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Online Space and Universe Quiz

Question 1
Source of Sun's energy is
A
Fission reactions involving hydrogen
B
Fusion reactions involving hydrogen
C
Some other source
D
Burning of hydrogen
Question 2
Ozone consists of—
A
Oxygen only
B
Oxygen and Carbon
C
Oxygen and Nitrogen
D
Hydrogen and Carbon
Question 3
Milky way is
A
One of the solar system
B
A sun
C
One of the enormous galaxies of universe
D
A planet of our system
Question 4
A group of bright and faint stars is called
A
Galaxy
B
Constellation
C
Black hole
D
Comet
Question 5
Sun radiates continuously and maintains its brightness because
A
Of fusion of hydrogen nuclei into helium
B
Burning of carbon, in its core
C
Helium is converted into iron in its core
D
Fusion of helium in hydrogen
Question 6
A study of binary stars is most helpful in
A
Finding their masses
B
Finding their temperature
C
Verifying Newton's force law of gravitation
D
Finding their distances
Question 7
The age of universe is believed to be
A
10-20 billion years
B
10 billion years
C
1000 billion years
D
1 billion years
Question 8
A planet which is born sister of earth is
A
Mercury
B
Mars
C
Jupiter
D
Venus
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
No shift in frequency at all
B
A shift in frequency towards the violet end
C
A shift in frequency towards the red end
D
A shift in frequency towards the violet end as well as a decrease in intensity
Question 10
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 11
India’s first rocket launcher station is at:
A
Thumba
B
Bangalore
C
Sriharikota
D
Thiruvanthapuram
Question 12
A star which appears blue will be
A
As hot as the sun
B
Very cold indeed
C
Cooler than the sun
D
Much hotter than the sun
Question 13
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 14
CO2 gas is found in which of the following pairs of the planet
A
Mercury and Saturn
B
Venus and Mars
C
Venus and Saturn
D
Earth and Mercury
Question 15
The ozone hole that has been detected lies in the atmosphere above—
A
Arctic Ocean
B
India
C
Antarctica
D
Alaska
Question 16
Which of the planet is brightest?

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A
Venus
B
Jupiter
C
Mercury
D
Mars
Question 17
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 18
According to modern astronomers into how many constellations, the whole sky is divided
A
5000
B
10
C
88
D
880
Question 19
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 20
There is no atmosphere on moon because
A
There is vacuum in space
B
The escape velocity at its surface is very low
C
Diffusion constant of gases is high
D
There is no vegetation
Question 21
Which of the following planets have rings around it?
A
Jupiter
B
Uranus
C
Saturn
D
Mars
There are 21 questions to complete.
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