Test: The Earth In The Solar System - 1


10 Questions MCQ Test Geography (Prelims) by IRS Mehtab Ahmed | Test: The Earth In The Solar System - 1


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QUESTION: 1

How many planets are there in our solar system?

Solution:

There are eight planets in the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

QUESTION: 2

The planet known as the "Earth's Twin is.

Solution:

The Earth and Venus do often get called planetary twins, and this is largely because they are very close to being the same mass.

QUESTION: 3

Which planet is the only one that supports animal and plant life?

Solution:

As all the animals and plants can live on earth without any hesitation for oxygen but in other planets there is a lack of oxygen and  gravitational pull.

QUESTION: 4

Why the earth is called blue planet

Solution:

Planet Earth has been called the "Blue Planet" due to the abundant water on its surface. Here on Earth, we take liquid water for granted; after all, our bodies are mostly made of water. However, liquid water is a rare commodity in our solar system.

QUESTION: 5

All the planets move around the sun in a

Solution:

Sun attracts planet toward itself so it starts rotating but after some time it gain velocity in one direction. So it is not perfect circle but a eliptical path.

QUESTION: 6

The pole star indicates the direction to the

Solution:

The polar star is approximately aligned with the Earth's axis of rotation, its apparent position is close to the celestial North pole, and lies approximately directly overhead when viewed from the Earth's North Pole. The current polar star is Polaris and is also known as the North Star.

QUESTION: 7

Asteroids are found between the orbit of

Solution:

The asteroid belt is the circumstellar disc in the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter. It is occupied by numerous irregularly shaped bodies called asteroids or minor planets.

QUESTION: 8

A group of ____ forming various patterns is called constellation.

Solution:

The patterns of stars seen in the sky are usually called constellations, although more acurately, a group of stars that forms a pattern in the sky is called an asterism.a prominent pattern or group of stars that is smaller than a constellation. Astronomers use the term constellation to refer to an area of the sky.

QUESTION: 9

How many days does it take the earth to travel around the sun?

Solution:

365 days to travel around the sun ( revolution). and 24 hours to complete one rotation.

QUESTION: 10

A huge system of stars is called _____.

Solution:

A group of stars forming various patterns is called a constellation. A huge system of stars is called a galaxy