Class 6 - Social science - Motions of the Earth
Motions of the Earth
Answer the following questions briefly.
(a) What is the angle of inclination of the Earth’s axis with its orbital plane?
(b) Define rotation and revolution.
(c) What is a leap year?
(d) Differentiate between the Summer and Winter Solstice.
(e) What is an equinox?
(f) Why does the Southern Hemisphere experience Winter and Summer Solstice in different times than that of the Northern Hemisphere?
(g) Why do the Poles experience about six months day and six months night?
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