Astronomy (MCQ) (Pages :11)

  • 91 Speed of the revolution of the earth is___'?

    (A) 100000 km per hour
    (B) 10000 km per hour
    (C) 1000 km per hour
    (D) 100 km per hour
  • 92 Sun revolves around galaxy once in every 250 million years, this length of time is called _____.?

    (A) Cosmic or Galactic Year
    (B) Mean Solar Year
    (C) Sidereal Year
    (D) Leap Year
  • 93 Sun-rays reaches earth in (approximately)?

    (A) 8 seconds
    (B) 8 minutes
    (C) 4.3 seconds
    (D) 1 light year
  • 94 Sunspots are?

    (A) undulations on the solar surface
    (B) huge magnetic storms on the solar surface
    (C) places with adequate sunshine
    (D) places of tourist importance
  • 95 The area of the moon's surface where there is no possibility of the occurrence of water is called:

    (A) Ocean of storms
    (B) Areas of storms
    (C) Any of these
    (D) None of these
  • 96 The area of the moon's surface where there is no possibility of the occurrence of water is called?

    (A) Ocean of storms
    (B) Areas of storms
    (C) Any of these
    (D) None of these
  • 97 The astronaut who landed first on the surface of moon?

    (A) Neil Armstrong
    (B) Uri Gagarin
    (C) Denial Pearl
    (D) None of these
  • 98 The astronaut who landed or stepped down first on the surface of moon:

    (A) Neil Armstrong
    (B) Uri Gagarin
    (C) Denial Pearl
    (D) None of these
  • 99 The atmosphere of Venus contains large quantity of?

    (A) Carbondioxide and sulphuric acid
    (B) Carbondioxide and nitric acid
    (C) Nitrogen and sulphuric acid
    (D) Nitrogen and nitric acid
  • 100 The atmospheric pressure on the surface of Venus is more than__ times the atmospheric pressure of the Earth.?

    (A) 90
    (B) 80
    (C) 50
    (D) 100
  • 101 The axis of Mars la inclined at an angle of?

    (A) 25◦
    (B) 30◦
    (C) 35◦
    (D) 15◦
  • 102 The back part of the moon is always calm and dark which is called:

    (A) Sea of tranquillity
    (B) Ocean of storms
    (C) Both of these
    (D) None of these
  • 103 The back part of the moon is always calm and dark which is called?

    (A) Sea of tranquillity
    (B) Ocean of storms
    (C) Both of these
    (D) None of these
  • 104 The dark patches, associated with the Sun storms present in Sun are called?

    (A) Sunspots
    (B) Pulsars
    (C) White Dwarfstar
    (D) Supernova
  • 105 The date on which the Sun is vertical over the 'Tropic of Cancer' is?

    (A) June-21
    (B) December-22
    (C) March-21
    (D) September-23
  • 106 The date on which the Sun is vertical over the 'Tropic of Capricorn' is?

    (A) December-22
    (B) March-21
    (C) June-21
    (D) September-23
  • 107 The device employed to measure the diameters of stars and our galaxy (Milky Way) is called?

    (A) Photometer
    (B) Barometer
    (C) Viscometer
    (D) Interferometer
  • 108 The device employed to measure the diameters of stars and our galaxy (Milky Way) is called:

    (A) Photometer
    (B) Barometer
    (C) Viscometer
    (D) Interferometer
  • 109 The difference between day and night increases as one moves?

    (A) From equator to poles
    (B) From poles to equator
    (C) From tropics to equator
    (D) From plains to mountains
  • 110 The earth has the size among all the planets:

    (A) Fifth
    (B) Third
    (C) Fourth
    (D) Seventh
  • 111 The earth has the size among all the planets?

    (A) Fifth
    (B) Third
    (C) Fourth
    (D) Seventh
  • 112 The earth revolves round the sun in:

    (A) 360 days
    (B) 365 days
    (C) 365. 25 days
    (D) 24 Hours
  • 113 The earth revolves round the sun in?

    (A) 360 days
    (B) 365 days
    (C) 365.25 days
    (D) 24 Hours
  • 114 The group of small pieces of rock revolving round the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter are called?

    (A) meteors
    (B) comets
    (C) meteorites
    (D) asteroids
  • 115 The jet aircrafts fly very easily and smoothly in the lower stratosphere. What could be the appropriate explanation? I. There are no clouds or water vapour in the lower stratosphere. II. There is no vertical wind in the lower stratosphere Which of the statements given above is/ are correct in this context?

    (A) I only
    (B) II only
    (C) Both I and II
    (D) Neither I nor II
  • 116 The jet aircrafts fly very easily and smoothly in the lower stratosphere. What could be the appropriate explanation? I. There are no clouds or water vapour in the lower stratosphere. II. There is no vertical wind in the lower stratosphere Which of the statements given above is/ are correct in this context?

    (A) I only
    (B) II only
    (C) Both I and II
    (D) Neither I nor II
  • 117 The Jupiter's atmosphere comprises mainly of?

    (A) Hydrogen and oxygen
    (B) Carbondioxide and oxygen
    (C) Hydrogen and hydrogen compounds
    (D) Nitrogen and helium
  • 118 The largest satellite of the planet Jupiter is:

    (A) Gantmede
    (B) Uropa
    (C) Calisto
    (D) None of these
  • 119 The largest satellite of the planet Jupiter is?

    (A) Gantmede
    (B) Uropa
    (C) Calisto
    (D) None of these 
  • 120 The largest satellite of the planet Saturn is:

    (A) Atlas
    (B) Titan
    (C) Tethis
    (D) None of these

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