Geography Quiz

Class 6 Geography Chapter 1 MCQ

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Important Multiple choice questions from Chapter 1 ‘The Earth in The Solar System’ of Class 6 Geography. These questions have been taken from NCERT and are very important for school exams as well as competitive exams purpose.

Geography Chapter 1 Quiz for Class 6

Question 1
What is the name given to a group of stars in the sky that make up a certain pattern. When the sky is clear these stars can be seen from Earth without the use of a telescope.
A
Pole star
B
Constellations
C
Geoid
D
Calestial bodies
Question 1 Explanation: 
A constellation is a name given to a group of stars in the sky that make up a certain pattern. Sometimes this pattern is imaginary. When the sky is clear these stars can be seen from Earth without the use of a telescope. Constellation is a Latin word meaning “set with stars”.
Question 2
Objects in space such as the sun, moon, planets and stars are ____________________
A
Celestial bodies
B
Asteroids
C
Meteoroids
D
Blue Planet
Question 2 Explanation: 
A celestial body can be defined as any natural body outside of the Earth's atmosphere. Celestial bodies or heavenly bodies are objects in space such as the sun, moon, planets and stars. A natural celestial object, visible in the sky, such as a star, planet, natural satellite, asteroid, comet, the Moon or the Sun.
Question 3
The planet known as "Earth's Twin" is___________
A
Jupiter
B
Saturn
C
Mars
D
Venus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Venus is a terrestrial planet and is sometimes called Earth's "sister planet" because of their similar size, mass, proximity to the Sun, and bulk composition. It is radically different from Earth in other respects.
Question 4
From the outer space, the earth appears blue because its two-thirds surface is covered by water. It is, therefore, called a ____________________
A
Swift Planet
B
Blue Planet
C
Gaint Planet
D
Ice Giant
Question 4 Explanation: 
From the outer space, the earth appears blue because its two-thirds surface is covered by water. It is, therefore, called a blue planet.
Question 5
Which Planet is also known as 'Red Planet' ?
A
Mars
B
Jupiter
C
Venus
D
Saturn
Question 5 Explanation: 
It is half the size of Earth. Mars is sometimes called the Red Planet. It's red because of rusty iron in the ground.
Question 6
Which planet is the largest planet in the solar system?
A
Earth
B
Saturn
C
Jupiter
D
Uranus
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jupiter also known as "Giant planet" the largest planet in our solar system. Around 1300 times bigger than earth.
Question 7
Which is the coldest planet in our Solar System?
A
Mercury
B
Saturn
C
Neptune
D
Uranus
Question 7 Explanation: 
Uranus also know as "Ice giant" the second largest planet and the coldest planet in our solar system.
Question 8
Numerous tiny bodies, rocky objects that orbit the Sun are known as _____________
A
Asteroids
B
Meteoroids
C
Galaxy
D
Satellite
Question 8 Explanation: 
Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the Sun. Although asteroids orbit the Sun like planets, they are much smaller than planets.
Question 9
All the planets move around the sun in a _____________ Path
A
Circular Path
B
Rectangular Path
C
Elongated Path
D
All the above
Question 9 Explanation: 
All the planets of the of the solar system-- Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune move around the sun in a fixed elongated path.
Question 10
Asteroids are found between the orbits of _____________________
A
Saturn and Jupiter
B
Uranus and Saturn
C
Earth and Mars
D
Mars and Jupiter
Question 10 Explanation: 
There are numerous tiny bodies which also move around the sun. These bodies are called asteroids. They are found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Scientists are of the view that asteroids are parts of a planet which exploded many years back.
There are 10 questions to complete.

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