Geography One-Liners for various competitive examinations
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Here are some important Geography one-liners for students competing for various exams
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1-The universe comprises a number of galaxies
2-Galaxy is a collection of millions or billions of stars and planets that are held together by gravitational pull.
3-Milky Way is one such galaxy. The earth lies in this galaxy
4-Milky Way is also called as Akash Ganga. It is spiral in shape
5-Milky Way is so called because it looks like a river of milky light flowing from one corner to another of the sky.
6-Andromeda is the nearest galaxy to Milky Way.
7-Sun is a star made up of extremely hot gases, particularly by hydrogen (70%), Helium (26.5%) and others (3.5%) gases.
8-Sun is 150 million km away from the earth. The sunlight takes 8 minutes to reach the earth’s surface
9-The period of revolution of the sun around the galactic center is 250 million year. This period is called as cosmic or galactic year
10-The core of the sun consists of hydrogen atoms which fuse together due to compression and creates helium. This is called as nuclear fusion.
11-A constellation is a group of stars. Some examples of constellations are Orian, Big Dipper, Great Bear, Cassiopeia.
12-Sunspots are dark appearing areas present in photosphere from where solar flares originate
13-Planets means wanderers.
14-Terrestrial planets are dense rocky bodies and are called as Earth-like planets. Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are included in it. They are also called as inner planets.
15-There are eight planets in our solar system. They are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
16-International Astronomical Union (IAU) recognized five dwarf planets. They are Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake, and Seden.
17-Jovian Planets are gigantic in size and are gaseous in composition with large satellite. These have similar features to that of Jupiter, thus called Jupiter like planets.
18-The planets move around the sun in a fixed orbit Which is elongated in shape (elliptical).
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