World Geography

Question
If Consider the following statements regarding asteroids :




1. Asteroids are rocky debris of varying sizes orbiting the Sun.




2. Most of the asteroids are small but some have diameter as large as 1000 km.




3. The orbit of asteroids lies between orbits of Jupiter and Saturn.




Of these statements
Options:
A. 1, 2 and 3 are correct
B. 2 and 3 are correct
C. 1 and 2 are correct
D. 1 and 3 are correct

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Answer: Option C
: C

Ans. (c) Explanation Asteroids are rocky debris of varying sizes from smaller to as large as 1000 km. But the orbit of asteroids (tier orbit) lies between the orbits of mars and Jupiter, but not between Jupiter and Saturn. So, 1 & 2 are correct but not 3.

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