Consider the following objects of the solar system:
1. Planets
2. Comets
3. Asteroids
Which among the above have elliptical orbits?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

All planets, comets and asteroids in our solar system have elliptical orbits. Thus, they all have a closest and a farthest point from the Sun- a perihelion and an aphelion.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module