UPSC Geography The origin and evolution of the earth Question Bank Universe / Sun / Planets / Earth

  • question_answer The summer and winter seasons in a year are caused by                     [NDA/NA 2014-I]

    A)  aphelion (farthest) and perihelion (nearest) position of the Earth from the Sun during the annual revolution

    B)  rotation of the Earth on its axis

    C)  variation in solar insolation                    

    D)  revolution of the Earth on its inclined axis.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     The summer and winter seasons in a year are caused by revolution of tine earth on its inclined axis.

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