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Online Space and Universe Quiz

Question 1
Which of the following planets have rings around it?
A
Uranus
B
Jupiter
C
Mars
D
Saturn
Question 2
Which of the planet is brightest?

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A
Venus
B
Mercury
C
Mars
D
Jupiter
Question 3
A star which appears blue will be
A
As hot as the sun
B
Very cold indeed
C
Much hotter than the sun
D
Cooler than the sun
Question 4
Which of the following theories is the most satisfactory about the origin of the universe
A
Steady state theory
B
Big Bang theory
C
None of these
D
Pulsating theory
Question 5
There is no atmosphere on moon because
A
Diffusion constant of gases is high
B
There is vacuum in space
C
The escape velocity at its surface is very low
D
There is no vegetation
Question 6
A study of binary stars is most helpful in
A
Verifying Newton's force law of gravitation
B
Finding their temperature
C
Finding their distances
D
Finding their masses
Question 7
According to modern astronomers into how many constellations, the whole sky is divided
A
10
B
5000
C
88
D
880
Question 8
Venus appears brighter than other stars because

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A
Nuclear fusion takes place at its surface
B
It is nearer to earth in comparison to other planets
C
Its density is more than other planets
D
It is heavier than other planets
Question 9
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
A shift in frequency towards the violet end as well as a decrease in intensity
D
No shift in frequency at all
Question 10
Sun radiates continuously and maintains its brightness because
A
Fusion of helium in hydrogen
B
Of fusion of hydrogen nuclei into helium
C
Helium is converted into iron in its core
D
Burning of carbon, in its core
Question 11
Source of Sun's energy is
A
Fusion reactions involving hydrogen
B
Fission reactions involving hydrogen
C
Burning of hydrogen
D
Some other source
Question 12
A planet which is born sister of earth is
A
Mars
B
Mercury
C
Jupiter
D
Venus
Question 13
Asteroids are

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A
None of these
B
Found in a belt between Earth and Venus
C
Shooting stars
D
Small planets
Question 14
The age of universe is believed to be
A
10 billion years
B
1 billion years
C
1000 billion years
D
10-20 billion years
Question 15
Milky way is
A
One of the enormous galaxies of universe
B
A planet of our system
C
A sun
D
One of the solar system
Question 16
Black hole is a

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A
Hole in the ozone layer of atmosphere
B
Highly dense matter available in the atmosphere
C
Hole in troposphere
D
Hole in earth's centre
Question 17
CO2 gas is found in which of the following pairs of the planet
A
Mercury and Saturn
B
Venus and Mars
C
Earth and Mercury
D
Venus and Saturn
Question 18
A group of bright and faint stars is called
A
Comet
B
Galaxy
C
Constellation
D
Black hole
There are 18 questions to complete.
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