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Which of the following Planets is also known as ‘Red Planet’?
1. Mars
2. Venus
3. Mercury
4. Jupiter

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Mars

The correct answer is Mars.

  • Mars is also known as the ‘Red Planet’.

  • Its red color is due to the presence of iron oxide on the surface of Mars.
  • It has two satellites are Phobos and Deimos, while the planet Venus is called ‘dawn star’ and ‘evening star’.
  • Both satellites of Mars discovered in 1877 by astronomer Hall, who named them for the Latin terms “fear” and “panic”.
  • Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, is a cold, dusty, desert world with a thin atmosphere.
  • Olympus Mons is the largest volcano within the known universe.
  • It measures some 600 km across and rises nearly 27 km above the encompassing terrain.

  • Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and the smallest planet.
  • Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system.
  • Copernicus is known as the inventor of the Solar System.

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