Question of The Day29-11-2020

Which of the following statements is not true about Inner Planets?

Answer

Correct Answer : c ) They do not have solid surfaces and are gaseous bodies.

Explanation :

The eight planets in the solar system are divided into two groups- Inner planets or Terrestrial planets and Outer or Jovian planets or gaseous planets.

Inner planets include Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, while Outer Planets include Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

Features of Inner Planets

  • These are also known as Terrestrial planets or Rocky planets.
  • They are nearer to the Sun, move faster and have a shorter period of revolution.
  • Thin and rocky crust; mantle is rich in iron and magnesium.
  • They have solid surfaces.
  • No ring systems are present around them.
  • Thin atmosphere
  • Very less number or no natural satellite

Hence, (c) is the correct answer.

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