Do You Know Your Constellations?

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Twelve months in a year calendar, the horoscope have a name for each month and their attribute and characteristics and the affinity with people born under certain months in their lives. Constellation is such as interesting topic, take a quiz and learn


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    We all look at the space and cloud and wonder what goes on up there, what does the word constellation mean in simple terms?

    • A.

      Astrology

    • B.

      Set of stars

    • C.

      Zodiac

    • D.

      Mythology

    Correct Answer
    B. Set of stars
    Explanation
    The word constellation refers to a set of stars. It is used to describe a group of stars that form a pattern or shape in the sky as seen from Earth. Constellations have been named and recognized by different cultures throughout history, and they are used as a way to navigate and locate celestial objects in the night sky.

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  • 2. 

    In the world of the constellation, every star has their reason and purpose, what is the number of the officially recognized named constellations used presently?

    • A.

      88

    • B.

      73

    • C.

      84

    • D.

      80

    Correct Answer
    A. 88
    Explanation
    There are currently 88 officially recognized named constellations used in the world. Each constellation represents a specific group of stars and has its own unique name and meaning. These constellations have been identified and named by astronomers over centuries based on their patterns and significance in different cultures.

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  • 3. 

    The constellation is a complex field, certain individuals take great effort in making it easier for others to understand what it’s all about, the constellation can be divided into?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    Certain individuals in the field of constellation work hard to simplify its understanding for others. The question asks about dividing the constellation, and the correct answer is 2. This implies that the constellation can be divided into two parts or categories.

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  • 4. 

    Even as everything in on earth has a particular name given to them by the pioneering individuals in that field, so are constellations, give a name for the types there are?

    • A.

      Southern and western hemisphere

    • B.

      North and south pole

    • C.

      Eastern and Southern

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Southern and western hemisphere
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Southern and western hemisphere. This answer is correct because constellations are named based on their location in the sky. The sky is divided into different hemispheres - northern, southern, eastern, and western. The constellations visible in the southern hemisphere are different from those visible in the northern hemisphere. Similarly, the constellations visible in the western hemisphere are different from those visible in the eastern hemisphere. Therefore, the correct answer is Southern and western hemisphere.

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  • 5. 

    As complex and constellation study is, certain people have been making easily comprehensible for others since its discovery, the large classical constellation of Agro Navis was broken up into?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    The large classical constellation of Agro Navis was broken up into 3 smaller constellations.

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  • 6. 

    Names are been assigned to these constellation by the pioneering teams in the field, example is the Agro Navis, name their classical constellation

    • A.

      Carina Puppis and Vela

    • B.

      Zinc, copper and rod

    • C.

      Byzantine, rope and glacier

    • D.

      Vela, puppis and Adonis

    Correct Answer
    A. Carina Puppis and Vela
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Carina, Puppis, and Vela. The question is asking for the names of classical constellations assigned by the pioneering teams in the field. The given options are not relevant to the question. Carina, Puppis, and Vela are all classical constellations named by the pioneers in the field of astronomy.

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  • 7. 

    The constellation is defined by different happenings in space, dark moon, full moon and among others; under dark cloud rather than star is called?

    • A.

      Emu

    • B.

      Zodiac

    • C.

      Leo

    • D.

      Taurus

    Correct Answer
    A. Emu
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the term used to describe a constellation that is formed by different happenings in space, such as dark moon and full moon, rather than stars. The term for such a constellation is "Emu".

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  • 8. 

    Great historical figures have plunged into the study of the moon and watch stars movement in their time, an individual created the authoritative map that demarcates areas of sky under different constellation is?

    • A.

      Eugene Delporte

    • B.

      Isaac Newton

    • C.

      Charles Darwin

    • D.

      July Monro

    Correct Answer
    A. Eugene Delporte
    Explanation
    Eugene Delporte is the correct answer because he is known for creating the authoritative map that demarcates areas of the sky under different constellations. This map, known as the "Delporte Celestial Atlas," is widely used by astronomers and is considered a significant contribution to the field of astronomy. Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and July Monro are not known for their work in mapping constellations or studying the sky.

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  • 9. 

    Just as there is someone behind sky demarcation, this happened at a particular year, the authoritative map that demarcates areas of sky under different constellation was created in the year?

    • A.

      1930

    • B.

      1916

    • C.

      1900

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    A. 1930
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1930. This answer is based on the information provided in the question, which states that there is someone behind sky demarcation and that an authoritative map was created to demarcate areas of the sky under different constellations. Since the question does not provide any additional information, we can assume that the creation of this authoritative map happened in 1930.

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  • 10. 

    Pascal, Newton and other historical figures studied mathematics, space and time to know what lies behind these mysteries, in which hemisphere did De Lacaille have studied the stars?

    • A.

      Easter

    • B.

      Southern

    • C.

      Autumn

    • D.

      Pisces

    Correct Answer
    B. Southern
    Explanation
    De Lacaille studied the stars in the Southern hemisphere. Pascal, Newton, and other historical figures studied mathematics, space, and time to understand the mysteries of the universe. Since De Lacaille was mentioned in the same context, it can be inferred that his study of the stars would also be related to understanding the mysteries of the universe. Since he studied the stars, it is logical to assume that he would have done so in the hemisphere where the stars are visible, which is the Southern hemisphere.

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