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Our Universe QUESTIONS

Exam NameOur Universe QUESTIONS
DescriptionOur Universe QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: The milky way extends through a distance of ?

Answer:105 light-years


Question: Halley's comet appears once in a period of ?

Answer:76 years


Question: Which of the following planets is known as "Morning Star"?

Answer:Mercury


Question: Which is the hottest planet ?

Answer:Venus


Question: Who launched the first satellite ?

Answer:USSR


Question: Why does the constellation of stars appears at different positions in the sky at different times during night ?

Answer:Because earth rotates about its axis


Question: Which planets are nearest to the sun ?

Answer:Mercury and Venus


Question: Why does the same side of the moon always faces the earth ?

Answer:The period of rotation of the moon on its axis and period of revolution around the earth is almost the same


Question: Which one of the following four planets is the biggest in size?

Answer:Earth


Question: What do Comets revolve around ?

Answer:Sun


Question: In what form is the radiant energy of the sun transmitted ?

Answer:Short waves


Question: Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of ?

Answer:Sun and the moon on earth


Question: The bright heavenly body with a long luminous tail is called ?

Answer:A comet


Question: What would be the color of sky if there is no sun ?

Answer:None of these


Question: The altitudes of heavenly bodies appear to be greater than they actually are. This is due to ?

Answer:Atmospheric refraction


Question: Which of the following planets is at the farthest distance from the earth?

Answer:Neptune


Question: What is the time required by moonlight to reach the earth ?

Answer:1.3 second


Question: Which of the planet that has no satellite ?

Answer:Pluto


Question: What type of planet is a terrestrial planet ?

Answer:dense and rocky


Question: What does the 'Solar Corona' consists of ?

Answer:Molten lava