Top 21 GK Questions on Planets and Their Moons For Class 2

The Universe always enchants us, humans. The good part is that it also is a crucial topic for GK. Here, we are providing you with the top general knowledge questions on Planets and their Moons for Class 2 kids. You will also get the answers to the questions listed here.

Here is the list of Planets in the Solar System: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. There are numerous questions on Planets and their moons. We have compiled a set of the most important 21 questions on Planets of the solar system.

The 8 planets of the solar system

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Answer the following questions:

1. Which is the planet nearest to the sun?

  1. Earth
  2. Mars
  3. Mercury
  4. Saturn

2. Which is the planet farthest from the sun?

  1. Uranus
  2. Jupiter
  3. Mercury
  4. Neptune

3. ______ is the hottest planet of our solar system.

  1. Mercury
  2. Venus
  3. Jupiter
  4. Earth

4. ______ is the largest planet of our solar system.

GK Questions on Planets and Their Moons - The Largest Planet

  1. Saturn
  2. Uranus
  3. Mars
  4. Jupiter

5. Which is the smallest planet of our solar system?

  1. Mercury
  2. Uranus
  3. Saturn
  4. Mars

6. Which of these is the coldest planet of our solar system?

  1. Uranus
  2. Neptune
  3. Saturn
  4. Jupiter

7. The planet(s) with rings around is/are:

  1. Saturn
  2. Jupiter
  3. Uranus
  4. All of the mentioned

8. ______ is called the “Red Planet” of our solar system.

GK Questions on Planets and Their Moons - Red Planet

  1. Mercury
  2. Venus
  3. Earth
  4. Mars

9. Arrange the following planets in ascending order of their distance from the sun.

I. Jupiter II. Venus III. Mercury IV. Mars V. Earth

  1. I, V, IV, II, III
  2. III, II, V, IV, I
  3. III, II, IV, V, I
  4. I, IV, V, II, III

10. ______ is the third planet from the sun.

  1. Mars
  2. Earth
  3. Jupiter
  4. Saturn

11. A celestial body in space that orbits around a larger body is called a

  1. Star
  2. Constellation
  3. Natural Satellite
  4. Asteroid

12. The moon is the Earth’s _______.

GK Questions on Planets and Their Moons - Earth

  1. Natural satellite
  2. Star
  3. Planet
  4. None of the above

13. The planet with the highest number of moons is

  1. Saturn
  2. Jupiter
  3. Neptune
  4. Uranus

14. The planet(s) with no moons is/are

  1. Venus and Mars
  2. Mars and Neptune
  3. Mercury and Mars
  4. Mercury and Venus

15. The planet with two moons is

GK Questions on Planets and Their Moons- Planet with two moons

  1. Mercury
  2. Earth
  3. Venus
  4. Mars

16. Phobos and Deimos are the natural satellites of which planet?

  1. Mars
  2. Mercury
  3. Neptune
  4. Uranus

17. Titan is one of the moons of ______.

  1. Jupiter
  2. Saturn
  3. Venus
  4. Earth

18. How many moons does Uranus have?

  1. 12
  2. 14
  3. 27
  4. 30

19. Neptune has ____ moons.

  1. 12
  2. 14
  3. 27
  4. 31

20. Ganymede, the biggest moon in our solar system, belongs to which planet?

  1. Saturn
  2. Uranus
  3. Neptune
  4. Jupiter

21. Which planet is called the evening/morning star?

  1. Jupiter
  2. Venus
  3. Mars
  4. Saturn

Here’s a Fun Fact: Venus and Uranus are two planets, which spin backwards relative to other planets of our solar system. So, on these planets, Sun rises in the West and sets in the East!

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For answers to the above-mentioned questions, you can refer below.

Answers:

1. (c) Mercury

2. (d) Neptune

3. (b) Venus

4. (d) Jupiter

5. (a) Mercury

6. (b) Neptune

7. (d) All

8. (d) Mars

9. (b) III, II, V, IV, I

10. (b) Earth

11. (c) Natural Satellite

12. (a) Natural satellite

13. (a) Saturn

14. (d) Mercury and Venus

15. (d) Mars

16. (a) Mars

17. (b) Saturn

18. (c) 27

19. (b) 14

20. (d) Jupiter

21. (b) Venus


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