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Space Exploration Related Question & Answer

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Space Exploration Related Question & Answer

Space Exploration Related Question & Answer
Space Exploration Related Question & Answer

Q. Vast limitless expanse that exists beyond earth’s atmosphere is referred to as:

Ans. Space

Q. Space probes provide us:

Ans. Information about outer space

Q. The man-made object which revolves around the earth is called:

Ans. Artificial satellites

Q. Natural satellite of earth is:

Ans. Moon

Q. Van Allen radiation belts were discovered by:

Ans. Explorer-l

Q. Name of the person who first landed on the moon:

Ans. Neil Armstrong

Q. Satellite Explorer l was launched in the years:

Ans. 1958

Q. As compared to earth the acceleration due to gravity on moon is:

Ans. 1/6

Q. The moon revolves around the earth in:

Ans. 27.3 days

Q. Geostationary satellite are those which:

Ans. Orbit around the earth at the speed of rotation of the earth around its axis

Q. Photographs of far side of moon were first taken by:

Ans. Luna-3 of USSR

Q. INSAT is the abbreviation for:

Ans. Indian National satellite

Q. The first woman to walk in space was:

Ans. Valentine Tereshkova

Q. Asia’s largest telescope is situated in:

Ans. Kavalur

Q. The temperature of moon during day is:

Ans. 110 deg C

Q. Night temperature of the surface of moon is:

Ans. -150 deg C

Q. The satellite launching center of India is located at:

Ans. Shriharikota

Q. Which  of the following is the largest unit of distance?

Ans. parsec

Q. The distance of Venus from the earth is:

Ans. 4.2×106 km

Q. Venus is very shining because:

Ans. It reflects 85% of the light falling on it

Q. The color of Mars is:

Ans. Red

Q. There is no life on mercury because:

Ans. It has no atmosphere

Q. The name of space crafts sent by united states of America:

Ans. Viking-l and-ll

Q. The task of Viking-l and Viking-ll on mars was:

Ans. To know about life on Mars

Q. For space exploration we make use of:

Ans. Artificial satellite

Q. For T.V transmission to distant places we make use of:

Ans. Communication satellite

Q. The satellite used for weather forecasting:

Ans. Artificial satellite

Q. Aryabhatta was launched by:

Ans. India

Q. Aryabhatta was launched on:

Ans. 19th April 1975

Q. Russia launched lunar-Khod in:

Ans. 1973

Q. Russia launched craft which reached near the planet:

Ans. Merinar-10

Q. Weather fore-casting is made by:

Ans. Geostationary satellite

Q. Tests on rocks and soil from moon show that these:

Ans. Resemble rocks and soil of earth

Q. Man first landed on moon in the year:

Ans. 1969

Q. Which is wrong statement:

Ans. Mir was a space exploration laboratory of USA

Q. The weight of an astronaut on earth is 60 kg.Its weight on the satellite of earth will be:

Ans. 10 kg

Q. The time period of a geostationary satellite:

Ans. 24 hours

Q. Which of the following represents the height of a geostationary satellite?

Ans. 36000 km

Q. The planet which has maximum  oxygen is:

Ans. Earth

Q. Of the following the geostationary satellite launched by India is:


Q. The first artificial satellite was:

Ans. Sputnik-l

Q. Sputnik-l was launched by:

Ans. Russia

Q. Aryabhatta was a/an:

Ans. Indian astronomer

Q. India’s first missile was:

Ans. Prithvi

Q. Who was the first cosmonaut in space?

Ans. Yuri Gagarin

Q. Credit for starting space science research in India goes to:

Ans. V. Sarabhai

Q. India communication satellite INSAT-ID was successfully launched on:

Ans. June 12, 1990

Q. Which is the international communication satellite for the entire world?


Q. Which year was celebrated as international space year?

Ans. 1992

Q. The first satellite sent from the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was:

Ans. Rohini

Q. The space science is applied for:

Ans. Satellite communication

Q. Weather monitoring:

Ans. Remote sensing

Q. The latest version of India launched vehicle is:

Ans. ASLV-D3

Q. An experimental satellite fabricated bu India:

Ans. Apple

Q. India’s first fully remote sensing satellite:

Ans. IRS

Q. Which is the nearest point on the orbit of a satellite from the earth?

Ans. Perigee

Q. A device in the satellite which can receive signals from earth and transmit then in the different direction is called:

Ans. Transponder

Q. Study of Atmosphere and its phenomena like weather and climate is:

Ans. Meteorology

Q. Viking-l landed on mars in:

Ans. 1961

Q. Minimum and maximum temperature on mercury:

Ans. -175 deg C, 525 deg C

Q. Midday temp of the surface of the moon is about:

Ans. 100 deg C

Q. Who launched Viking-l and ll:

Ans. America

Q. Name of the satellite used in India for weather monitoring:


Q. What is the reason for an absence of atmosphere on the moon:

Ans. Low Gravity

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