Chapter - 7 Stars and the Solar System

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Stars and the Solar System

Question:

Mark the following statements as true (T) or false (F).

(a) Pole star is a member of the solar system. ( )

(b) Mercury is the smallest planet of the solar system. ( )

(c) Uranus is the farthest planet in the solar system. ( )

(d) INSAT is an artificial satellite. ( )

(e) There are nine planets in the solar system. ( )

(f) Constellation Orion can be seen only with a telescope. ( )

Answer:

(a) False, Pole star is not a member of the solar system.

(b) True, Mercury is the smallest and Jupiter is the largest planet of the solar system.

(c) False, Neptune is the farthest planet in the solar system.

(d) True, INSAT is an artificial satellite.

(e) False, There are eight planets in the solar system.

(f) False, Orion is a well-known constellation that can be seen during winter in the late evenings. It is one of the most magnificent constellations in the sky.


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