Consider the following pairs:

  1. Hottest planet→ Mercury
  2. Planet closest to Earth→ Mars
  3. Maximum orbital speed→ Jupiter

  Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] None

Venus is the second planet from the sun and has a temperature that is maintained at 462 degrees Celsius. Venus is hotter than Mercury. Venus, the second planet from the sun, is closer to Earth than Mars. Mercury is the fastest planet, which speeds around the sun at 47.87 km/s.

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