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Daily Prelim Quiz 3rd July 2019

1. Consider the following volcanoes:
1. Mount Kilimanjaro
2. Mount Ararat
3. Mount Stromboli
Which of the above is/are dormant volcano(es)?

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following is the correct order for elements/minerals found in the earth crust?

 
 
 
 

3. In geographical context, a “nappe” is a:

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:
1. Titan is the largest moon of Jupiter and is the only known moon to have a magnetic field
2. Ganymede is the largest moon of Saturn and is the only moon to have a dense atmosphere
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following differences between Redshift and Blueshift:
1. While redshift occurs when light source moves away from an observer, blueshift occurs
when light source moves towards the observer
2. While in redshift is characterized by increase in wavelength, blueshift is characterized
by a decrease in wavelength
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about Van Allen belts:
1. The belts are located in the inner region of the Earth’s magnetosphere
2. The belts facilitate communication satellites to capture and transmit high speed data
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following pairs:
1. Siderophile→ iron loving
2. Chalcophile→ sulphur loving
3. Lithophile→ silicate loving
Which of the above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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