Solar System - GK Questions



1. Helio centric theory was proposed by :

Copernicus

2. Planets without Natural satellite.

Mercury and Venus

3. Which is the Planet with only one natural satellite ?

Earth

4.Which planet has maximum number of satellites?

Jupiter

5.Who proposed Geocentric model for thr first time?

Ptolemy

6.Time taken for sunlight to reach earth's surface:

About 8 minutes

7. Which comet is visible after every 76 years?

Halley's comet

8.Which  is the biggest planet in solar system?

Jupiter

9.When was Halley's comet last seen from Earth?

1986

11.Which is the nearest planet to the sun?

Mercury

12. Name the planet which has diametre almost equal to the diameter of the Sun?

Venus (So Venus is also called Earth's Twin)

13. Which is the nearest planet to Earth?

Venus

14,What of the average temperature of Earth?

About 15 degree celsius

15.In which year Neil Armstrong become the first man to set foot on Moon?

1969

16.How many time does the ray of moon take to reach the Earth?

About 1.3 Seconds

17.Which planet has highest density in solar system?

Earth

18,Which Planet has the highest temperature?

Venus

19.Which Planets revolve clockwise?

Venus and Uranus

20.Which planet revolves round the Sun once every 84 years?

Uranus

21.Number of satellites of Jupiter:

63

22. Which planet have colourfull rings around it?

Saturn

23.Who is the first woman astronaut to travel in space?

Valentina Tereshkova

24.World's first artificial satellite was launched by USSR on October 4,1957. What is its name?

Sputnik

25.Which was the spaceship that took Neil Armstrong of USA to moon in 1969?

Appolo 11

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