Astronomy (MCQ) (Pages :11)

  • 31 Earth ranks _____ in the Solar System away from the Sun.?

    (A) 5th
    (B) 4th
    (C) 6th
    (D) 3rd
  • 32 Earth revolves round the Sun In an orbit once In every __.?

    (A) 24 hours
    (B) 20 hours
    (C) 365 days
    (D) 366 days
  • 33 Equatorial circumference of the Earth is?

    (A) 40067 km
    (B) 50067 km
    (C) 4067 km
    (D) 5067 km
  • 34 Equatorial diameter of the Earth is __.?

    (A) 12757 km
    (B) 17257 km
    (C) 17527 km
    (D) 17572 km
  • 35 From west to east, what are the three main island groups in the Pacific called?

    (A) Melanesia; Micronesia and Polynesia
    (B) Polynesia; Micronesia and Melanesia
    (C) Melanesia; Polynesia and Micronesia
    (D) Micronesia; Polynesia and Melanesia
  • 36 From which country India purchases its maximum defence equipment ?

    (A) Russia
    (B) USA
    (C) Israel
    (D) China
  • 37 Going into the interior of the earth the weight of an object

    (A) A Increases
    (B) B Decreases
    (C) C Remains unchanged
    (D) D First increases and then decreases
  • 38 Hale Bopp' is a newly discovered ____.?

    (A) Planet
    (B) Meteore
    (C) Satellite
    (D) Comet
  • 39 Halley's comet completes one revolution around the sun in:

    (A) 40 years
    (B) 46 years
    (C) 60 years
    (D) 76 years
  • 40 Halley's comet completes one revolution around the sun in?

    (A) 40 years
    (B) 46 years
    (C) 60 years
    (D) 76 years
  • 41 Halley's comet visits us after every.?

    (A) 66 years
    (B) 76 years
    (C) 86 years
    (D) 96 years
  • 42 How many degrees north and south are the Tropics?

    (A) 47 degrees
    (B) 23.5 degrees
    (C) 12 degrees
    (D) 30 degrees
  • 43 How many of the following statements are true? 1. Mean Solar Day is greater than Sidereal Day approximately by 4 minutes. 2. Earth's rotational velocity is decreasing. 3. Planets are arranged according to their increasing distance from the sun as follo?

    (A) 3 and 4
    (B) 1; 3 and 4
    (C) 1 and 2
    (D) 1; 2; 3 and 4
  • 44 How many planets does our Solar System consist of?

    (A) 9
    (B) 6
    (C) 7
    (D) 10
  • 45 How many satellites does the largest planet have?

    (A) Sixteen
    (B) Ten
    (C) Six
    (D) Nine
  • 46 How much Is the average distance of the Sun from the Earth?

    (A) 150 million km
    (B) 145 million km
    (C) 155 million km
    (D) 140 million km
  • 47 How much is the variation In distance between the Earth and the Sun during aphelion and perihelion?

    (A) 5000000 km
    (B) 500000 km
    (C) 50000 km
    (D) 5000 km
  • 48 How much time (approximately) does the light from the nearest star to the Sun take in reaching the earth?

    (A) 4.3 seconds
    (B) 4.3 years
    (C) 4.3 minutes
    (D) 4.3 hours
  • 49 How much time does earth take in making one rotation on its axis with respect to a fixed star at infinite distance?

    (A) 23 hours 56 minutes
    (B) 24 hours
    (C) 23 hours 46 minutes
    (D) 24 hours 4 minutes
  • 50 How much time does the earth take in completing one rotation on its axis in relation to sun?

    (A) 23 hours 56 minutes
    (B) 24 hours
    (C) 23 hours 46 minutes
    (D) 24 hours 4 minutes
  • 51 How much time is taken by the Moon in completing one revolution around the Earth?

    (A) 27 days
    (B) 29 days
    (C) 29.32 days
    (D) 27.32 days
  • 52 If the radius of the earth is reduced by half, then the day-night on the earth would be of:

    (A) 6 hrs
    (B) 12 hrs
    (C) 18 hrs
    (D) 36 hrs
  • 53 If the radius of the earth is reduced by half, then the day-night on the earth would be of?

    (A) 6 hrs
    (B) 12 hrs
    (C) 18 hrs
    (D) 36 hrs
  • 54 If the stars are seen to rise perpendicular to the horizon by an observer, he is located on the \?

    (A) Equator
    (B) Tropic of Cancer
    (C) South Pole
    (D) North Pole
  • 55 If the Sun dies It will be transformed Into a?

    (A) White Dwarf
    (B) Black Dwarf
    (C) Quasar
    (D) All of the above
  • 56 In space, the sky looks to an astronaut:

    (A) Blue
    (B) Red
    (C) White
    (D) Black
  • 57 In space, the sky looks to an astronaut?

    (A) Blue
    (B) Red
    (C) White
    (D) Black
  • 58 In which direction la the Tropic of Capricorn in relation to the Equator?

    (A) North
    (B) South
    (C) East
    (D) West
  • 59 In which of the following planets, the Great Red Spot has been the special feature?

    (A) Jupiter
    (B) Saturn
    (C) Mars
    (D) Venus
  • 60 IRNSS is a ……………. .

    (A) Navigation satellite
    (B) Space mission
    (C) MARS mission
    (D) Geo stationary satellite

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