Despite its vast geographical extent, China decided to follow a single time zone for unifying its country and its people soon after the Communist Party assumed power.

  • Since all longitudes converge at the North and South pole, they have no time zone. Research stations follow the time of their countries or from where they set off their expedition. ISS follows Greenwich Meantime.

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