Solar System

SOLAR SYSTEM MCQS

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  • Which is the closest galaxy to our Milky Way?

A. Milky Way
B. Andromeda Galaxy
C. Whirlpool Galaxy
D. Black Eye Galaxy

♦ Credit To: Isma Sajjad 


  • What is the name of our galaxy?

A. Milky Way
B. Andromeda Galaxy
C. Whirlpool Galaxy
D. Black Eye Galaxy

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  • Who discovered/proposed the idea of the Solar System?

A. Nicolaus Copernicus (Polish)
B. Robert Hooke (British)
C. Issac Newton (British)
D. Galileo Galilei (Italian)

♦ Credit To: Isma Sajjad 


  • Who is known as the father of Solar System?

A. Galileo Galilei (Italian)
B. Louis Pasteur (French)
C. Nicolaus Copernicus (Polish)
D. Issac Newton (British)

♦ Credit To: Ch. Akbar 


  • Day and Night are almost equal at the:

A. North Pole
B. South Pole
C. Prime Meridian
D. Equator

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  • Who was the second man to set foot on the Moon?

A. Neil Armstrong
B. Buz Aldrin
C. Uri Gagarin
D. Frank Borman

♦ Credit To: Usman Alvi 


  • Who was the first man to set foot on the Moon?

A. Neil Armstrong
B. Buz Aldrin
C. Uri Gagarin
D. Frank Borman

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  • The brightest planet is:

A. Venus
B. Mercury
C. Earth
D. Jupiter

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  • The Earth takes about ______ to complete one rotation around its axis

A. 48 hours
B. 23 hours 56 mins 4 sec
C. 23 hours 57 min 9 sec
D. 365 days

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  • The Sun rays reach the Earth in ______ time.

A. 10 minutes 20 seconds
B. 12 minutes 30 seconds
C. 4 minutes 30 seconds
D. 8 minutes 20 seconds

♦ Credit To: Anns Rashid 



  • The earth’s rotation on its axis is from:

A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East

♦ Credit To: Azeem Waheed ♦


  • Day and night change due to:

A. Earth’s revolution
B. Earth’s rotation accompanied with its revolution
C. Earth’s rotation on its axis
D. None of these

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  • Which of the planet has rings around it surface:

A. Uranus
B. Jupiter
C. Mars
D. Saturn

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  • The Sun is a 

A. Star
B. Planet
C. Stone
D. Comet

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  • _______ is the nearest planet to Earth.

A. Venus
B. Mars
C. Jupiter
D. None of above

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  • The planet with maximum number of moons is:

A. Saturn
B. Jupiter (63 moons)
C. Venus
D. Mercury

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  • The gas most present in the Sun is:

A. Oxygen
B. Hydrogen (70%)
C. Nitrogen
D. Helium

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  • The biggest planet in our Solar System is:

A. Jupiter
B. Saturn
C. Uranus
D. Neptune

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  • Which is the second largest planet in our Solar System?

A. Jupiter
B. Saturn
C. Uranus
D. Neptune

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  • When Earth comes in between Moon and Sun, it is known as:

A. Lunar Eclipse
B. Solar Eclipse
C. Both of these
D. None of these

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  • Jupiter is bigger than the earth _______

A. 7 times
B. 11 times
C. 100 times
D. 131 times

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  • Which is the hottest planet of our solar system

A. Mercury
B. Jupiter
C. Venus
D. None of these

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  • What was the first living creature to travel in space?

A. A bitch
B. Frog
C. Eagle
D. Cow

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  • Which is the most predominant in the composition of atmosphere?

A. Oxygen (21%)
B. Nitrogen (~78%)
C. Water vapour
D. Carbon dioxide

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  • Distance between the Earth and Sun during winter:

A. increases
B. decreases
C. remains the same
D. fluctuates

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