Oral questions for Formative and Summative Assessments
Q.1.Name the planet appears to the northern sky before sun rise?
Ans: Venus brightest of all planets
Q.2. Name the planet which has max number of moons?
Ans: Jupiter have max number of moons manly consist of hydrogen and helium gases
Q.3. In which direction stars move except Polar star?
Ans: When seen from earth stars appear to move from east to west.
Q.4. Why pole star appears stationary?
Ans: As it lies on the imaginary axis of the rotation of the earth.
Q.5.Which two planets have asteroids between them?
Ans: Asteroids are the rocks pieces that revolve around the sun between the orbit of Mars and Jupiter.
Q.6. Which comet visit the earth after 76 year?
Ans: Halley’s comet. Heavenly bodies that revolve around the sun and appears as bright as glowing ball with a long tail is called comet.
Q.7.What happen to meteors when enters the earth’s atmosphere?
Ans: meteors when enters the earth’s atmosphere starts glowing and are seen as a bright steak of light fleshing momentarily across the sky.
Q.8.What is the high tog geostationary satellite from the earth surface?
Ans: 36000km and used for satellite communicacation.
Q.9. what does term INSAT mean?
Ans: Indian National Satellite.
Q.10.Name the first Indian satellite launched success fully.
Ans: Aryabhata on 19 april,1975
11. What is the vast space which includes everything around us called?
12. Name the various objects that constitute the universe?
Ans: All the stars, the sun, the planet and their moon, meteorites, comets.
13. What is the distance travelled by light in one year called?
Ans: One light year=9460 billion kilometer
14. How much time sunlight takes to reach the earth?
Ans: 8.3 sec.
15. What material the stars are made up of?
Ans: Hydrogen gas
16. Name the celestial bodies you see in night sky?
17. Why celestial bodies appear to move from east to west in the sky?
Ans: This is because the earth rotates from west to east.
18. Name the stars which appear stationary when sea from earth?
Ans: The pole star or Druvtara
19. Name the galaxy we belong to?
Ans: milky Way (Akash Ganga)
20. What is the most distinguish Feature of Jupiter?
Ans: Great red spot. It is believed to be a storm in its atmosphere.
Further study links
Stars and The Solar System Oral questions CCE FA Test
CBSE Ch. Stars and The Solar System (Physics) MCQ
8th Multiple Choice Questions Universe stars and planets
Test Paper Based on CCE (With Solution)
Solved 8th (VIII) chapter The Universe Test Paper
Stars and The Solar System- Question bank VIII(8th)
8th Stars and the solar system CBSE assignment
NCERT SOLUTON FOR Chapter Solar system
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