1000 questions & answers

The component of air used by green plants to make their food, is ___________.

List five activities that are possible due to the presence of air.

How do plants and animals help each other in the exchange of gases in the atmosphere?

How does a planet differ from a star?

What is meant by the ‘Solar System’?

Name all the planets according to their distance from the sun

Why is the Earth called a unique planet?

Why do we see only one side of the moon always?

What is the Universe?

Tick the correct answer.
(a) The planet known as the “Earth’s Twin” is
(i) Jupiter (ii) Saturn (iii) Venus

(b) Which is the third nearest planet to the sun ?
(i) Venus (ii) Earth (iii) Mercury

(c) All the planets move around the sun in a
(i) Circular path (ii) Rectangular path (iii) Elongated path

(d) The Pole Star indicates the direction to the
(i) South (ii) North (iii) East

(e) Asteroids are found between the orbits of
(i) Saturn and Jupiter (ii) Mars and Jupiter (iii) The Earth and Mars

Fill in the blanks.

(a) A group of ________ forming various patterns is called a ________.
(b) A huge system of stars is called________.
(c) ________is the closest celestial body to our earth.
(d) ________is the third nearest planet to the sun.
(e) Planets do not have their own________ and ___________________.

What is the true shape of the earth?

What is a globe?

What is the latitudinal value of the Tropic of Cancer?

What are the three heat zones of the Earth?

What are the parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude?

Why does the torrid zone receive the maximum amount of heat?

Why is it 5.30 p.m. in India and 12.00 noon in London?

Tick the correct answers.

(a) The value of the prime meridian is
(i) 90° (ii) 0° (iii) 60°

(b) The frigid zone lies near
(i) the Poles (ii) the Equator (iii) the Tropic of Cancer

(c) The total number of longitudes are
(i) 360 (ii) 180 (iii) 90

(d) The Antarctic circle is located in
(i) the Northern hemisphere
(ii) the Southern hemisphere
(iii) the Eastern hemisphere

(e) Grid is a network of
(i) parallels of latitudes and merdians of longitudes
(ii) the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
(iii) the North Pole and the South Pole

Fill in the blanks.

(a) The Tropic of Capricorn is located at _________________.
(b) The Standard Meridian of India is ____________________.
(c) The 0° Meridian is also known as ____________________.
(d) The distance between the longitudes decreases towards___________.
(e) The Arctic Circle is located in the ____________ hemisphere