Elements of physical geography
Which two planets lie between the sun and the earth?
Venus and Mars.
Venus and Jupiter.
Mercury and Venus.
Mercury and Sartun.
On June 21st, when the sun is overhead at the Tropic of Cancer, places in the Northern Hemisphere experience
longer day and shorter night.
shorter day and longer night.
longer day and night.
When a ship apearsá over the distant horizon the
hul is seen before the cabin.
hull and the mast are seen together.
mast is seen before the hull.
cabin is seen berofe the mast.
The innermost section of the Earth is the
Which of the following is not a characteristic of sedimetary rocks? They
are usually laid down in layers
Rocks which have been formed by the cooling and solidification of molten magma are called
The earth lies between the
Mercury and the Veus.
Mars and the Jupiter.
Venus and Mars.
Jupiter and the Pluto.
When the moon comes in between the earth and the sun
eclipse of the moon occurs.
the length of the day varies.
a solar eclipse occurs.
the length of day increases.
How long does it take the Mercury to make a complete revolution?
Which of the following is not a proof of the earth's sphericity?
Circumnavigation of the earth.
Deflection of winds.
The circular horizon.
Which of the following is not a characteristic of lines of longitude? They
runfrom East to West.
converge at the poles.
run from north to south.
are used in calculating local time.
The region on the earth's surface popularly referred to as the land of midnight sun is the
north of the Equator.
south of the Equator.
north of the Arctic circle.
north of the tropic of Capricon.
Another name for the core of the earth is
The earth is enveloped by a mixture of gases referred to as the
Sedimntary rocks are usually
All the following are processes of physical weathering except alternate
heating and cooling.
freezing and thawing.
wetting and drying.
oxidation and hydrolysis.
One of the following features of a fold mountain is
Which of the following are water pollutants?
Which of the following is not a possible cause of soil erosion?
Which of these features is associated with wind erosion in the desert?
Which of the following is not a form of mass movement?
In the upper course of a river, all the following features can be found except
Which of the following does not prove that the earth is spherical in shape?
Tilting of the earth on its axis.
The curved horizon of the earth.
The eclipse of the moon.
Aerial photographs of the earth taken by astronauts.
During the equinoxes
there are 6hours of darkness and 18 hours of daylight in the North Hemisphere.
there is complete darkness for 24 hours at the North pole.
there is continous daylight for 24 hours at the South Pole.
days and nights are equal in lenght for all places throughout the world.
The movement of the earth round the sun is termed the earth's
Seasonal changes in weather and climate are caused by
rotation of the earth on its axis.
direct overhead sun on the Tropic of Cancer.
direct overhead sun on the Tropic of Capricorn.
revolution of the earth round the sun.
What is the distance between Accra, Latitude 50300N and London 51030'N?
The annual rainfall data of a particular station can best be represented with a
simple line graph.
simple bar graph.
compound line graph.
cummulative bar graph.