Satellite Communication MCQ Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    A satellite is defined as:
    • A. 

      “A satellite is a body that orbits around another body in space.”

    • B. 

      "A man-made body that orbits around another body in space."

    • C. 

      "A Satellite is a body that orbits around the earth."

    • D. 

      "An Object that orbits something"

  • 2. 
    Two types of satellites.
    • A. 

      Natural, Manmade

    • B. 

      Natural, Human

    • C. 

      Nature, man-made

    • D. 

      Nature, Human

  • 3. 
    Who was the Man who laid out a virtual blueprint for broadcasting and communcations from space by using 3 satellites 120 degrees apart.
    • A. 

      Arthur C Clark

    • B. 

      Greg R Martin

    • C. 

      Daniel P Brian

    • D. 

      Thomas T Rockhelm

  • 4. 
    What are the areas that satellites provide information?
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Navigation

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Research

    • E. 

      Communication

    • F. 

      Defence

    • G. 

      Attack

    • H. 

      Surveillance

    • I. 

      Counter

    • J. 

      Support

  • 5. 
    Principles of satellite communications.
    • A. 

      Satellite

    • B. 

      TX

    • C. 

      RX

    • D. 

      Power

    • E. 

      Line of sight

    • F. 

      Cables

    • G. 

      Modem

    • H. 

      Router

    • I. 

      Telephone

  • 6. 
    6 Sub-systems of the space segment.
    • A. 

      Thrust Sub-system

    • B. 

      Stabilisation Sub-system

    • C. 

      Electrical power generation Sub-system

    • D. 

      Tracking telemetry and command Sub-system

    • E. 

      Communication Sub-system

    • F. 

      Antenna Sub-system

    • G. 

      Power Sub-system

    • H. 

      Counter measure Sub-system

    • I. 

      Protective Sub-system

    • J. 

      Satellite Sub-system

    • K. 

      Power Down  Sub-system

    • L. 

      Sub Sub-system

  • 7. 
    What are the three main hazards presented by SATCOMMS?
    • A. 

      RF Hazard

    • B. 

      Deployment

    • C. 

      Electrical

    • D. 

      Damage to kit

    • E. 

      Damage to persons 

    • F. 

      Radiation Hazard

  • 8. 
    Advantages of Satcomms.
    • A. 

      Worldwide

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Quick to set up

    • D. 

      Versatile

    • E. 

      Remote location

    • F. 

      Weak Connection

    • G. 

      Deley in communication

    • H. 

      Cheap

    • I. 

      Can be used Inside and with objects overhead

    • J. 

      Harmless

  • 9. 
    4 disadvantages of satellite communications.
    • A. 

      Lifespan of Fuel

    • B. 

      Cost

    • C. 

      Network of Satellites needed

    • D. 

      Planning, Development & Deployment time of satellites

    • E. 

      Hard to set up

    • F. 

      Can only be used in certain places

    • G. 

      Can only be used inside

    • H. 

      Easy to break

  • 10. 
    The two types of satellite networks are:
    • A. 

      Complex and simple

    • B. 

      In and out of orbit

    • C. 

       Natural and manmade

    • D. 

      Simple and Complicated

  • 11. 
    Which orbit requires no tracking?
    • A. 

      Geostationary

    • B. 

      Geosynchronous 

    • C. 

      Low earth orbit

    • D. 

      Medium earth orbit

  • 12. 
    Three basic types of orbits.
    • A. 

      Polar,Sub-Synchronous,Synchronous

    • B. 

      Polar,Synchronous,chronous

    • C. 

      North Polar,Sub-Synchronous,Synchronous

    • D. 

      South Polar,North Polar,Synchronous

  • 13. 
    Two types of Sub-Synchronous Orbits.
    • A. 

      Low Earth Orbits,Medium Earth Orbits

    • B. 

      Geostationary,Geosynchronous

    • C. 

      Low Earth Orbits,Geosynchronous

    • D. 

      Geostationary,Medium Earth Orbits

  • 14. 
    Two types of synchronous orbits.
    • A. 

      Geostationary,Geosynchronous

    • B. 

      Low Earth Orbits,Geosynchronous

    • C. 

      Low Earth Orbits,Medium Earth Orbits

    • D. 

      Low Earth Orbits,Geostationary

  • 15. 
    How far away are synchronous satellites from earth?
    • A. 

      22,366 miles or 35,786 km

    • B. 

      20,000 miles or 34,569 km

    • C. 

      19,326 miles or 30,000 km

    • D. 

      21,455 miles or 34,786 km

  • 16. 
    Which orbit is mainly used for communications?
    • A. 

      Synchronous

    • B. 

      Low earth orbit

    • C. 

      Medium earth orbit

    • D. 

      Sub-Synchronous

  • 17. 
    Which orbit requires tracking?
    • A. 

      Geostationary

    • B. 

      Geosynchronous 

    • C. 

      Low earth orbit

    • D. 

      Medium earth orbit

  • 18. 
    8 parts of a typical earth satellite station.
    • A. 

      Users

    • B. 

      Baseband

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      Transmit

    • E. 

      Receive

    • F. 

      Clocking

    • G. 

      Antenna

    • H. 

      Montoring and control

    • I. 

      Cables

    • J. 

      LNA

    • K. 

      HPA

    • L. 

      BPF

    • M. 

      Frequency translator

    • N. 

      Satellite

  • 19. 
    What are the 7 parts of a satellite transponder?
    • A. 

      Receiving antenna,BPF,LNA,Frequency translator,HPA,BPF,Transmitting antenna

    • B. 

      Receiving antenna,BPF,LNA,Frequency translator,HPR,BFF,Transmitting antenna

    • C. 

      Receiving antenna,BPF,HPA,Frequency translator,LNA,BPP,Transmitting antenna

    • D. 

      Receiving antenna,BPF,HPA,Frequency translator,LNA,BPP,Transmitting antenna

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