Identify the planet with the help of given information:

  1. The planet is also known as “Earth’s Twin”
  2. It has the longest day in the solar system
  3. The poles of this planet are not flattened like other planets

Select the correct answer from options given below:

Answer: [B] Venus

Venus is the slowest moving planet in the solar system. Venus has a rotational velocity of just 6.5 km/h compared to Earth’s rational velocity of 1,670 km/h. Due to its slow speed it has not experienced flattening at poles. Mars is also be called “Earth’s Twin” sometimes, but other given features in the question are not for Mars.

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