Mark the following statements as true (T) or false (F):

(a) Pole Star is a member of the solar system. ( )

Answer

False

Stars are not the members of the solar system.  

 

(b) Mercury is the smallest planet of the solar system. ( )

Answer

True

Mercury is the smallest planet of the solar system

 

(c) Uranus is the farthest planet in the solar system. ( )

Answer

False

Neptune is the farthest planet in the solar system.

 

(d) INSAT is an artificial satellite. ( )

Answer

True

INSAT is an artificial satellite launched by India

 

(e) There are nine planets in the solar system. ( )

Answer

False

There are eight planets in the solar system

They are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

 

(f) Constellation Orion can be seen only with a telescope. ( )

Answer

False 

Constellation Orion can be seen during winters around late evenings. It is visible to naked eyes.

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  2. Chapter 17 Class 8 - Stars and the Solar System

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