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Subject :NSO    Class : Class 8

Read the given statements and select the correct option.
Statement 1 : Venus is hotter than mercury though it is far away from the Sun.
Statement 2 : Cloudy atmosphere of Venus reflects almost 75 percent of the sunlight that falls on it.

A Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2 is the correct explanation of statement 1.
B Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2 is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
C Statement 1 is true but statement 2 is false.
D Both statements 1 and 2 are false.


if it reflects lot of sunlight how can it be the hottest planet??

Ans 1:

Class : Class 9

Ans 2:

Class : Class 9
Hi friend. The ans is b. It is the hottest planet because of large amount of CO2 in it which causes greenhouse effect. It is true that it reflects sunlight but this is not the reason for it being hot. HOPE THIS HELPS YOU!!!

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