Thursday, 27 April 2017

Science Quiz : India and Space 3

A quiz on India and space research.


1. The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan was launched on
5 November 2013
5 November 2015
25 November 2013
15 November 2015

2. The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster which killed Kalpana Chawla and other crew occurred in the year
2008
2005
2003
2001

3. What does PSLV stand for?
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
Post Satellite Launch Vehicle
Polar Satellite Lunar Vehicle
Pre Solar Launch Vehicle

4. Where is the North-Eastern Space Applications Centre located?
Guwahati, Assam
Dimapur, Nagaland
Shillong, Meghalaya
Imphal, Manipur

5. Which is India's first experimental satellite launch vehicle?
GSLV
PSLV
SLV 3
ASLV

6. Who is said to be the "Father of the Indian Space Program"?
APJ Abdul Kalam
Vikram Sarabhai
Satish Dhawan
Meghnath Saha

7. Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A. PSLV : Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
B. GSLV : Geo Satellite Launch Vehicle
C. ASLV : Automated Satellite Launch Vehicle
D. RLV : Remote Launch Vehicle
Only B
Only A
A, B and C
B, C and D

8. With the space agency of which country ISRO launched SARAL or Satellite with ARgos and ALtiKa is a cooperative altimetry technology mission in 2013?
USA
USSR
France
UK

9. The Space Applications Centre is one of the major centres of ISRO that is engaged in the research, development and demonstration of applications of space technology in the field of telecommunications, remote sensing, meteorology and satellite navigation. Where is it located?
Bangalore
Thiruvananthapuram
Sriharikkotta
Ahmedabad

10. Which is the first nation to succeed on its first attempt in sending a Mars mission?
USSR
USA
China
India

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