Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Science Quiz : India and Space 2

A quiz on India and space research.



1. Who is the present Chairman of ISRO?
G Madhavan Nair
Shailesh Nayak
K Radhakrishnan
AS Kiran Kumar

2. Which one of the following about Chandrayan is true?
A. It was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation on 22 October 2008
B. It also carried six payloads from other space agencies like NASA and ESA
C. The mission was declared over in 2009 by ISRO before completion of the project term
D. It made discovery of the widespread presence of water molecules in the lunar soil
A and C
B, C and D
A, B and D
A,B,C and D

3. Name the software application developed by ISRO which allows users to explore a 2D/3D representation of the surface of the Earth.
Bhuvan
Dharti
Indiamaps
BharatMatha

4. Which one of the following is TRUE?
A. Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) is at Dehradun
B. Indian Institue of Space Science and Technology is at New Delhi
C. Indian Deep Space Network is at Bangalore
D. Satish Dhawan Space Centre is at Allahabad
A and C
A and B
A, B and D
Only A

5. Who among the following is NOT connected to Indian space science?
Vikram Sarabhai
Homi J.Bhabha
Birbal Sahni
Meghnath Saha

6. What does SHAR stand for?
Sriharikotta Highly Advanced Rocket
Sriharikota High Altitude Range
Satish Dhawan Augmented Range
Sriharikotta Heavy Armed Rocket

7. Name the spacecraft which took the first Indian to space
Soyuz T11
Columbia
Apollo 11
Soyuz T13

8. Which one of the following won the 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category from the US based National Space Society (NSS)?
Mar's Orbiter Programme, India
Chandrayan Mission, India
Maven, USA
Yinghuo-1, China

9. Russia set the record of 37 for a single launch in 2014. India broke the record by successfully launching a rocket which deposited most number of satellites in 2017. How many satellites were carried by the rocket?
40
75
104
88

10. The marketing arm of ISRO is
Antrix Corporation Limited
ISRO Marketing Agency
Brahmos
Cartostat

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