The planet that takes 88 days to make one revolution of the sun is :

(1) Mercury
(2) Saturn
(3) Jupiter
(4) Mars

Correct Answer : (1) The planet that takes 88 days to make one revolution of the sun is Mercury.

Explanation:

In the solar system, the orbit of Mercury is the most eccentric (that is, the least perfectly circular) of the eight planets.

Mercury is planet that takes 88 days to make one revolution of the sun, completing three rotations about its axis for every two orbits.

Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. Since Mercury is the closest, the radius or the distance of Mercury from the Sun is the least. Hence the circumference is also the least. Thus Mercury has to travel the least distance to revolve around the Sun. Hence Mercury completes the revolution in the least time. Mercury is followed by Venus and then is Earth where we live.

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