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MCQ on Class 5 SST Movements of the Earth

A) Vernal Equinox
B) Autumn Equinox
C) Summer Equinox
D) Winter Equinox

Answer: A) Vernal Equinox

On 21st June, which hemisphere experiences Summer Solstice?

A) Northern Hemisphere
B) Southern Hemisphere
C) Western Hemisphere
D) Eastern Hemisphere

Answer: A) Northern Hemisphere

 

What happens during a lunar eclipse?

A) Earth passes between the Sun and the Moon
B) Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth
C) Sun passes between the Moon and the Earth
D) Earth revolves around the Moon

Answer: B) Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth

During which moon phase does a solar eclipse occur?

A) Full Moon
B) New Moon
C) First Quarter
D) Last Quarter

Answer: B) New Moon

 

Why is it dangerous to look directly at a solar eclipse?

A) It causes blindness
B) Harmful UV rays
C) Increase in temperature
D) Strong winds

Answer: B) Harmful UV rays

 

Which event causes the change in seasons on Earth?

A) Earth’s rotation
B) Earth’s revolution
C) Earth’s tilt
D) Earth’s orbit

Answer: C) Earth’s tilt

 

On 22nd December, which hemisphere experiences Winter Solstice?

A) Northern Hemisphere
B) Southern Hemisphere
C) Western Hemisphere
D) Eastern Hemisphere

Answer: A) Northern Hemisphere

Why do days become longer in the northern hemisphere during summer?

A) Earth’s rotation slows down
B) Earth’s orbit expands
C) Earth’s tilt towards the Sun
D) Earth’s revolution speeds up

Answer: C) Earth’s tilt towards the Sun

 

What is the term for the Earth’s imaginary tilted axis?

A) Equator
B) Orbit
C) Tropic
D) Axial tilt

Answer: D) Axial tilt

 

What causes eclipses to occur?

A) Alignment of the Sun, Earth, and Moon
B) Earth’s rotation
C) Earth’s orbit
D) Axial tilt

Answer: A) Alignment of the Sun, Earth, and Moon

 

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