Astronut Of The Week

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Astronut Of The Week

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does europa have a molten core?
    • A. 

      Due to sunlight

    • B. 

      Due to constant bombardment of asteroids

    • C. 

      Due to tidal forces heating the core

    • D. 

      Due to high spin of the moon

  • 2. 
    Which was the first rover on mars?
    • A. 

      Sojourner

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Curiosity

    • D. 

      Spirit

  • 3. 
    “We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average planet” is attributed to which scientist?
    • A. 

      Stephen Hawking

    • B. 

      Neil deGrasse Tyson

    • C. 

      Cael Sagen

    • D. 

      Bill Nye

  • 4. 
    Which planet has almost 100 degree tilt?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Uranus

    • C. 

      Saturn

    • D. 

      Neptune

  • 5. 
    Why is magnetic field necessary for life?
    • A. 

      Deflects iron based meteorites

    • B. 

      Helps in plant growth

    • C. 

      Enables tectonic activity

    • D. 

      Protects against radiation

  • 6. 
    What is the role of Jupiter in aiding life on earth?
    • A. 

      Absorbs radiation

    • B. 

      Prevents us from flying off

    • C. 

      Protects us from comets and asteroids

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
     A planet around a binary  star system is not suitable for life because
    • A. 

      It lies out of the habitable zone

    • B. 

      Planets don't orbit binary star systems

    • C. 

      It'll have an unstable orbit

    • D. 

      It'll receive too much heat

  • 8. 
    What will happen at the end of sun's life?
    • A. 

      It'll form a black hole

    • B. 

      It'll form a white dwarf

    • C. 

      It'll form a neutron star

    • D. 

      It has no end

  • 9. 
    What does SETI stand for?
    • A. 

      Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

    • B. 

      Search for Extraterrestrial Insights

    • C. 

      Search for Extra Territorial Intelligence

    • D. 

      Search for Extra Territorial Insights

  • 10. 
    What kind of Star is Trappist -1?
    • A. 

      Red giant

    • B. 

      Main sequence star

    • C. 

      Red dwarf

    • D. 

      Brown dwarf

  • 11. 
    Which is the equation that helps us organise our thinking about the presence of life in our galaxy?
    • A. 

      Fermi's equation

    • B. 

      Plank's equation

    • C. 

      Drake's equation

    • D. 

      Seager equation

  • 12. 
    In what year was the voyager spacecraft launched and what was it carrying?
    • A. 

      1987,The Golden Record

    • B. 

      1977,The wow! signal

    • C. 

      1987 ,The wow! signal

    • D. 

      1977, The Golden Record

  • 13. 
    Which of  the following is a moon of uranus?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 14. 
    Which popular constellation is this?
    • A. 

      Leo

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Alpha Centauri

    • D. 

      Ursa Major

  • 15. 
    Which celestial object is this?
    • A. 

      Moon

    • B. 

      Ariel

    • C. 

      Mercury

    • D. 

      Callisto

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