Q.1 Which of the following is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way?
Q.2 Which of the following Scientist proved that the path of each planet around the Sun is elliptical?
Q.3 A Shooting Star is a
A Shining object which moves with a constant speed in the atmosphere
B Star with a tail at the end
C Meteoroid which catches fire as it enters the Earth’s atmosphere
D Star which moves with a constant speed
Q.4 Study of the Universe is known as _______.
Q.5 Which of the following is not a terrestrial planet?
Q.6 Summer Solstice falls every year on ___ .
A 23 September
B 21 March
C 4 July
D 21 June
Q.7 In how many days, the mercury completes a revolution around the sun?
A 88 days
B 365 days
C 724 days
D 44 days
Q.8 Asteroids have their orbits between the planets_____.
A Mercury and Venus
B Earth and Mars
C Mars and Jupiter
D Jupiter and Saturn
Q.9 The scientist who first discovered that the earth revolves around the sun was?
E None of the above/More than one of the above
Q.10 Which is also referred to as a “Dwarf planet”?
Q.11 ‘Equinox’ means ___________.
A Equal day and night on the entire Earth
B Shortest day in the Northern hemisphere
C Shortest day in the Southern hemisphere
D None of the above
Q.12 The biggest planet in the solar system is ____ .
Q.13 Which one of the following planets has largest number of natural satellites or moons?
Q.14 Which planet is also known as the evening star?
Q.15 Moon eclipse occurs, when_____.
A Earth is between sun and moon
B Moon is between earth and sun
C Sun is between earth and moon
D Earth, sun and moon are in a straight line