Astronomy Quiz Questions and Answers for class 6,7,8,9,10 - 1

Question: 1

Comets revolve around

(A) Venus

(B) Sun

(C) Earth

(D) No single heavenly body

Ans: B


Question: 2

Which planet is known as the Earth’s Twin?

(A) Neptune

(B) Venus

(C) Mars

(D) Uranus

Ans: B


Question: 3

The planet having no moon is

(A) Neptune

(B) Venus

(C) Mercury

(D) Pluto

Ans: C


Question: 4

The distance of the nearest star besides the sun from the earth is

(A) 2 light years

(B) 4 light years

(C) 5 light years

(D) 9 light years

Ans: B

4 light years

Question: 5

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

(A) These are visible because of light of the sun reflected from their surface

(B) Atmospheric refraction

(C) Motions of the earth

(D) Vertical motion of these heavenly bodies

Ans: B

Atmospheric refraction

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