Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

Consider the following statements regarding the formation of planets.

1. Planetesimals are small bodies which come together to form planets.

2. Any planet that is formed can be said to have been evolved from a star.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

With reference to the solar system, consider the following statements:

1. Jovian planets have not experienced removal of gases due to low intensity of solar wind.

2. Terrestrial planets could not hold escaping gases due to their high gravity.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

What is the Asthenosphere?

Q4

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the structure of the earth’s interior?

1. The crust composed mainly of the Iron and Nickle.

2. The earth's lithosphere includes the crust and the uppermost mantle.

3. The core of the earth is denser than the crust.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

 Consider the following statements:

1. All natural earthquakes take place in the core of the earth and the waves travel in all directions.

2. Volcanic eruption and magnatic field are direct sources of obtaining direct information about the earth's interior. 

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect.

Q6

Consider the following pairs:

1. Hot Spring: heated water seeps inside earth surface, dissolves mineral and gain medicinal value.

2. Sills: Horizontal intrusion of magma in bedding planes of Sedimentary rocks. 

3. Geysers: superheated steam emitted out of surface like an explosion. 

4. Dykes: Vertical narrow walls of igneous rocks within the sedimentary layers. 

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 

Q7

Consider the following statements:

1. Plutonic rocks are formed due to cooling of lava on the surface of the Earth.

2. Igneous rocks are developed during volcanic eruptions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct. 

 

Q8

Which among the following are the evidences in support of the Continental Drift Theory?

1. The belt of ancient rocks from Brazil Coast matches with those from western Africa. 

2. Presence of Tillite in India, Africa, Madagascar, Falkland Island, Australia and Antarctica.

3. Placer Deposits of gold in Ghana Coast even though source rock is absent.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

Q1.

Consider the following statements regarding the formation of planets.

1. Planetesimals are small bodies which come together to form planets.

2. Any planet that is formed can be said to have been evolved from a star.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q2.

With reference to the solar system, consider the following statements:

1. Jovian planets have not experienced removal of gases due to low intensity of solar wind.

2. Terrestrial planets could not hold escaping gases due to their high gravity.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q3.

What is the Asthenosphere?

a) The upper portion of the crust
b) The lower portion of the mantle
c) The upper portion of the mantle
d) The boundary between the crust and the mantle
Q4.

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the structure of the earth’s interior?

1. The crust composed mainly of the Iron and Nickle.

2. The earth's lithosphere includes the crust and the uppermost mantle.

3. The core of the earth is denser than the crust.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q5.

 Consider the following statements:

1. All natural earthquakes take place in the core of the earth and the waves travel in all directions.

2. Volcanic eruption and magnatic field are direct sources of obtaining direct information about the earth's interior. 

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect.

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q6.

Consider the following pairs:

1. Hot Spring: heated water seeps inside earth surface, dissolves mineral and gain medicinal value.

2. Sills: Horizontal intrusion of magma in bedding planes of Sedimentary rocks. 

3. Geysers: superheated steam emitted out of surface like an explosion. 

4. Dykes: Vertical narrow walls of igneous rocks within the sedimentary layers. 

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 

a) 2, 3 and 4 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 4 only
d) 1, 3 and 4 only
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

1. Plutonic rocks are formed due to cooling of lava on the surface of the Earth.

2. Igneous rocks are developed during volcanic eruptions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct. 

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q8.

Which among the following are the evidences in support of the Continental Drift Theory?

1. The belt of ancient rocks from Brazil Coast matches with those from western Africa. 

2. Presence of Tillite in India, Africa, Madagascar, Falkland Island, Australia and Antarctica.

3. Placer Deposits of gold in Ghana Coast even though source rock is absent.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3