SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    On which planet would one witness sunrise in the west?

    A)  Jupiter 

    B)  Venus

    C)  Saturn 

    D)  Mercury

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Venus has a retrograde rotation. Unlike other planets in the solar system that rotate west to east (the same spinning direction of the Sun or prograde rotation), Venus spins east to west, (opposite to the Sun or retrograde rotation). Hence the sun rise flips in direction.

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