What is the shape of Earth?

1.19K viewsPhysical GeographyShape of Earth

Which one of the following options correctly describes the shape of Earth?

1. Oblate Spheroid

2. Ellipsoid

3. Geoid

4. Spherical

Choose the Correct answer from the following options-

A. 4 Only

B. 1 and 2 Only

C. 1, 2 and 3 Only

D. All of the above are correct.

Srishti IAS Changed status to publish 10 July 2023

The actual shape of Earth is Oblate Spheroid or Ellipsoid. On the basis of gravity calculation at various places of earth, the resultant spherical shape is known as Geoid.

Srishti IAS Answered question 10 July 2023