Astronomy (MCQ) (Pages :11)

  • 61 IRNSS-1E is the fifth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), which vehicle launched it?

    (A) PSLV-C31
    (B) PSLV-C30
    (C) PSLV-C21
    (D) GSLV 3
  • 62 Largest planet of our Solar System is _____.?

    (A) Jupiter
    (B) Mars
    (C) Saturn
    (D) Uranus
  • 63 Largest satellite in Solar System is ____.?

    (A) Moon
    (B) Ganymede
    (C) Europa
    (D) Cheron
  • 64 Lunar eclipse means?

    (A) Direction or path of the Moon
    (B) The Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth
    (C) The Earth comes in between the sun and the Moon and the centres of all the three come on the same straight line
    (D) The average angle made by a line drawn from the Moon to the Earth
  • 65 Nearest star from the earth after Sun is?

    (A) Proxima Centaury
    (B) Alfa Centaury
    (C) Dog Star
    (D) Constellation
  • 66 Nearest star to the earth is _____.?

    (A) Alfa Centaury
    (B) Sun
    (C) Proxima Centaury
    (D) Dog Star
  • 67 Oldest object in the Solar System is __.?

    (A) Titania
    (B) Titan
    (C) Miranda
    (D) Europa
  • 68 On which date is the Earth in 'aphelion'?

    (A) July-4
    (B) December-22
    (C) September-23
    (D) June-21
  • 69 On which date is the Earth in 'perihelion'?

    (A) January-3
    (B) June-21
    (C) July-4
    (D) December-22
  • 70 One Astronomical Unit is the average distance between?

    (A) Earth and the Sun
    (B) Earth and the Moon
    (C) Jupiter and the Sun
    (D) Pluto and the Sun
  • 71 Orion and Great Bear stand for ______.?

    (A) star
    (B) planet
    (C) Solar System
    (D) Constellation
  • 72 Our Solar System is an orderly community of _____.?

    (A) One star
    (B) Two stars
    (C) Three stars
    (D) Four stars
  • 73 Outside Antarctica, which is the deepest part of the earth?

    (A) The Dead Sea
    (B) The Aral Sea
    (C) The Caspian Sea
    (D) Lake Baikal
  • 74 Paris based minor planet centre of International Astronomical Union (IAU) has given a new name to the planet Pluto and it is?

    (A) 134340
    (B) 238380
    (C) Iris
    (D) Nixe
  • 75 Paris based minor planet centre of International Astronomical Union (IAU) has given a new name to the planet Pluto and it is:

    (A) 134340
    (B) 238380
    (C) Iris
    (D) Nixe
  • 76 Period of sunspot cycle is?

    (A) 11 years
    (B) 15 years
    (C) 21 years
    (D) 33 years
  • 77 Planet nearest to the earth is _____.?

    (A) Venus
    (B) Mercury
    (C) Mars
    (D) Jupiter
  • 78 Planet with maximum satellites is _____.?

    (A) Earth
    (B) Saturn
    (C) Jupiter
    (D) Pluto
  • 79 Planet with nearly equal rotation and revolution time to the earth is _____.?

    (A) Venus
    (B) Mercury
    (C) Uranus
    (D) Mars
  • 80 Polar Auroras are called __ in Southern Hemisphere.?

    (A) Aurora Australis
    (B) Quasars
    (C) Aurora Borealis
    (D) Pulsar
  • 81 Polar Auroras are?

    (A) Quasars
    (B) b) Pulsar
    (C) Aurora Borealis
    (D) White Dwarfstar
  • 82 Polar circumference of the Earth is?

    (A) 40000 km
    (B) 4000 km
    (C) 50000 km
    (D) 5000 km
  • 83 Polar diameter of the Eearth is.?

    (A) 17214 km
    (B) 12741 km
    (C) 12714 km
    (D) 17124 km
  • 84 Presently the farthest planet from the Sun is _____.?

    (A) Pluto
    (B) Neptune
    (C) Uranus
    (D) Venus
  • 85 Rapidly rotating stars emitting intense radio waves are called ___.?

    (A) Pulsars
    (B) Quasuars
    (C) Neutron stars
    (D) All of the above
  • 86 Relatively cool spots of the Sun are called __ while relatively hot spots of the Sun are called __.?

    (A) Fusionspot; Facu1ae
    (B) Sunspot; Faculae
    (C) Faculae; Sunspot
    (D) Sunspot; Hotspot
  • 87 Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR is situated at…….

    (A) Bangaluru
    (B) Mahendragiri
    (C) Ahmedabad
    (D) Sriharikota
  • 88 Shoemaker-Levy 9 is a?

    (A) Meteors
    (B) Pole Stars
    (C) Comets
    (D) Stars
  • 89 Sidereal means?

    (A) Pertaining or referring to the stars
    (B) Pertaining or referring to the moon
    (C) Pertaining or referring to the Sun
    (D) Pertaining' or referring to the cosmic bodies
  • 90 Smallest planet of our Solar System is _____.?

    (A) Pluto
    (B) Earth
    (C) Venus
    (D) Mercury

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