Question 1. Apple was launched from _________.
(A) Cape Canaveral (U.S.A.)
(B) Baikanoor (Russia)
(C) Sriharikota (India)
(D) Kourou (French Guiana)
Question 2. The first Indian Communication Satellite APPLE was launched on ________.
(A) 25 December 1981
(B) 19 June 1981
(C) 18 September 1981
(D) 27 February 1982
Question 3. When INSAT-1D of India was launched?
(A) 15th June, 1990
(B) 13th June, 1990
(C) 12th June, 1990
(D) 10th June, 1990
Question 4. When was ‘INSAT-2A’ launched?
(A) 19th April, 1975
(B) 10th July, 1992
(C) 18th May, 1974
(D) 4th February, 1975
Question 5. Heaviest Indian Satellite INSAT4C, which failed to go into orbit recently weighted?
(A) 3068 kg
(B) 2568 kg
(C) 2168 kg
(D) 1568 kg
Question 6. India’s first dedicated navigation satellite IRNSS-1A was launched from __________.
Question 7. ISRO’s Master Control Facility is at Hasan, which is located.
(D) Andhra Pradesh
Question 8. Which of the following is not correctly matched?
(A) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre – Thiruvananthapuram
(B) Indian Space Research Organisation Satellite Centre – Sriharikota
(C) National Remote Sensing Centre – Hyderabad
(D) Space Application Centre – Ahmedabad
Question 9. The ‘Black Box’ of an aeroplane is of _________.
(A) Orange colour
(B) Black colour
(C) Red colour
(D) White colour
Question 10. On which date did Chandrayaan enter the lunar orbit?
(A) 3 November
(B) 8 November
(C) 6 November
(D) None of the above
Question 11. Name of the spacecraft for India’s mission Moon is _________.
Question 12. Chandrayaan-I was launched from __________.
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu
Question 13. The Project Director of Chandrayaan-II was _________.
(A) Dr. M. Annadurai
(B) P. Chidambaram
(C) A.P.J. Kalam
(D) C. Rangarajan
Question 14. Which of the following statement is not correct about Chinese space shuttle ‘Shenzhou-7’?
(A) The astronauts returned safely to Earth
(B) For the first time, the Chinese astronauts performed a spacecraft
(C) It was launched by long March 2rocket
(D) It was manned by four astronauts
Question 15. China developed a system nicknamed ‘Micius’ which is _________.
(A) An ancient Chinese musical system
(B) A computer game
(C) A quantum satellite communication system
(D) None of the above
Question 16. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is located in _________.
(A) Cape Kennedy
(C) Los Angeles
Question 17. What is ‘Greased Lightning-10 (GL10)’?
(A) Reusable rocket designed by ISRO
(B) Space observatory launched by China
(C) Solar-powered two-seater aircraft designed by Japan
(D) Electric plane tested by NASA
Question 18. NASA’s Deep Impact space mission was employed to take detailed pictures of which comet nucleus?
(D) Halley’s Comet
Question 19. What is the name of NASA vehicle on Mars?
(A) John Canaday
Question 20. The first U.S. rover which reached Mars in January 2004 was ________.
Question 21. According to NASA, the evidence for the presence of life on Mars found till today include.
(A) Water alone
(B) Water, gypsum and methane
(C) Water and gypsum alone
(D) WNone of the above
Question 22. Methane is present in the atmosphere of __________.
Question 23. The fuel tanks of the spacecraft ‘Discovery’ that was launched into space on 4 July, 2006 was filled with _________.
(A) Mixture of liquid hydrogen, liquid oxygen and liquid helium
(B) Mixture of liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen
(C) Liquid oxygen only
(D) Liquid hydrogen only
Question 24. Which of the following names of animals was sent to space on 3rd November, 1957?
Question 25. Apollo-8 was launched for space exploration on _________.
(A) 21 December, 1968
(B) 8 March, 1998
(C) 7 February, 1998
(D) 6 January, 1998