SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    With reference to Laplace's hypothesis of origin of the earth, consider the following statements and find out the wrong statement.

    A)  Laplace's hypothesis of origin of the earth is just a modified form of Kant's Gaseous hypothesis.

    B)  Laplace assumed that the primordial matter of the space was initially hot and rotating gaseous nebula.

    C)  Planets were formed from a ring separated from the nebula due to centrifugal force.

    D)  The angular momentum of the sun and the planets is in proportion to their masses.

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The first three statements are correct but statement 'd' is wrong because Sun contains more than 99 percent of the mass of the entire solar system but accounts for only 2 percent of the angular momentum.

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