30 Easy GK Questions and Answers On Planets & Their Moons for Kids
It is important to teach children about the solar system as it helps them to aware of the planets that are present in the solar system. This knowledge will help them definitely in their education level where they will be able to clear any test, competition, or debate confidently. A solar system is a place that consists of the sun, planet, dwarf planets, asteroids, and comets that together make our stellar family. It is important for children to understand this entire system at a young age and how it works. It is always best practice to start with basic solar system questions that tell about the names of planets and their properties. In this article children will learn about 30 GK questions on planets with answers for classes 1, 2, and 3 kids. Through these general knowledge questions, they will gain information such as names, sizes, distances of planets, and other attributes of each planet.
Amazing Facts About Planets for Grades 1, 2, and 3 Kids
Here are a few solar system facts for classes 1, 2, and 3 children:
- There is a total of 181 moons in our solar system.
- The most interesting thing is the solid system was formed a long year back 4.6 billion years ago.
- The solar system has 8 planets.
- Earth is a very tiny part of the solar system.
- All planets including the sun are shaped like a ball.
- The last planet discovered in the solar system was Neptune.
- Uranus is the only planet that we can see with the naked eye.
30 Interesting Planets & their Moons Quiz with Answers
Young ones get more curious to learn about many things they see around them. Especially when they see stars in the sky. They have a lot of questions to ask. So we have added is most common GK questions on the solar system for children:
Q1. From the following name the smallest moon from the solar system?
Q2. Name the planets which have Phobos and Deimos.
Q3. From the following name the planet which is called the morning and evening star?
Q4. Which imaginary line spins around the earth?
Q5. Name the planet that is not a moon of Jupiter.
Q6. From the given list name the brightest and shiniest star in the sky.
Q7. How many total Venus moons are there around the 2nd plant?
Q8. How sun helps us?
a) Light and cold
b) Light and shade
c) Heat and Light
d) Light and darkness
Q9. From the given list name the planet that has the highest density.
Q10. From the following name the planets that have the shortest revolution period?
Q11. When does the moon doesn’t show in the sky?
a) Full moon
b) Second-quarter moon
c) First Quarter moon
d) New Moon
Q12. From the following list name the planet that is nearest to the Sun.
Q13. From the following name the planet that is farthest from the Sun?
Q14. Amongst the given list which planet is the hottest n our solar system?
Q15. Amongst the given list which planet is the largest in our solar system?
Q16. Amongst the following list which planet is the smallest in our solar system?
Q17. From the following name the coldest planet in our solar system?
Q18. Amongst the following list, which planets have a ring around them?
d) All from above
Q19. Name the planet that is also known as the Red Planet.
Q20. Which celestial body in space has orbits around a larger body?
a) Natural Satellite
Q21. Why Sun attract us most?
a) Magnetic pull
b) Sun’s gravity is big because of its mass
c) It is in the mid of the solar system
d) The magnetic pull of other planets
Q22. From the following name the part of the Sun that is visible during a total solar eclipse?
Q23. In how many total minutes does the light from the sun take to reach Earth?
a) 9 minutes
b) 7 minutes 58 seconds
c) 8 minutes 20 seconds
d) 10 minutes
Q24. What do we call the moon that changes its shape?
Q25. Arrange the solar planets in sorting order of their distance from the Sun.
a). Jupiter b). Venus c). Mercury d). Mars e). Earth
a) a, e, d, b, c
b) c, b, e, d, a
c) c, b, d, e, a
d) a, d, e, b, c
Q26. Which part of the sun is visible to us?
Q27. From the following which are the Jovian Planets?
Q28. Name the planet which has the most moons.
Q29. From the given list, what is the orbital duration of the moon?
a) 15 days
b) 20 days
c) 27 days
d) 39 days
Q30. Name the planet which does not have a moon.
a) Neptune and Mars
b) Uranus and Saturn
c) Jupiter and Mars
d) Mercury and Venus
Here are the answers to solar system questions. Check your young ones’ answers from the given options if they choose them correctly and reward them with the right answers.
|Ans. 1) d||2) b||3) a||4) c|
|5) a||6) d||7) c||8) c|
|9) d||10) a||11) d||12) a|
|13) d||14) a||15) c||16) b|
|17) b||18) d||19) a||20) a|
|21) b||22) d||23) c||24) d|
|25) b||26) d||27) a||28) c|
|29) c||30) d|
Learning the solar systems is very interesting and we hope young ones even found it more knowledgeable and interesting.
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