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A family or system of millions and millions of stars are called ____.

A. Universe

B. Solar System

C. Galaxy

D. Asteroids

Correct Answer :

A. Universe


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What part of the moon's surface is never visible from the earth?

A. 1.41

B. 1.47

C. 0.59

D. 0.5

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How much is the variation In distance between the Earth and the Sun during aphelion and perihelion?

A. 5000000 km

B. 500000 km

C. 50000 km

D. 5000 km

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Who was the first person to describe the earth as a sphere?

A. Columbus

B. Varahmihir

C. Aryabhat

D. Copernicus

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The solar eclipse takes place when

A. The Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon

B. The Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth

C. The Sun comes between the Earth and the Moon

D. The Planets of the Solar System lies on the same plane

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Which of the following is the largest ocean?

A. Indian

B. Pacific

C. Atlantic

D. Arctic

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Which planet la known as a 'Morning Star' as well as an 'Evening Star'?

A. Venus

B. Uranus

C. Mercury

D. Mars

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The word 'satellite' means _____.

A. wanderer

B. settlement

C. light

D. a smaller companion to anything

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The dark patches, associated with the Sun storms present in Sun are called

A. Sunspots

B. Pulsars

C. White Dwarfstar

D. Supernova

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What is siderial day?

A. Time taken by the earth to complete one rotation with respect to a fixed star at infinity

B. Time taken by the earth to complete one revolution with respect to the Moon

C. Time taken by the earth to complete one rotation with respect to the Moon

D. Time taken by the earth to complete one rotation with respect to the Sun

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Which of the following are the Outer Planets?
1. Jupiter
2. Saturn
3. Uranus
4. Neptune

A. 1 and 2

B. 1, 2and 3

C. 1, 2, 3 and 4

D. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

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Which of the following conditions la the most relevant for the presence of life on Mars?

A. Atmospheric composition

B. Thermal conditions

C. Occurrence of ice caps and frozen water

D. Occurrence of ozone

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Going into the interior of the earth the weight of an object

A. Increases

B. Decreases

C. Remains unchanged

D. First increases and then decreases

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Which of the following is known as the Cold Planet?

A. Mars

B. Uranus

C. Jupiter

D. Venus

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The length of its day and the tilt of its axis are almost identical to those of the Earth. This is true or

A. Uranus

B. Neptune

C. Saturn

D. Mars

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A celestial body consisting of a gaseous cloud enveloping a bright nucleus moving around the Sun in an elliptical or parabolic orbit so eccentrically that some escapes from the Solar Systems is called

A. Comet

B. Great Bear

C. Meteores

D. Asteroides

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An ancient star that has collapsed matter so dense that It creates gravitational force so powerful that even light also does not escape. It Is called

A. QSO

B. Black Hole

C. Neutron Star

D. Black Dwarf

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From west to east, what are the three main island groups in the Pacific called?

A. Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia

B. Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia

C. Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia

D. Micronesia, Polynesia and Melanesia

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How much Is the average distance of the Sun from the Earth?

A. 150 million km

B. 145 million km

C. 155 million km

D. 140 million km

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What do you call a narrow neck oC land that connects two larger landmasses?

A. Peninsula

B. Isthmus

C. Cape

D. Strait

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Which of the following statements best describes longitudes?

A. An imaginary line on the earth's surface joining the north and south pole

B. The angular distance east or west of the Greenwich Meridian

C. The distance of place east or west of the Greenwich Meridian

D. The position of a place on the Earth surface with reference to the Prime Meridian

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How many of the following statements are true?
1. Mean Solar Day is greater than Sidereal Day approximately by 4 minutes.
2. Earth's rotational velocity is decreasing.
3. Planets are arranged according to their increasing distance from the sun as follo

A. 3 and 4

B. 1, 3 and 4

C. 1 and 2

D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

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The rate of rotation of the Earth on its axis is the highest on which of the following date?

A. It never changes

B. January-4

C. January-3

D. January-21

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The name of our galaxy is _______

A. Alfa Centauri

B. Proxima Centauri

C. Milky Way

D. Neptune

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Nearest star to the earth is _____.

A. Alfa Centaury

B. Sun

C. Proxima Centaury

D. Dog Star

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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

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If the Sun dies It will be transformed Into a

A. White Dwarf

B. Black Dwarf

C. Quasar

D. All of the above

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Distance between the Moon and the Earth is
1. Approximately 386000 km
2. 1.25 light seconds

A. Only 1

B. Only 2

C. Both land 2

D. None of these

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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

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Deimos and Phobos are the satellites of

A. Earth

B. Mars

C. Uranus

D. Neptune

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Charon' is the satellite of _____.

A. Earth

B. Saturn

C. Pluto

D. Neptune