SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?
    S.No. Planet Chief Characteristic Feature
    1. Saturn Kings of Planets
    2. Jupiter Planet with Great Red spot in its atmosphere
    3. Mercury Slowest rotating planet

    A)  1 only

    B)  2 only

    C)  1, and 2          

    D)  2 and 3

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Jupiter is the largest of all the planets of the solar system and is known as the king of planets. Jupiter has Great Red Spot in its atmosphere. It is a high pressure zone in the southern hemisphere near the equator where temperatures are lower than the surrounding atmosphere, it covers a vast area which is 40,000 km long and 32,000 km wide. Venus is the slowest rotating planet with rotation period of 243 days whereas rotation period of Mercury is only 58.65 days.

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