Astronomy-Part-I

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

PSC Question and Answer about Astronomy-Part-I 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.....

Question1:- The first Artificial Earth satellite



Sputnik- I


Question2:- Which country launched Sputnik- 1



Soviet Union


Question3:-Sputnik- I was launched in



4 Oct 1957


Question4:-The second space craft launched into the earth orbit



Sputnik- 2


Question5:-The first Space craft to carry a living animal is



Sputnik- 2


Question6:- Sputnik 2 carried a ------- to the space



A dog named Laika


Question7:- Sputnik 2 was launched in



3 Nov 1957


Question8:- The first Country to explore to the Space



Soviet Union


Question9:- The second Country to explore to the space



U.S.A


Question10:- U.S.A entered to the space arena with the launching of --------



Explorer- I


Question11:- Explorer- I was launched in



31 Jan 1958


Question12:-Explorer -I is credited with making important discovery of ----around the Earth



Van Allen radiation belt


Question13:- What is Van Allen Radiation Belt



It is a zone of charged electrons and protons which are trapped by the Magnetic Field of the Earth


Question14:-Usually there are ----- Van Allen Belts around the Earth



Two


Question15:-The expansion of ISRO



Indian Space Research Organization


Question16:-The head quarters of ISRO



Banglore


Question17:- ISRO was formed in



1969


Question18:- The earlier form of ISRO was



INCOSPAR


Question19:- INCOSPAR was formed in



1962


Question20:- INCOSPAR was formed as a result of the joint efforts of ---------- & --------



Jawaharlal Nehru & Vikram Sarabhai


Question21:-The expansion of INCOSPAR



Indian National Committee for Space Research


Question22:- Department of Atomic Energy of India was formed in



1950


Question23:- The first secretary of the Dept of Atomic Energy of India was



Homi J Bhabha


Question24:- The head quarters of the Dept of Atomic Energy



Mumbai


Question25:- In 1961, the Govt of India entrusted the responsibility for Space Research to ------



Dept of Atomic Energy


Question26:- Department of Space was established by the India Govt in



1972


Question27:- ISRO is now under ----- department



Dept of Space


Question28:- The two satellite launch vehicles developed by ISRO



PSLV & GSLV


Question29:-Two major space systems established by the ISRO



INSAT and IRS


Question30:- The expansion of INSAT



Indian National Satellite System


Question31:-The expansion of IRS



Indian Remote Sensing Satellites


Question32:- ------ is one of the World's largest Domestic Communication Satellite Systems



INSAT


Question33:- The satellite system for Television and radio broadcasting



INSAT


Question34:- The satellite system for meteorological observations



INSAT


Question35:-The satellite system for telecommunications



INSAT


Question36:- SROSS is ------ satellites



Indian


Question37:- The first Satellite of India is



Aryabhatta


Question38:- The expansion of SROSS



Stretched Rohini Satellite Series


Question39:- The satellites in the series of SROSS are



SROSS-1, SROSS-C and SROSS-C2


Question40:- SROSS-1 was launched on



May 24, 1987


Question41:- SROSS-C was launched on



May 20,1992


Question42:-SROSS -C2 was launched on



May 4, 1994


Question43:- Aryabhatta was launched on



19 April 1975


Question44:-Aryabhatta was launched by



USSR


Question45:-The signals from Aryabhatta was lost after ------- days



Five


Question46:- Aryabhatta was returned to Earth's atmosphere on .



11 Feb 1992


Question47:- Bhaskara I was launched on



7 June 1979


Question48:-Bhaskara II was launched on



20 Nov 1980


Question49:-India's first low orbit Earth Observation satellite is



Bhaskara I


Question50:-Baskara I, Bhaskara II and Aryabhatta Satellites are appeared in the stamp of USSR in the year



1984