India's Foray Into Space - Part 1

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Space has always tickled mankind's curiosity. A single glance into the void that is space raises a thousand questions in the human brain ranging from our origins to the very basic one of why we are even here in the first place? India's foray into space too has been an endless quest to answer these questions one at a time. Here's a quick quiz to test your knowledge of this quest


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is considered the father of Indian Space Program?
    • A. 

      Vikram Sarabhai

    • B. 

      U R Rao

    • C. 

      Abdul Kalam

    • D. 

      Homi Jehangir Bhabha

  • 2. 
    Which rocket of India is considered the ‘work horse’ due to its 95% success rate till date?
    • A. 

      GSLV

    • B. 

      ASLV

    • C. 

      PSLV

    • D. 

      SLV

  • 3. 
    Which country supplied India with Cryogenic engines?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      UK

    • D. 

      France

  • 4. 
    Expand LPSC
    • A. 

      Liquid Propulsion Systems Center

    • B. 

      Light Propulsion Systems Center

    • C. 

      Lithium Propulsion Systems Center

    • D. 

      Liquid Propellant Systems Center

  • 5. 
    What is Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu famous for?
    • A. 

      It houses the testing center for the ingenuously developed PSLC, GSLV engines.

    • B. 

      It is the fabrication center for external systems of Indian rockets

    • C. 

      Indian Satellites are manufactured here

    • D. 

      It has largest space telescope of India

  • 6. 
    How many countries in the world have developed cryogenic engines?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

  • 7. 
    Expand GSLV
    • A. 

      Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle

    • B. 

      Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle

    • C. 

      Geoid Satellite Launch Vehicle

    • D. 

      Greater Satellite Launch Vehicle

  • 8. 
    What was special about GSLV D5 rocket flight by ISRO?
    • A. 

      It was the first GSLV flight to be powered by an indigenously developed cryogenic engine

    • B. 

      It was the first successful GSLV flight

    • C. 

      It was the first GSLV flight to have cryogenic engine in all 3 stages

    • D. 

      It carried the heaviest satellite till date to space

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the satellite that GSLV D5 rocket carried to space?
    • A. 

      GSAT D1

    • B. 

      INSAT 4C

    • C. 

      IRIS 1C

    • D. 

      GSAT D14

  • 10. 
    Which space port does India use for most of the rocket launches in India
    • A. 

      Sriharikota

    • B. 

      Thumba

    • C. 

      Mahendragiri

    • D. 

      Nellore

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