General Knowledge - World Geography - Discussion

2. 

The shape of earth is

[A]. sphere
[B]. oblate spheroid
[C]. circular
[D]. spheroid

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Naresh said: (Mar 28, 2011)  
I think earth is in the shape of sphere but here answer is oblate spheroid I didn't understand why? Please give the explanation

Mohit said: (Jun 18, 2011)  
This is because when the earth rotates it gets bulge from north & south pole.

Aayush said: (Mar 15, 2013)  
B is corect because earth is a sphere but at the poles it is exactly straight.

Wilson said: (Feb 13, 2014)  
Geoid is the shape of the earth.

Majonagbe Bayo said: (Jun 2, 2014)  
The question says: "The shape of the earth is...". I think SPHERE is the correct answer because we're not told the position. I believe that Earth is Spherical NATURALLY.

Bond said: (Jul 19, 2014)  
The diameter of earth at the equator is more than the diameter between the poles.

Rahul said: (Jan 5, 2015)  
Earth's circumference and diameter differ because its shape is classified as an oblate spheroid or ellipsoid, instead of a true sphere.

Bwaliz said: (Nov 17, 2015)  
But I have leaned that the earth is spherical so why that I can't understand well.

Bwaliz said: (Nov 17, 2015)  
The earth is spherical that's what I have leaned so try to explain well on that answer please?

Pradipta said: (Aug 10, 2016)  
The earth's axis is not straight up and down but tilted at an angle 23.5 degrees. So the shape called oblate spheroid.

Geoffrey Kihara said: (Sep 26, 2016)  
It's spherical as I have learnt. So explain your answer?

Namitha said: (Nov 25, 2016)  
What about the statement " The Earth is spherical in shape"?

Nazrul said: (Mar 1, 2017)  
It's right. It is not clearly a sphere.

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