Question 1. Time taken by the Sun to revolve around the centre of our galaxy is_______.
(A) 50 crore years
(B) 25 crore years
(C) 10 crore years
(D) 2.5 crore years
Question 2. The colour of star indicates its________.
(B) Distance from Earth
(C) Lighting or glow
(D) Distance from Sun
Question 3. ‘Big Bang theory’ is related to________.
(A) Eruption of Volcanoes
(B) Origin of the Himalayas
(C) Origin of the Universe
(D) Continental Drifts
Question 4. The milky way is classified as________.
(A) Round Galaxy
(B) Irregular Galaxy
(C) Electrical Galaxy
(D) Spiral Galaxy
Question 5. The limit beyond which stars suffer internal collapse is called________.
(A) Fowler limit
(B) Hoyle limit
(C) Eddington limit
(D) Chandrashekhar limit
Question 6. Which is a celestial phenomenon occuring due to stars?
(C) Black hole
(D) Ozone hole
Question 7. The ‘Black Hole’ theory was propounded by_______.
(A) Hargovind Khurana
(B) S. Chandrashekhar
(C) H.J. Bhabha
(D) C.V. Raman
Question 8. A ‘black hole’ is a body in space which does not allow any type of radiation to come out. This property is due to its________.
(A) Very low density
(B) High density
(C) Very large size
(D) Very small size
Question 9. The terms ‘Event Horizon’, ‘Singularity’, ‘String Theory’ and ‘Standard Model’ are sometimes seen in the news in the context of___________.
(A) Origin and evolution of living organisms on the Earth
(B) Placing satellites in the orbit of the Earth
(C) Study of the solar and the lunar eclipses
(D) Observation and understanding of the Universe
Question 10.‘Super Nova’ is________.
(A) A dyning star
(B) A comet
(C) A black hole
(D) An asteroid
Question 11. How many constellations are in our Space?
Question 12. Which one of the following is not an Astronomical object?
(B) Black hole
(C) Brittle star
Question 13. A group of stars arranged in a particular shape, is called________.
(A) Solar system
(D) Milky Way
Question 14. Hubble space telescope has captured, for the first time, detailed image of surface of a distant star. Name of the star_________.
(A) Big Dipper
(C) 70 Virgins
Question 15. ‘Light Year’ is the unit of_______.
(D) None of these
Question 16. Which one of the following is not a natural unit of time?
(B) Standard time
(C) Lunar month
(D) Tropical year
Question 17. The unit of measuring distance between the stars is known as_________.
(A) Light year
(B) Galectic unit
(C) Cosmic km.
(D) Stellar mile
Question 18. If the stars are seen to rise perpendicular to the horizon by an observer, he is located on the_________.
(A) North Pole
(B) South Pole
(C) Tropic of Cancer
Question 19. A person stood alone in a desert on a dark night and wanted to reach his village which was situated 5 km East of the point where he was standing. He had no instrument to find the direction but he located the pole star. The most convenient way now to reach his village is to walk in the__________.
(A) Direction keeping the pole star to his right
(B) Direction keeping the pole star to his left
(C) Direction opposite to the pole star
(D) Direction facing the pole star
Question 20. The group of stars that indicate the direction of pole, is________.
Question 21. Which is true about Planets?
(A) Planets are luminous body and also shine
(B) Planets do not shine though they are luminous body
(C) Planets shine though they are non-luminous bodies
(D) Planets are non-luminous bodies and don’t shine
Question 22. The Earth is located between________.
(A) Mercury and Venus
(B) Venus and Jupiter
(C) Mars and Jupiter
(D) Venus and Mars
Question 23. The planets between Earth and Sun are________.
(A) Jupiter and Saturn
(B) Mercury and Venus
(C) Mars and Venus
(D) Mars and Mercury
Question 24. Which of the given two planets are between Mars and Uranus in order of distance from Sun?
(A) Saturn and Neptune
(B) Saturn and Earth
(C) Jupiter and Saturn
(D) Earth and Jupiter
Question 25. The number of planet in solar system is_______.
Question 26. Who first propounded that the Sun is the centre of our Solar system and the Earth revolves around it?
Question 27. Which of the following does not belong to the solar system?
Question 28. Which one of the following statements is correct with reference to our solar system?
(A) The diameter of the Sun is 190 times that of the Earth
(B) The Sun contains 75 percent of the mass of the solar system
(C) The predominant element in the composition of Earth is silicon
(D) The Earth is the densest of all the planets in our solar system
Question 29. The scientist who first discovered that the Earth revolves round the Sun was________.
Question 30. Which one of the following is not related to space terminology?