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Our Solar System is an orderly community of _____.

A. One star

B. Two stars

C. Three stars

D. Four stars

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A. One star


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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 a 'synodic month'?

A. Moon's period of rotation on its axis with respect to the earth.

B. Moon's period of revolution around the earth.

C. Moon's period of revolution with respect to a star at infinity

D. Moon's period of revolution with respect to the Sun

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Sun-rays reaches earth in (approximately)

A. 8 seconds

B. 8 minutes

C. 4.3 seconds

D. 1 light year

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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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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 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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Which two planets do not have any satellites?
1. Mercury
2. Venus
3. Saturn
4. Pluto

A. 1 and 2

B. 2 WtQ 3

C. 3 and 4

D. 1 and 4

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Earth revolves round the Sun In an orbit once In every __.

A. 24 hours

B. 20 hours

C. 365 % days

D. 366 days

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Which of the following is not an astronomical object?

A. Pulsar

B. Brittle Star

C. Black hole

D. Quasar

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The word 'planet' means ____.

A. wanderer

B. pollution

C. celestial body

D. heavenly body

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What is the unit of measurement of distance between celestial bodies?

A. Light year

B. Nautical mile

C. Statute mile

D. Kilometre

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What is the most accurate description of the shape of the earth?

A. a geoid

B. a spherical

C. an oblate sphere

D. a flat disc

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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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Equatorial diameter of the Earth is __.

A. 12757 km

B. 17257 km

C. 17527 km

D. 17572 km

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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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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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Arrange the Outer Planets in increasing order of their sizes.
1. Jupiter
2. Uranus
3. Saturn
4. Neptune

A. 4, 2, 3, 1

B. 4, 2, 1, 3

C. 2, 4, 3, 1

D. 4, 2, 3, 1

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The date on which the Sun is vertical over the 'Tropic of Capricorn' is

A. December-22

B. March-21

C. June-21

D. September-23

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When dees the Summer Solstice occur?

A. July 23

B. June 21

C. May 20

D. April 31

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Equatorial circumference of the Earth is

A. 40067 km

B. 50067 km

C. 4067 km

D. 5067 km

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A celestial body which revolves round a planet just as a planet revolves round the Sun is called _____.

A. Moon

B. Asteroid

C. Satellite

D. Great Bear

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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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The axis of Mars la inclined at an angle of

A. 25°

B. 30°

C. 35°

D. 15°

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Sidereal means

A. Pertaining or referring to the stars

B. Pertaining or referring to the moon

C. Pertaining or referring to the Sun

D. Pertaining' or referring to the cosmic bodies

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Polar Auroras are called __ in Southern Hemisphere.

A. Aurora Australis

B. Quasars

C. Aurora Borealis

D. Pulsar

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Average density of the Earth is ( relative to water) __.

A. 5.5

B. 4.5

C. 9.5

D. 6.5

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How many degrees north and south are the Tropics?

A. 47 degrees

B. 23.5 degrees

C. 12 degrees

D. 30 degrees

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The visible surface of the sun is known as

A. Chromosphere

B. Sunspots

C. Sun surface

D. Photosphere

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A swarm of small bodies in between the two Planets of Solar System is called 'asteroids' which are those two Planets?

A. Mars and Jupiter

B. Earth and Venus

C. Neptune and Pluto

D. Jupiter and Saturn

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What is significant about the town of Greenwich?

A. The International Date Line passes through it

B. The 0° (Zero) meridian passes through it and therefore the world sets its time by it

C. It is at 180� longitude

D. It is a major horological research centre in Britain