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Solar System


19. 

Consider these statements regarding asteroids:
1.) Asteroids are rocky debris of varying sizes orbiting the sun
2.) Most of the asteroids are small but some have diameter as large as 1000 km.
3.) The orbit of asteroids lies between the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn

Answer : C. 1 and 2 are correct

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20. 

If the earth's direction of rotation is reversed, what would be the IST when it is noon at the International Date line?

Answer : A. 06.30 hrs

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21. 

The revolution of earth in its orbit round the sun

Answer : B. gains maximum speed when the Earth is nearer to the sun

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22. 

The Indian National Calender is called

Answer : D. Saka

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23. 

If it is 10 am IST,then what would be the local time at Shillong on 92o E longitude?

Answer : B. 10.38 a.m.

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24. 

When there is noon at I.S.T. Meridian people on another place of the earth are taking their 6 O' Clock morning tea. The longitude of the places is:

Answer : D. 90o W

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