State whether the following are True/False.
Question:

State whether the following are True/False.

(i) The planet nearest to us is Jupiter.

(ii)All the stars are at the same distance from us.

(iii)The planets do not emit light of their own.

(iv)The planets keep changing their position with respect to stars.

(v) The planet Venus appears in the eastern sky before sunrise.

(vi)The plane in which the earth revolves around the Sun is called equatorial plane of earth.

Solution:

(i) False, nearest planets to the Earth are Mars and Venus.

(ii)False, stars are at different distances from us.

(iii)True, only stars emit light of their own.

(iv)True, because the planets are always in motion.

(v) True, planet Venus is also called morning star.

(vi)False, the Earth revolves around the Sun in orbital plane.

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