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The line joining the stars, 'Merak' and 'Dubhe', of the  constellation, when extended, points to  .
  1. Ursa Major
  2. Orion
  3. South Star
  4. North Star
  5. Lyra
  6. Lepus


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The correct options are
A Ursa Major
D North Star

The line joining the stars Merak and Dubhe of the Ursa Major constellation, when extended, points towards the Pole star. Pole star doesn't move as it is at the centre of the rotational axis, but the Ursa Major seems to be moving as the Earth rotates continuously.

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