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Facts of Earth Everyday Science One Liner MCQs

Facts of Earth Everyday Science One Liner MCQs



  • Largest element found in earth crust is Silicon, second is Aluminum
  • Polar diameter of earth is 7900 miles
  • Equatorial diameter is 7927 miles = 12,756 km
  • Earth’s polar diameter is shorter than the equatorial diameter by 43 km
  • Distance of equator from either of poles is 10,002 km
  • World is divided into 24 time zones
  • Age of earth is 5 billion years
  • Speed of earth in orbit around sun is 8.5 miles/sec = 1600 km/min = 29 km/sec
  • Weight of earth is 6586 x 10 raise to 18 tons
  • Earth has 46.6% oxygen and 27.7% silicon
  • On 21st June, sun is vertically overhead the Tropic of Cancer
  • The South Temperate zone lies between Capricorn and Antarctic circle
  • At equator the duration of the day is 12 hours
  • 510 million square kilometers is the total surface area of the earth
  • Sun is 400 times larger than the Moon.
  • About 6 billion people living on the Earth. 
  • When are you most likely to see a penumbra: During an Eclipse
  • At equator an object weights the least.
  • A wind which reverses seasonally is Monsoon.
  • Water is the most powerful source of erosion 
  • Tropic of cancer crosses Pakistan.
  • Spring tides occur at new moon or at full moon.
  • Neap tides occur at first and third quarters of the moon.
  • Oceans are on average 4 km deep.
  • Frozen water covers about 10% of the earth
  • Solar eclipse occurs on new moon.
  • Lunar eclipse occurs on full moon.
  • The standard time of England is known as Greenwich Mean Time. T is local time of Greenwich Observatory which on 0° longitude.
  • Daylight saving time begun during WWI.
  • There are three belts of calm viz: Doldrums, Tropic of Cancer & Tropic of Capricorn.
  • Horn of Africa is Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia.
  • Kimberley is associated with Diamonds.
  • In Titusfills in Pennsylvania (US) is world’s first oil-well drilled.
  • Thickness of earth crust 20 miles.
  • Max height of cloud 20,000.

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