Static Quiz

Static Quiz – 12th June 2024

1. Consider the following statements regarding asteroids and comets?

  1. Asteroids are small rocky planetoids, while comets are formed of Frozen gases held together by rocky and metallic material.
  2. Asteroids are found mostly between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars, while comets are found mostly between Venus and Mercury.
  3. Comets show a perceptible glowing tail, while asteroids do not.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


2. Consider the following statements

  1. The Earth receives the Sun’s energy at the infrared end of the spectrum.
  2. The Earth re-radiates the Sun’s heat as ultraviolet energy

Which of the statement(s)given above is /are correct?


3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The albedo of an object determines its visual brightness when viewed with reflected light.
  2. The albedo of Mercury is much greater than the albedo of the Earth.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct ?


4. In which region of India is the Hemis Festival, dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche), celebrated annually?


5. Consider the following statements about the European Union:

I. The European Union was known earlier as the European Community.

II. The Single European Act (1986) and the Maastricht Treaty were milestones in its formation.

III. Citizens of European Union countries enjoy dual citizenship.

IV. Switzerland is a member of the European Union.

Which of the above statements are correct?


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