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General Knowledge Quiz about Universe and Space

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Online Space and Universe Quiz

Question 1
A group of bright and faint stars is called
A
Comet
B
Black hole
C
Constellation
D
Galaxy
Question 2
Which of the following theories is the most satisfactory about the origin of the universe
A
Pulsating theory
B
Big Bang theory
C
None of these
D
Steady state theory
Question 3
There is no atmosphere on moon because
A
There is no vegetation
B
Diffusion constant of gases is high
C
There is vacuum in space
D
The escape velocity at its surface is very low
Question 4
Where is the United Kingdom’s National Space Centre?
A
Runnymede
B
Leicester
C
Cardiff
D
Bristol
Question 5
What is an astronomical event that occurs when one celestial object moves into the shadow of another?
A
Eccles
B
Epilepsy
C
Ellipse
D
Eclipse
Question 6
A planet which is born sister of earth is
A
Mercury
B
Jupiter
C
Mars
D
Venus
Question 7
Which of the following is the terrestrial planet ?
A
All of these
B
Mercury
C
Mars
D
Venus
Question 8
Asteroids are

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A
Small planets
B
None of these
C
Shooting stars
D
Found in a belt between Earth and Venus
Question 9
Sun radiates continuously and maintains its brightness because
A
Burning of carbon, in its core
B
Of fusion of hydrogen nuclei into helium
C
Helium is converted into iron in its core
D
Fusion of helium in hydrogen
Question 10
Which planet has highest number of moons ?

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A
Saturn
B
Jupiter
C
Mars
D
Uranus
Question 11
Which one is called Blue Planet?

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A
Venus
B
Jupiter
C
Mars
D
Earth
Question 12
Ozone consists of—
A
Hydrogen and Carbon
B
Oxygen and Nitrogen
C
Oxygen and Carbon
D
Oxygen only
Question 13
A star which appears blue will be
A
Very cold indeed
B
As hot as the sun
C
Much hotter than the sun
D
Cooler than the sun
Question 14
Which of these is the largest natural satel­lite in the solar system?
A
Corstorphine
B
Caligula
C
Lysistrata
D
Ganymede
Question 15
The planet with the maximum number of natural satellites (moons), so far discovered is
A
Neptune
B
Saturn
C
Uranus
D
Jupiter
Question 16
The age of universe is believed to be
A
10-20 billion years
B
1 billion years
C
1000 billion years
D
10 billion years
Question 17
According to modern astronomers into how many constellations, the whole sky is divided
A
88
B
10
C
880
D
5000
Question 18
CO2 gas is found in which of the following pairs of the planet
A
Earth and Mercury
B
Venus and Saturn
C
Mercury and Saturn
D
Venus and Mars
Question 19
Source of Sun's energy is
A
Burning of hydrogen
B
Some other source
C
Fission reactions involving hydrogen
D
Fusion reactions involving hydrogen
Question 20
Venus appears brighter than other stars because

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A
Its density is more than other planets
B
Nuclear fusion takes place at its surface
C
It is nearer to earth in comparison to other planets
D
It is heavier than other planets
Question 21
Black hole is a

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A
Highly dense matter available in the atmosphere
B
Hole in troposphere
C
Hole in the ozone layer of atmosphere
D
Hole in earth's centre
Question 22
__ was the first Kuiper belt object to be discovered
A
Haumea
B
Pluto
C
Charon
D
Ceres
Question 23
Which of the following planets have rings around it?
A
Mars
B
Jupiter
C
Uranus
D
Saturn
Question 24
The planets called the inner planets, are
A
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
B
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
C
Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto
D
Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus
Question 25
The Mission JUNO by NASA is related to which planet ?
A
Mars
B
Jupiter
C
Venus
D
Saturn
Question 26
How many moons does Saturn have?
A
78
B
76
C
80
D
82
Question 27
The Hubble Space Telescope is a large telescope in space. It is launched by
A
CNSA
B
JAXA
C
ISRO
D
NASA
Question 28
The ozone hole that has been detected lies in the atmosphere above—
A
Arctic Ocean
B
India
C
Antarctica
D
Alaska
Question 29
Venus and which other planet in our solar system has no moon?
A
Mercury
B
Mars
C
Saturn
D
Neptune
Question 30
Hubble showed that the universe as a whole is expanding and the distant stars are receding from us. The spectral line from a star, when compared with the corresponding line from an source will then show
A
A shift in frequency towards the red end
B
A shift in frequency towards the violet end
C
No shift in frequency at all
D
A shift in frequency towards the violet end as well as a decrease in intensity
Question 31
Which of the planet is brightest?

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A
Mercury
B
Venus
C
Jupiter
D
Mars
Question 32
A study of binary stars is most helpful in
A
Verifying Newton's force law of gravitation
B
Finding their temperature
C
Finding their masses
D
Finding their distances
Question 33
What is the popular name for Sirius, which is 9 light years from Earth?
A
Rigel
B
Betelgeuse
C
Eight Mile
D
The Dog Star
Question 34
Biggest planet of solar system is—

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A
Mars
B
Jupiter
C
Saturn
D
Earth
Question 35
India’s first rocket launcher station is at:
A
Thiruvanthapuram
B
Bangalore
C
Sriharikota
D
Thumba
Question 36
Milky way is
A
One of the solar system
B
One of the enormous galaxies of universe
C
A planet of our system
D
A sun
There are 36 questions to complete.

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