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Civil Engineering Objective Questions { Elements Of Remote Sensing }

36. The altitudinal distance of a geostationary satelite from the earth is about :
A. 26,000 km
B. 30,000 km
C. 36,000 km
D. 44000 km

37. For interpolation of satellite data used for monitoring dynamic changes that occure on the earth surface, the most suitable orbit for the satellite is
A. circular orbit
B. sun-synchronous orbit
C. near polar orbit
D. None of these

38. Pick up the correct statement from the following :
A. Photography was developed in 1826
B. Balloons were used as stable platform for aerial photography in 1903
C. The first aerial photography from an aerocraft was made by Willeur Wright in 1909 in Italy.
D. All of these

39. Pick up the correct statement from the following :
A. The first man-made satellite, SputnikI' was launched on 4th October, 1957.
B. The United State's Explorer 6 transmitted the first picture of the earth in August 1959
C. Television Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS) designed for meteorological observations, started systematic earth observations from space from 1 April, 1960
D. All of these

40. Who coined the term, 'Remote sensing'.
A. Evelyn L. Pruitt, a geographer
B. Gaspard Felix Tournachon, a French scientist
C. Wilbur Wright, an Italian sciencist
D. None of these

41. Pick up the correct statement from the following :
A. Indian space effort started in 1962 with the establishment of a rocket.
B. Development of space (DOS) was established by the Government of India in 1972.
C. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is responsible for the space technology and its application to various activities.
D. All of these

42. Which one of the following statement is incorrect regarding the electromagnetic radiation?
A. These are produced by the motion of electric charge
B. The oscillation of charged particles sets up changing electric fields.
C. The changing electric fields induce the changing magnetic fields in the surrounding medium.
D. None of these

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