Stars and the Solar System MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science Chapter 17 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science with Answers

Q1. Science of studying compostion of universe and other related information is called:

(i) Astronomy
(ii) Geology
(iii) Astrology
(iv) None of these

(i) Astronomy

Q2. Farthest planet of the solar system is

(i) Neptune
(ii) Jupiter
(iii) Mercury
(iv) Earth

(i) Neptune

Q3. The Halley’s Comet is seen after every

(i) 76 months
(ii) 76 years
(iii) 56 months
(iv) 56 years

(ii) 76 years

Q4. Which unit is used to measure astronomical distances?

(i) Leap year
(ii) Light year
(iii) Century
(iv) Sound year

(ii) Light year

Q5. The least dense planet is

(i) Earth
(ii) Jupiter
(iii) Saturn
(iv) Uranus

(iii) Saturn

Q6. One of the planets where life exists:

(i) Earth
(ii) Moon
(iii) Jupiter
(iv) None of the above

(i) Earth

Q7. Hottest planet of solar system is:

(i) Mars
(ii) Venus
(iii) Mercury
(iv) Earth

(iii) Mercury

Q8. The brightest planet of the solar system is

(i) Mercury
(ii) Venus
(iii) Earth
(iv) Saturn

(ii) Venus

Q9. Sky is not clear in cities due to

(i) Dust and smoke
(ii) More population
(iii) Bright light
(iv) Larger area

(i) Dust and smoke

Q10. What term is used for celestial bodies that revolve around the Sun in highly elliptical orbit?

(i) Comet
(ii) Meteors
(iii) Asteroids
(iv) Planets

(i) Comet

Q11. If Saturn is thrown into an ocean,

(i) It will float
(ii) It will sink
(iii) It will dissolve
(iv) It will soak all water

(i) It will float

Q12. The path of planet around the sun is called its

(i) Orbit
(ii) Spin
(iii) Rotation
(iv) Revolution

(i) Orbit

Q13. Which of the following is not inner planet:

(i) Mercury
(ii) Jupiter
(iii) Mars
(iv) Earth

(ii) Jupiter

Q14. Orion is a

(i) constellation
(ii) star
(iii) planet
(iv) satellite

(i) constellation

Q15. Neptune have very low temperature due to

(i) Far distance from sun
(ii) Presence of oxygen
(iii) Huge amount of ice
(iv) Glacier on its surface

(i) Far distance from sun

Q16. Which planet is called morning star or evening star?

(i) Venus
(ii) Mars
(iii) Jupiter
(iv) Mercury

(i) Venus

Q17. Earlier we had 9 planets in our solar system of which one name has been eliminated as per IAU (2006). The planet is

(i) Uranus
(ii) Neptune
(iii) Pluto
(iv) Earth

(iii) Pluto

Q18. Which is the largest, natural satellite in the solar system?

(i) The moon
(ii) lo
(iii) Eros
(iv) Ganymede

(iv) Ganymede

Q19. Asteroids are seen between the orbits of:

(i) Mercury and Earth
(ii) Mais and Jupiter
(iii) Earth and Mars
(iv) Nne of these

(ii) Mais and Jupiter

Q20. Our galaxy is known as

(i) Earth galaxy
(ii) Sun galaxy
(iii) Milky way galaxy
(iv) Constellation

(iii) Milky way galaxy

Q21. The various shapes of bright part of moon is called

(i) Parts of moon
(ii) Ring of moon
(iii) Cover of moon
(iv) Phases of moon

(iv) Phases of moon

Q22. Which of the following is not a planet?

(i) Mercury
(ii) Saturn
(iii) Jupiter
(iv) Great bear

(iv) Great bear

Q23. The tilting of the earth is responsible for

(i) Change of the season
(ii) Change of days
(iii) Change of the sun rays
(iv) None of the options

(i) Change of the season

Q24. The brightest object in clear night sky is

(i) Venus
(ii) Sun
(iii) Moon
(iv) Star

(iii) Moon

Q25. Which of the following is not a member of solar system:

(i) Satellite
(ii) Artificial satellite
(iii) Sun
(iv) Planet

(ii) Artificial satellite

Q26. How many stars does orion constellation have?

(i) 8
(ii) 10
(iii) 12
(iv) 4

(i) 8

Q27. Millions of stars together are

(i) Solar system
(ii) Galaxy
(iii) Constellation
(iv) Comet

(ii) Galaxy

Q28. The planet farthest from the Sun is

(i) Uranus
(ii) Neptune
(iii) Saturn
(iv) Mercury

(ii) Neptune

Q29. The first outside orbit of the earth planet is

(i) Mars
(ii) Jupiter
(iii) Saturn
(iv) Earth

(i) Mars

Q30. What kind of a planet is Jupiter?

(i) Terrestrial planet
(ii) Gas planet
(iii) Asteroid
(iv) Hottest planet

(ii) Gas planet

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