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

Consider the following pairs:

1. Morning star: Venus

2. Red planet: Mars

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 1
  • Venus can be seen a few hours before the Sun, and hence it is called the morning star.

  • It can be seen a few hours after sunset and hence called the evening star.

  • Mars appears red due to the rusty colour of its soil. Hence, called the red planet.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 2

Which is the only continent that lies in all four hemispheres?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 2
Africa is the only continent which lies in all four hemispheres due to the Equator and Prime Meridian passing through the continent.

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

Consider the following statements about stars:

1. They have their own light and heat.

2. They are made of gases.

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Stars have their own light and heat, and they are made of gases. Stars produce light due to the nuclear reactions taking place in them.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 4

Which of the following is the hottest place in the world?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 4
  • Azizia, Libya
    • The hottest place in the world is Azizia, Libya. Hence, Option 3 is correct.
    • On Sept. 13, 1922, El Azizia made history after a weather station there recorded the highest temperature ever directly measured on Earth: a blistering 136.4° Fahrenheit.
    • El Azizia is a small town and it was the capital of the Jafara district in northwestern Libya, 41 kilometers (25 mi) southwest of the capital Tripoli.
    • From 1918 to 1922 it was the capital of the Tripolitanian Republic, the first formal republic in the Arab world.
    • Before 2001 it was in the ʽAziziya District and its capital. ʽAziziya is a major trade center of the Sahel Jeffare plateau, being on a trade route from the coast to the Nafusa Mountains and the Fezzan region to the south.
    • As of 2006, the town's population has been estimated at over 23,399. 
    • According to the Koppen climate classification, ‘Aziziya has a hot semi-arid climate (BSh).
    • On 13 September 1922, a high temperature of 58.0 °C (136.4 °F) was recorded in Al-ʿAziziyah.
    • This was long considered the highest temperature ever measured on Earth, however, this record was deemed illegitimate in 2012 after an investigation by the WMO.
Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 5

Which of the following countries of Africa is known as the nation of thousand hills?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 5
  • Rwanda is known as the land of thousand hills. Recently in the news due to the agreement signed in Kigali (capital of Rwanda) known as Kigali agreement, to amend the Montreal protocol.

  • Montreal Protocol is an international treaty to phase out Ozone Depleting Substances from the atmosphere.

  • The Kigali agreement aims to reduce the use of Hydrofluorocarbons by 80-85 per cent till 2045.

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

Venus is called Earth's twin because?

1. It has a similar size as that of the Earth.

2. It has a similar shape to that of the Earth.

3. It takes the same time as that of the Earth to revolve around the sun.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 6
  • Venus is called Earth's twin because it has a similar size and shape as Earth's.

  • Earth's diameter is 12,756.2 km, and Venus's is 12,103.6 km. Earth is only =5%larger than Venus, which, compared to other size differences between other surrounding planets, is a relatively minute difference in size.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 7

Which of the following are identified as dwarf planets in our solar system?

1. Ceres

2. Pluto

3. Makemake

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 7
IAU currently recognizes five dwarf planets: Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake and Eris.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 8

Consider the following statements:

1. More than 99 per cent of the mass of the Solar system is in the Sun.

2. The distance between the Sun and the Earth is 10 Astronomical Unit.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 8
99.86 percent of the mass of the Solar system is in the Sun. The distance between the Sun and the Earth is 1 AU (Astronomical Unit) or 150,000,000 km.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 9

Inner planets revolve rapidly too?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 9
The gravitational pull of the Sun is greater for inner planets as they are nearer to the Sun. So, they revolve rapidly to keep themselves in orbit and avoid falling into the Sun.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 10

Consider the following statements:

1. Queen Maud Range divides Antarctica into two halves.

2. Mt Sidley is the only active volcano in Antarctica.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 10
Mount Sidley is the highest dormant volcano, and Mount Erebus is the most active volcano in Antarctica.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 11

Consider the following pairs:

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Kimberley plateau is in Australia. The city, Kimberly in South Africa is rich for mining diamonds, but it is not Kimberley plateau.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 12

Poles are marked by 90-degree latitude because?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 12
The distance from the equator to the North Pole or the South Pole is one-fourth of a circle around the Earth. And one-fourth of a circle's 360° is equal to 90°.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 13

Which is the deepest point of the Indian ocean?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 13
The deepest point of the Indian ocean is the Diamantina trench. Sunda trench is the second deepest point. Mariana trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 14

Which of the following forests are called monsoon forests?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 14
Tropical deciduous forests are called monsoon forests because they shed their leaves during the dry season and bear leaves at the start of the rainy season or monsoon season.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 15

Consider the following statements:

1. Distance between parallels of latitudes decreases towards the poles.

2. All longitudes meet at a point.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 15
  • Distances between longitudes decrease towards the poles, and that of the latitudes remain the same.

  • All longitudes meet at the North and South poles.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 16

Which of the following countries are surrounded by other countries?

1. Lesotho

2. San Marino

3. Swaziland

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 16
The only countries surrounded by other countries are Lesotho by South Africa, Vatican City and San Marino by Italy. Swaziland has a border with Mozambique.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 17

Consider the following pairs:

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 17
Atacama desert is in Chile, and Patagonia desert is in Argentina in South America.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 18

Consider the following statements:

1. The axis of the Earth makes an angle of 23 14 degrees with the orbital plane.

2. Meridians of longitude divide the day from night on the globe.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 18
The axis of the Earth makes an angle of 661/2 with the orbital plane. Circle of illumination divides the day from night on the globe.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 19

Consider the following statements:

1. There are 24 time zones in the world.

2. Each time zone covers 15 degrees of longitude.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 19
There are more than 24 time zones as time zones are determined by countries' borders, which deviates from the meridians. Countries like China have only a one-time zone which covers more than 15 degrees of latitude.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 20

Arrange the following cities from West to East:

1. Stockholm

2. Vienna

3. Kiev

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 20
The cities from West to East are Vienna in Austria, Stockholm in Sweden, and Kiev.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 21

Seasons change due to?

1. Rotation of the Earth.

2. Revolution of the Earth.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 21
Seasons change due to the revolution of the Earth.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 22

Formosa/Taiwan strait connects?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 22
Formosa/Taiwan strait connects the East China Sea with the South China Sea.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 23

Consider the following statements:

1. Earth is warmer when it is closest to the Sun.

2. The Northern hemisphere experiences winter when the Earth is closest to the Sun.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 23

Both of the given statements are incorrect.

Earth is actually closest to the Sun in early January (during the Northern Hemisphere winter) and farthest from the Sun in early July (during the Northern Hemisphere summer). However, the distance between the Earth and the Sun is not the primary factor determining Earth's temperature.

The Northern Hemisphere experiences winter when it is tilted away from the Sun and receives less direct sunlight, not when the Earth is closest to the Sun.

 

Therefore, the correct answer is (D) Neither 1 nor 2.

 

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 24

Consider the following statements:

1. Australia has summer during the summer solstice.

2. Rays of the Sun do not go beyond the Tropic of Capricorn.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 24
Australia has winters during the summer solstice. Sun's rays are slanting beyond the Tropic of Capricorn.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 25

Consider the following statements:

1. Africa is the most tropical of all continents.

2. One-third of Africa is covered with deserts.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 25
Africa has the Equator, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn passing through its country, making it the most tropical of all continents. Africa is covered in the North with the largest desert in the world, Sahara desert. It has the Kalahari desert in the South.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 26

Which is the only continent without deserts?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 26
Australia is 2/3rd covered with deserts. Great Basin, Sonoran and Mojave are deserts of North America. Atacama and Patagonian are deserts of South America.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 27

Consider the following statements:

1. the Horn of Africa is a gulf in North-East Africa.

2. It denotes the region of Somalia and Ethiopia.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 27
Horn of Africa is a peninsula in North-East Africa. It denotes four countries, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 28

Consider the following statements:

1. Narmada flows between Vindhayas and Satpuras.

2. Narmada and Tapti rivers flow from West to East.

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 28
Narmada flows through the rift valley between Vindhayas and Satpuras. Narmada and Tapti are West flowing rivers which means that they flow from East to West and drain into the Arabian Sea.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 29

Why are the Northern Indian plains highly populated?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 29
Northern plains have been formed by the deposition of alluvium, making it very fertile for cultivation and the most thickly populated region of India.

Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 30

Arrange the rivers in the North-South direction:

1. Jhelum

2. Sutlej

3. Chenab

4. Ravi

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Detailed Solution for Test: Class 6 Geography NCERT Based - 3 - Question 30
The rivers from North to South are Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej.
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