The Universe and Solar System Important Questions

6th Standard

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Social Science

Answer all the questions 

Time : 01:40:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Part A

    5 x 1 = 5
  1. ___________is self luminous and gives light on its own

    (a)

    sun

    (b)

    Moon

    (c)

    Star

    (d)

    Earth

  2. The nearest planet is___________

    (a)

    Mercury

    (b)

    Venus

    (c)

    Neptune

    (d)

    Jupiter

  3. The second largest planet in the solar system is______________

    (a)

    Mars

    (b)

    Star

    (c)

    Earth

    (d)

    Saturn

  4. Consider the following statements
    (1) Biosphere consists of Ecosystems.
    (2) Atmosphere consists of water bodies.
    (3) Lithosphere is the solid outer layer of the Earth

    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    1 and 3

    (c)

    1,2 and 3

    (d)

    2 only

  5. Consider the following statements
    Statement I: Jupiter is the eighth planet from the Sun.
    Statement II: Jupiter is the Gaseous Giant planet.
    Which of the following statements is/are time?  

    (a)

    I is true, II is wrong

    (b)

    I is wrong, II is true

    (c)

    Both the statements are true

    (d)

    Both the statements are wrong

  6. Part B

    5 x 1 = 5
  7. India’s first ever mission to the moon is _______________ .

    ()

    Chandrayaan-I

  8. At the time of Perihelion, the Earth is _________________  to the Sun.

    ()

    Closest

  9. The sound travels at a speed of____________

    ()

    330m/s

  10. The four planets nearer to the Sun are called __________ Planets

    ()

    Inner or Terrestrial

  11. The specific gravity of Saturn is _____________ that of water

    ()

    less than

  12. Part C

    5 x 1 = 5
  13. Ringed Planet

  14. (1)

    Jovian planet

  15. Coldest Planet

  16. (2)

    Neptune

  17. Neptune

  18. (3)

    Curved path

  19. Orbit

  20. (4)

    Saturn

  21. Hydro

  22. (5)

    Water

    Part D

    5 x 2 = 10
  23. Pluto, Eris, Ceres, Io

  24. Rover, Orbiter, Aeroplane, Space shuttle

  25. Mercury, Earth, Mars, Uranus

  26. Sol, Bio, Atmo, Hydro

  27. Europa, Ganymede, Pluto, Callisto

  28. Part E

    5 x 2 = 10
  29. Name the inner planet.

  30. Pluto is no longer a planet. Reason out.

  31. What is perihelion?

  32. How many times in a year would you find the sun over headed if you lived on 20oN Latitude?

  33. Which celestial body shares its orbit with others? Give an Example.

  34. Part F

    3 x 5 = 15
  35. Distinguish between inner and outer planets

  36. Study the picture and answer the given questions.
    a. Which is the closest planet to the Sun?
    b. Which is the largest planet?
    c. Which is the fart~est planet from the Sun?
    d. Which is the second smallest planet?

  37. Look at the picture and answer the questions given below.

    a) Identify the planet
    b) What is the colour of the planet?
    c) Why is it of this colour?

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