Astronomy General Knowledge Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

The bright heavenly body with a long luminous tail is called

(A) A planet

(B) A satellite

(C) A constellation

(D) A comet

Ans: D

A comet

Question: 2

The planet having the largest number of satellites in the solar system is

(A) Saturn

(B) Mars

(C) Uranus

(D) Jupiter

Ans: A

Saturn

Question: 3

The sunspots cause

(A) Aurora borealis and aurora austral is

(B) Magnetic storms on the surface of the sun

(C) Polar auroras

(D) All of these

Ans: D

All of these

Question: 4

How many years does Pluto take in revolving round the Sun?

(A) 110 years

(B) 246 years

(C) 248 years

(D) 250 years

Ans: C

248 years

Question: 5

Ursa Minor is

(A) The name of disease in U.S.A

(B) The name of a satellite

(C) A group of stars that form the Little Dipper in the most northern constellation

(D) The name of an island

Ans: C

A group of stars that form the Little Dipper in the most northern constellation

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