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Question

Select the statement that is/are correct.
  1. The surface of the Moon is plane and feature less.
  2. The Moon has no atmosphere.
  3. The craters on the Moon are due to impacts from asteroids and meteorites.
  4. The temperature on the surface of the Moon is constant.


Solution

The correct options are
B The Moon has no atmosphere.
C The craters on the Moon are due to impacts from asteroids and meteorites.

The surface of the Moon is covered in craters formed due to impacting asteroids and meteorites. Since, the Moon has no atmosphere, temperature on the surface of the Moon varies drastically. Temperature on the side that is facing the Sun can reach 127 degree Celsius, while the temperature on the other side can be as low as - 173 degree Celsius.

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