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  1. The element required for solar energy conversion is
    (A) germanium
    (B) silicon
    (C) uranium
    (D) selenium

  2. The time taken by the Earth to rotate once about its axis is called?
    (A) Sidereal day
    (B) Solar day
    (C) Mean solar day
    (D) Mean sidereal day
  3. Show Answer (A) Sidereal day

  4. Which one of the following is responsible for avalanches in snow-clad mountains?
    (A) Its ownweight which has accumulated to such an extent that sliding takes place
    (B) Melting of ice due to larger amount of solar energy absorbed at higher altitudes
    (C) Melting of ice due to high velocitywind in the upper reaches of mountains
    (D) None of the above
  5. Show Answer (A) Its ownweight which has accumulated to such an extent that sliding takes place

  6. June 5th is annually celebrating as?
    (A) Women's day
    (B) Solar day
    (C) Mothers Day
    (D) Environment Day
  7. Show Answer (D) Environment Day

  8. A simple instrument by which solar time (based on the Sun's motion) at any instant can be found by finding the position ..of shadow cast by a rod on a graduated plate is called?
    (A) Chronometer
    (B) Micrometer
    (C) Sun dial
    (D) Transit circle

  9. The maximum fixation of solar energy is done by
    (A) Bacteria
    (B) Protozoa
    (C) Fungi
    (D) Green plants
  10. Show Answer (D) Green plants

  11. Titan, the largest Moon in the Solar System, is also the largest Moon of?
    (A) Jupiter
    (B) Mars
    (C) Saturn
    (D) Uranus

  12. The rotation of the Earth causes?
    (A) Tides
    (B) Daysand Nights
    (C) Solar Eclipse
    (D) Lunar Eclipse
  13. Show Answer (B) Daysand Nights

  14. Which is the largest planet in the Solar System?
    (A) Jupiter '
    (B) Saturn
    (C) Uranus '
    (D) Earth
  15. Show Answer (A) Jupiter '

  16. Things weigh less on the moon than on the earth because?
    (A) the force of gravity on the moon is more than that on the earth
    (B) there is no moisture on the moon
    (C) there is no force of gravity 011 the moon
    (D) the force of gravity on the moon is less than that on the earth
  17. Show Answer (D) the force of gravity on the moon is less than that on the earth

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