(GIST OF SCIENCE REPORTER) Astronomy Quiz


(GIST OF SCIENCE REPORTER) Astronomy Quiz

[JULY-2022]


Astronomy Quiz

1. The First Indian Cartography (Mapping) Satellite is _______.
a) CARTOSAT-1

b) ASTROSAT-1
c) GSAT-1
d) GSAT-4

2. Where did the space programme begin in India?
a) Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
b) Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station
c) Space Application Centre (SAC)
d) ISTRAC Ground Station

3. ..………….. is the heaviest satellite launched by ISRO.
a) GSAT-4
b) IMS-1
c) GSAT-11
d) IRS-P3

4. Name the first Indian space mission to study the Sun.
a) Astrosat-1
b) Shukrayaan-1
c) Shukrayaan-2
d) Aditya-L1

5. What is the name of India’s first Venus mission?
a) Aditya-L1
b) Shukrayaan-1
c) Gaganyaan-1
d) Gaganyaan-2

6. Where is the Headquarters of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) situated?
a) Bengaluru
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Chandigarh
d) West Bengal

7. What is the full form of ISSDC?
a) Indian Space Data Center
b) Indian Scientific and Space Data Center
c) Indian Space Science Data Center
d) International Space Science Data Center

8. In which year the Department of Space (DoS) was established?
a) 1970
b) 1971
c) 1973
d) 1972

9. The only Indian Island where ISRO has set up a Space Centre is _______.
a) Diu Island
b) Kutch Island
c) Sriharikota
d) Kuruvadweep

10. Name the Project Director of Chandrayaan-1.
a) Dr Mylswamy Annadurai

b) Vanitha M
c) K. Sivan
d) Ritu Karidhal

11. When was the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) established?
a) 15 September 1970
b) 15 August 1969
c) 15 August 1976
d) 15 September 1969

12. Name the spacecraft that was mentioned by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 15 August 2018 and was meant to take astronauts into space.
a) Chandrayaan
b) Shukrayaan
c) Gaganyaan
d) Mangalyaan

13. Name of the first dedicated meteorological satellite launched by ISRO using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and when it was launched.
a) Kalpana-1, 12 September  2002

b) Kalpana-2, 12 December 2002
c) Kalpana-1, 12 November 2002
d) Kalpana-2, 12 January 2002

14. Name the ISRO mission that will study the polarisation of X-rays in space.
a) X-ray Polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat)

b) X-ray Polar Satellite (XPSat)
c) Aditya L-1
d) Shukrayaan-1

15. What is the name of the project between NASA & ISRO to collaboratively develop and launch a dual frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite?
a) GSAT-1
b) XPoSat
c) NISAR
d) EXPOSat

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