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Nearest star to the earth is _____.

A. Alfa Centaury

B. Sun

C. Proxima Centaury

D. Dog Star

Correct Answer :

B. Sun


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Equatorial diameter of the Earth is __.

A. 12757 km

B. 17257 km

C. 17527 km

D. 17572 km

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Which of the following planets is called 'blue planet'?

A. Venus

B. Earth

C. Mars

D. Uranus

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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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On which date is the Earth in 'perihelion'?

A. January-3

B. June-21

C. July-4

D. December-22

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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

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A meteor is

A. a rapidly moving star

B. a piece of matter which has entered the earth's atmosphere from outer space

C. part of a constellation

D. a comet without a tail

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The Sun experiences magnetic storms and this Interferes with the magnetic field oC the Earth and produces light which are called

A. Quasars

B. Polar Auroras

C. Meteorites

D. Pulsar

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What are the Pleides?

A. Constellation

B. Asteroides

C. Meteores

D. Comets

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Which planet is called 'Double Planet'?

A. Venus

B. Uranus

C. Pluto

D. Earth

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Big Bang Theory' explains

A. the formation of universe

B. the origin and evolution of earth's crust

C. formation of Solar System

D. formation of constellation

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What is the distance around the earth at the Equator?

A. 21,000 km

B. 16,800 km

C. 18,600 km

D. 12,500 km

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Planet with maximum satellites is _____.

A. Earth

B. Saturn

C. Jupiter

D. Pluto

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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 Sun contains over ___of the total mass of the Solar System.

A. 0.825

B. 0.98

C. 0.998

D. 0.02

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To a space traveller stationed in Moon, during the day time the lunar sky will appear

A. Blue

B. White

C. Black

D. Crimson Red

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The group of small pieces of rock revolving round the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter are called

A. meteors

B. comets

C. meteorites

D. asteroids

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What happens during the equinoxes?

A. The countries along the Equator are in darkness

B. The countries along the Equator are at their hottest

C. The countries along the Equator are at their wettest

D. The Sun shines vertically over the Equator

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Which of the following are the Inner Planets?
1. Mercury
2. Venus
3. Earth
4. Mars

A. Only 1

B. 1 and 2

C. 1, 2 and 3

D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Which of the following statements are true?
1. Inner Planets are alternatively called Terrestrial Planets.
2. Outer Planets are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. All four Outer Planets are considered as Great Planets.
3. Pluto is also considered as

A. 1, 2 and 4

B. 1 and 4

C. 1, 3 and 4

D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

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What is the geographical term for land's end, that tip of land which projects into the sea?

A. A headland

B. A spit

C. A peninsula

D. A cape

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Smallest planet of our Solar System is _____.

A. Pluto

B. Earth

C. Venus

D. Mercury

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A system of millions and millions of galaxies are called _____.

A. Solar System

B. Universe

C. Space

D. Constellation

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Nearest star from the earth after Sun is

A. Proxima Centaury

B. Alfa Centaury

C. Dog Star

D. Constellation

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When a year divisible by 4 and not divisible by 400 is called

A. Siderial Year

B. Solar Year

C. Cosmic Year

D. Leap Year

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What is the name of 'brightest Planet'?

A. Venus

B. Mercury

C. Mars

D. Saturn

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When does the Vernal Equinox occur?

A. December 25

B. March 21

C. February 28

D. January 14

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What is the name of the planet which takes 88 days to make one revolution of the Sun?

A. Venus

B. Mercury

C. Pluto

D. Neptune

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What is the time difference for every degree of longitude?

A. Eight minutes

B. Ten minutes

C. Four minutes

D. Twelve minutes

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The axis of Mars la inclined at an angle of

A. 25°

B. 30°

C. 35°

D. 15°

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Halley's comet visits us after every.

A. 66 years

B. 76 years

C. 86 years

D. 96 years