Which type of eclipse is also known as the ‘Beaver moon’?

A. Full Lunar Eclipse
B. Partial Lunar Eclipse
C. Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
D. Solar Eclipse

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Based on the shadow of the earth falling on the moon, the lunar eclipse is classified into three categories. Full, Partial, or Penumbral Lunar Eclipse.
The Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the outer shadow of the earth. The last full moon occurring in November, before the winter solstice, is also called as the ‘Beaver moon’, named after Beavers, the rodents found in temperate regions.

Which of the following is the largest Archipelago of the world?

A. Madagascar Islands
B. Malay Archipelago
C. Guayaneco Archipelago
D. Hawaiian Archipelago

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Malay Archipelago

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The Malay Archipelago is the largest archipelago by area and fourth by the number of islands in the world. It comprises over 25,000 islands. It is situated between the Indian and the Pacific Ocean and between mainland Indochina and Australia. It includes Brunei, East Malaysia, East Timor, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. This location is also termed Maritime Southeast Asia.