Geography One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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Geography One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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Maximum questions come from Geography portion in different competitive exams.

Here are some important Geography one-liners for students competing for various exams

Watch some of the important Geography Bits below.


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.

Milky Way
Milky Way

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.

constellation
constellation

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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