GK Questions (Static GK GS): 25 Questions and Answers from Geography

First published on: 2019-12-09 Geography

25 Important Geography GK Questions

Q. 1: Which planet comes at third place as per the increasing distance of planets from the Sun?

Answer: Earth

Q. 2: What is the average distance of Mercury from the Sun?

Answer: 5.80 million kilometers

Q. 3: What is the rotation period of the planet Mercury on its axis?

Answer: 59 days

Q. 4: How much time does the planet Mercury take to complete a single orbit of the Sun?

Answer: 88 days

Q. 5: Which planet has a rotation period (on its axis) approximately equal to the Earth's rotation period in Solar System?

Answer: Mars (Approx. 24 hours 36 minutes)

Q. 6: Which planet has the longest period of rotation (on its axis) among all the planets in Solar System?

Answer: Venus (The rotation period of Venus on its axis is 243 days).

Q. 7: Which planet has the shortest period of rotation (on its axis) of all the planets in the Solar System?

Answer: Jupiter (The rotation period of Jupiter on its axis is around 9 hours 54 minutes).

Q. 8: Which planet has the shortest orbital period (around the Sun) of all the planets in the Solar System?

Answer: Mercury

Q. 9: Which planet has the longest orbital period of any planet revolution (around the Sun) in the Solar System?

Answer: Neptune

Q. 10: Which planet in the Solar System has the maximum number of satellites?

Answer: Jupiter

Q. 11: Which planet in the solar system has the least number of satellites?

Answer: Earth

Q. 12: Which planets in the Solar System do not have any satellite?

Answer: Mercury and Venus

Q. 13: How much time does the planet Venus take to complete a single orbit around the Sun?

Answer: 225 days

Q. 14: How much time does Mars take to complete a single orbit around the Sun?

Answer: 687 days

Q. 15: What is the hottest planet in the solar system?

Answer: Venus

Q. 16: Which is the coldest planet in the Solar System?

Answer: Uranus

Q. 17: In which year was the Uranus planet discovered?

Answer: 1781 AD

Q. 18: In which year was the Neptune planet discovered?

Answer: 1846 AD

Q. 19: Which planet of the solar system has the largest temperature difference?

Answer: Mercury

Q. 20: Which planet in the solar system has the fastest speed of revolution (around the sun)?

Answer: Mercury (about 47.9 km per second)

Q. 21: Which planet in the solar system has the lowest orbital speed (around the sun)?

Answer: Neptune (about 5.4 km per second)

Q. 22: What is the approximate orbital speed of the Earth around the Sun?

Answer: 29.8 km. per second

Q. 23: The “Big Splat Theory” is related to the origin of which satellite?

Answer: Moon

Q. 24: How many years ago the moon is believed to have originated?

Answer: 4.44 billion years ago

Q. 25: How many years ago the evolution of life on Earth is believed to have happened?

Answer: 460 million years ago

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