Astronomy Preparation


First man who set foot in space was

A. Yuri Gangarian

B. Jules Verne

C. Neil Armstrong

D. Aldrin


'Southern Cross' which is a constellation found in the southern region of the night sky consists mainly of

A. 7

B. 3

C. 5

D. None of the above


First space station was built by America named as

A. Sky lab

B. Mir

C. Ultra lab

D. Matrix


Satellite which relay computer data along with television and radio broadcasts is called

A. military satellite

B. weather satellite

C. communication satellite

D. remote sensing satellite


Payload of Titan IV was

A. 1400kg

B. 1770kg

C. 18000kg

D. 29500kg


First satellite of NASA was

A. Sputnik 2

B. Explorer 1

C. Sputnik 1

D. Terra 1


What is the rotation period of the Earth ?

A. 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds

B. 23 hours, 52 minutes and 4 seconds

C. 23 hours, 58 minutes and 4 seconds

D. 23 hours, 50 minutes and 4 seconds


The planet nearest to the Sun is

A. Earth

B. Mercury

C. Mars

D. Jupiter


A person who proposed sending machines in space was

A. Yuri Gagarian

B. Robert Goddard

C. Jules Verne

D. Konstantin Tsiolkovosky


A dog sent in first flight to space was named

A. Laika

B. Jupiter

C. Lucky

D. Luna