Chapter 1 Class 6 Geography - The Earth and the Solar System

Which planet is known as the "Messenger of the Roman Gods."


Answer by Student

So, the correct answer is Mercury

Detailed Explanation by Teachoo


  • Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system and is named after the Roman god Mercury. 
  • In Greek mythology, Mercury is the god Hermes . Hermes is the messenger of the gods and is often portrayed as a young man with wings on his feet.
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