World Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS & SSC Examinations

Q.  Consider the following:
1: Asteroid Belt
2: Kuiper Belt
3: Oort Cloud
4: Farout
Which among the following is the correct sequence of their increasing distance from Sun?


a. 1, 2, 3, 4
b. 1, 3, 2, 4
c. 2, 1, 3, 4
d. 3, 1, 2, 4


ANSWER: See Answer
 
The Kuiper Belt is a doughnut-shaped ring, extending just beyond the orbit of Neptune from about 30 to 55 AU. The Oort Cloud is a spherical shell, occupying space at a distance between five thousand and 100 thousand AU. Thus, both of them are beyond the orbit of Neptune. Farout ( 2018 VG18) is the farthest known object in solar system.
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