01. A light year, as a unit of measurement of distances of heavenly bodies, is equal to ?

02. If the Earth had no satellite of its own (i.e, the moon), which phenomena will not occur ?

03. The biggest star in our galaxy is ?

04. The brightest planet as seen from the earth ?

05. The Distance between the Earth and the Sun is greatest during ?

06. The Earth's annual circuit round the Sun covers a distance of ?

07. The maximum possible angle between the direction of Sun and that of a planet (as viewed from the Earth) is called ?

08. The nearest star to Earth (excepting the Sun) in our galaxy is ?

09. The planet Neptune, discovered in 1846 and yet to complete its circuit, will be back at the position where it was first observed until the year ?

10. The planet Pluto's orbit around the Sun takes about ?

11. The speed per minute at which the Earth revolves arond the Sun is ?

12. The Sun shines vertically on the Equator ?

13. The three planets,farthest from the Sun in the ascending order of distance are ?

14. The time taken by the Uranus to revolve round the Sun is approximately ?

15. The cooler areas which move about on the Sun's surface and show up as dark spots ?

16. What is unusual about the rotation of Venus ?

17. Which comet appears every every 76 years ?

18. Which gases is most predominant in the Sun ?

19. Which planet takes very nearly the same time for a rotation on its own axis as does the Earth ?

20. Who was the first to observe Sun sports ?

Posted by Guide Saturday, April 25, 2009


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