Which among the following planets are called “Superior Planets”?

1. Venus

2. Mars

3. Jupiter

4. Saturn

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [B] Only 2, 3 & 4

The planets closer to the sun than the earth, namely Mercury and Venus, are called the inferior planets. The planets located at a distance greater than the distance of the earth from the sun are called the superior planets. Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are superior planets.

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