Exercise 2


1. The Solar System is made up of the following objects except

A. galaxy               B.the Sun

C meteors              D. asteroids

2. How many planets are there in the Solar System?

A. 7              B. 8

C. 6             D. 10

3. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a planet?

A. Planets give out light.

B. Planets rotate on their axis.

C. Planets have natural satellites.

D. Planets revolve around the Sun.

4. Which of the following is a planet’s movement?

I. Rotates on its own axis

II. Revolves around the Sun

III. Rotates at the North Pole

IV. Revolves around other planets

A. I and II only

B. I,II and III only

C. I,II and IV only

D. I,II,III and IV

5. Which of the following statements are true?

I. Mercury is the furthest planet .

II. All the planets move around the Sun.

III. There are 9 planets in the Solar System.

IV. The Moon is the natural satellite of the Earth.

A. I and II only

B. II and IV only

C. I,II and III only

D. II, III and IV only

6. The planets do not collide with each other when they move around the Sun. What can you infer ?

A. They are too heavy.

B. They are too far away.

C. They have different speed.

D. They move in their own orbits.

7. Which of the following are the constituents of the Solar System ?

P-Comets Q-Moon

R-Earth S-Star

A. P and R only

B. Q and S only

C. P,Q and R only

D. P,Q and S only

8. Which of the following planets move around the Sun?

I. Venus

II. Saturn

III. Comets

IV. Neptune

A. I and III only

B. II and IV only

C. I,II and IV only

D. I,II,III and IV

9. The planet that is the furthest from the Sun is

A. Mercury

B. Jupiter

C. Mars

D. Pluto

10. Every planet revolves around the

A. Sun

B. Moon

C. Earth

D. Satellite


Diagram 1 shows part of the Solar System .

Diagram 1

a) Which of the planets has living things ?


b) Which planet has three beautiful rings ?


c) What is the relationship between the size of the orbit and the time taken by a planet to revolve around the Sun ?




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