Astronomy-Part-II

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about Astronomy-Part-II including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

SUN


Question1:- The nearest star to the Earth



Sun


Question2:- The biggest member of the Solar System



Sun


Question3:-The center of the Solar System



Sun


Question4:- The Power Center of Solar system is



Sun


Question5:- The study of Sun is called



Heliology


Question6:-The name by which Sun is indicated in Greek mythology



Heliose


Question7:- The name by which Sun is indicated in Roman Mythology



Soul


Question8:- The time taken to reach the light rays from Sun to Earth



500 Sec (8 Min)


Question9:- The astronomer who scientifically explained that the center of Solar System is Sun



Copper Nicus


Question10:- The number of Planets in the Solar System



Eight


Question11:-The star nearest to Solar System



Proxima Centouri


Question12:- The time taken to reach the Light Rays from Proxima Centouri to the Earth



4.2 Light Year


Question13:- The most sparkling star which can be seen from the Earth other than the Sun



Sirius


Question14:- The distance of Sirius from the Earth is



8.6 Light Year


Question15:-The Perimeter of the Sun is ------- times bigger than that of the Earth



109 Times


Question16:- The largest Gravitational force is felt in ----------in the Solar System



Sun


Question17:- The Gravitational Force of Sun is ------times larger than that of the Earth



27.9Times


Question18:- The most abundant element in the Sun is



Hydrogen


Question19:- The 99.86 percentage of the Mass of the Solar System is centered in --------



Sun


Question20:-The process through which energy is produced in the Sun



Nuclear Fission


Question21:- Hydrogen became --------- through the Nuclear Fission in the Sun



Helium


Question22:- The second most abundant element in the Sun is



Helium


Question23:- The state at which the matter is present in the Sun



Plasma


Question24:-The Average temperature at the outer area of the Sun is



5505 degree Celsius


Question25:- The visible part of the Sun is called



Photosphere


Question26:- The top most part of the atmosphere in the Sun is called



Corona


Question27:- The middle part of the atmosphere in Sun is called



Cromosphere


Question28:- The main source of Energy in the Earth is



Sun


Question29:- The rays included in the Sun Light which causes Sun Burns



Ultra Violet Rays


Question30:- The day on which the Earth comes nearest to the Sun is



Jan 3


Question31:- The day on which the Earth goes to the farthest from the Sun is



July 4


Question32:- The average distance between the Earth and the Sun is



15 Crore Km


Question33:- The planet which is situated to the nearest to the Sun



Mercury


Question34:- The planet which is situated the farthest from the Sun



Neptune


Question35:- The star which is nearest to the Earth other than Sun



Proxima Centouri


Question36:- The star which is nearest to the Earth other than Proxima Centouri



Alpha Centouri


Question37:- The star which seems the biggest from the Earth



Sun


Question38:-The star which seems the second biggest from the Earth



Sirius


Question39:- The star which is known as " Dog Star "



Sirius


Question40:-The biggest star



V.Y Kanis Major


Question41:- The Solar Winds are formed once in ----- years



Eleven


Question42:-The time taken by the Sun to revolve around the Milky Way is called



Cosmic Year


Question43:- The arrangement of Planets as per the distance from the Sun



Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn , Uranus and Neptune


Question44:- The arrangement of Planets as per the size (biggest to shortest)



Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus, Mars and Mercury


Question45:- The planets which are known as the Inner Planets



Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars


Question46:- The Planets which are known as the Outer Planets .



Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune


Question47:- The Planets which are known as Inferior Planets



Mercury and Venus


Question48:- The Planets which are known as Superior Planets



Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune


Question49:- The Planets which are known as Modern Planets



Uranus and Neptune


Question50:-The Planets which are known as Classical Planets



Mercury, Venus , Mars and Jupiter


Question51:-The meaning of the Word 'Planet'



The one who Wanders


MERCURY


Question52:- The smallest planet is



Mercury


Question53:- The planet which completes the revolution around the Sun by the shortest time is



Mercury


Question54:-Mercury completes a revolution within ------- Earth Days



88


Question55:-The planet which completes the rotation within the shortest time



Mercury


Question56:- The planets which have no Satellites



Mercury & Venus


Question57:- The second densest planet in the Solar System



Mercury


Question58:-The nearest Planet to Sun is



Mercury


Question59:- The planet where felt the largest temperature fluctuations



Mercury


Question60:- The Space Craft which was sent to the study of Mercury



MESSENGER


Question61:- The full form of MESSENGER



MErcury Surface Space ENvironment GEochemistry and Ranging


Question62:- The Roman deity , who is the messenger of God is known as



Mercury


VENUS


Question63:- The planet which is known as Morning Star



Venus


Question64:-The Planet which is known as Evening Star



Mercury


Question65:- The hottest Planet is



Venus


Question66:- -------- Planet has the most Circular Revolving Path



Venus


Question67:-The planet which reflexes the Sun Light



Venus


Question68:- The closest planet to the Earth



Venus


Question69:- The second most sparkling sky object on looking from the Earth



Venus


Question70:-The planet which is known in the name of the Roman Goddess of Love and Beauty



Venus


Question71:-The only Planet which has the name of a Woman



Venus


Question72:- The planet which moves in the opposite direction of other planets



Venus


Question73:- The Planet in which the Sun rises in the West and sets in the East



Venus


Question74:- The Planet which is a complete failure in the Telescope



Venus


Question75:- The Planet which needs more time to rotate than to revolve



Venus


Question76:-The Planet in which the Day is lengthier than Year



Venus


Question77:- the Planet which has the longest Days and Nights



Venus


Question78:- The Vinera Space Crafts were sent to study about ------ Planet



Venus


Question79:- The Vinera Space Crafts were sent by ------ country



Soviet Union


Question80:- The first Man Made Space Craft to fly near to Venus is



Vinera -1


Question81:- The first Space Craft which reached another Planet is



Vinera -7


Question82:-The Plateau in Venus is called



Lekshmi Planum


Question83:- The gas which is abundant in the atmosphere of Venus is



Carbon Di Oxide


Question84:- The highest mountain in the Planet Venus is



Maxwell Montus


Question85:-The Maxwell Montus is named after ------



James Clerk Maxwell


Question86:- James Clerk Maxwell is a famous --------



Physics Scientist


EARTH


Question87:- The only one Planet whose English Name has no connection with Roman or Greek Mythology



Earth


Question88:- The Planet which is known as Terra



Earth


Question89:- The only Planet in which Life exists



Earth


Question90:- The only Planet which has only one Satellite



Earth


Question91:-The biggest inner planet



Earth


Question92:- The Planet which is also known as Blue Planet



Earth


Question93:- The blue colour of the Planet Earth is due to the presence of ---------



Water


Question94:- The densest Planet



Earth


Question95:-The average age of the Earth



454 Crore Years


Question96:-The average temperature of the Earth



14 Degree Celcsus


Question97:- The density of the Earth is



5.5.


Question98:- The satellite of Earth



Moon


Question99:-The gravitational interaction between Earth and Moon causes -------



Ocean Tides


Question100:------- is the third Planet from the Sun



Earth