Question

Which planet is also known as Red planet ?

A

Mercury

B

Mars

C

Venus

D

Jupiter

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Correct option is B)

The fourth planet from the Sun is Mars. It orbits the Sun at an average distance of 228 million km. The average temperature is 63 degrees Celsius below zero. Mars is also known as Red Planet because it appears as an orange-red star in the sky. This planet appears so due to rust in Martian rocks. Because of its color, Greeks and Romans named it after their god of war.

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