Welcome to our space and satellite MCQ quiz page. This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of space and satellites. There are a total of 100 questions, and each question has 4 answer choices. Simply click on the answer button on each question and see the correct answer. Good luck!
Question 1. Aryabhatta was launched on _________.
(A) 2nd October 1980
(B) 31st January 1958
(C) 6th December 1957
(D) 19th April 1975
Question 2. INSAT-3C was launched from _________.
Question 3. The First Satellite of India sent to space, was __________.
Question 4. India entered space age by launching _________.
(D) Bhaskara I
Question 5. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(A) Atlantis – Space station
(B) Discovery – Space shuttle
(C) Falcon – Under-sea cable system
(D) Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) – Satellite programme
Question 6. Which one of the following is NASA’s last Space Shuttle?
Question 7. NASA’s ‘Cassini’ spacecraft is on mission for which planet?
Question 8. Tim Peake is known as which of the following?
Question 9. Kalpana-I is the new name given to one of the following.
Question 10. Which one of the following satellites was successfully launched by India on 29th September, 2012?
Question 11. Electrically charged particles from space traveling at speeds of several hundred km/sec can severely harm living beings if they reach the surface of the Earth. What prevents them from reaching the surface of the Earth?
(A) The Earth’s magnetic field diverts them towards its poles
(B) Moisture in the upper layers of the atmosphere prevents them from reaching the surface of the Earth
(C) Ozone layer around the Earth reflects them back to outer space
(D) None of the statement (A), (B), and (C) given above is correct
Question 12. What is the geostatic position?
(A) When an object occupies a fixed distance from the Earth
(B) When the object moves around the Earth with the velocity commensurate with the velocity of the Earth such that it maintain a fixed position in relation to some place on the Earth
(C) When an object lies in between the Moon and the Earth
(D) When the Earth would stop moving around the Sun
Question 13. In which atmospheric layer, the communication satellites are located?
Question 14. A geostationary satellite has a period of___________.
(A) 24 hours
(B) 18 hours
(C) 12 hours
(D) 6 hours
Question 15. The time period of revolution of a geostationary satellite is_________.
(A) 6 hrs
(B) 48 hrs
(C) 24 hrs
(D) 12 hrs
Question 16. NASA-U.S. space agency, has launched a telescope named Kepler to find __________.
(A) Earth like Planets
(B) Distant satellites
(C) Distant planets
(D) Distant stars
Question 17. Who amongst the following was the Chairman of I.S.R.O. when INSAT-3B was launched?
(A) U.R. Rao
(B) K. Kasturirangan
(C) Anil Kakodkar
(D) Anil Kakodkar
Question 18. In the context of space technology, what is ‘BHUVAN’?
(A) A geoportal of ISRO with 3-D imaging capabilities
(B) A space telescope developed by India
(C) A satellite launched by ISRO for promoting distant education in India
(D) The name of the space vehicle proposed to be sent to the Moon to probe possible human habitation there
Question 19. Indian Satellite series which is being used for telecommunication system is_________.
Question 20. Television transmission is an example of which of the following?
(A) Simplex communication
(B) Full-duplex communication
(C) Half-duplex communication
(D) None of the above
Question 21. India’s first remote sensing satellite (I.R.S.-IA) was launched from _______.
(B) French Guana
(C) Cape Kennedy
Question 22. The Indian GSAT-7 satellite is exclusively meant for _________.
(A) Special coverage of Moon
(B) Mars mission
(C) Military communication
(D) Weather forecast
Question 23. India’s advanced communication satellite GSAT-8 was launched on May 21, 2011 from __________.
Question 24. Which one of the following is a spacecraft?
(A) Tech Sar
Question 25. What is the name of the world’s first private flight plan to go on the Moon?
(A) Moon Mail
(C) Moon Flight
(D) Moon Express