SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 2

11. Which of the following is called the twin of the earth ? [SSC CGL Prelim 2002]
A. Neptune
B. Venus
C. Mars
D. Saturn
Answer – C. Mars

12. The largest planet in our solar system is: [SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2007]
A. Mars
B. Jupiter
C. Saturn
D. Mercury
Answer –A. Mars

13. Which of the following statements is correct? [SSC Section Officer 2006]
A. Pluto is not a Planet now
B. Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930
C. Pluto has been given the number 134340
D. All of the above
Answer –C. Pluto has been given the number 134340

14. Which one of the following is called a red planet ? [SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2006]
A. Venus
B. Mercury
C. Mars
D. Jupiter
Answer –B. Mercury

15. Which of the following does not belong to the solar system? [SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2008]
A. Asteroids
B. Comets
C. Planets
D. Nebulae
Answer –C. Planets-

16. Which is the hottest planet in the Solar System ? [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2006 | SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2003 |SSC Tax Assistant 2006]
A. Jupiter
B. Saturn
C. Venus
D. Uranus
Answer –B. Saturn

17. The four largest planets of the Solar System in decreasing size are: [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2008]
A. Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Uranus
B. Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune
C. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
D. Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Neptune

Answer –A. Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Uranus

18. Among the following, the celestial body farthest from the Earth is_ [SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) 2009]
A. Saturn
B. Uranus
C. Neptune
D. Pluto
Answer-C. Neptune

19. Which is the coldest among the following ? [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2008]
A. Mars
B. Earth
C. Pluto
D. Mercury
Answer –C. Pluto

20. Biggest planet of solar system is: [SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2009]
A. Earth
B. Mars
C. Saturn
D. Jupiter
Answer –D. Jupiter

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