Astronomy is the study of celestial objects and phenomena. It uses mathematics, physics, and chemistry to explain their origin and evolution. Astronomy is one of the oldest natural sciences, with its roots dating back to ancient civilizations.

Here you are given Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the Astronomythe topic of General Knowledge. First of all, you have to read all the GK questions related to Astronomy and click on one correct answer for each question. If your answer is correct, you will be displayed with a ✅ sign, but if your answer is wrong, a ❌ sign will be displayed, so that you can identify the correct answer you have given.

Q. Who is the author of "Panch Siddhantika", the Indian epic of astronomy?

 ◉ Varahamihira

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 ◉ Brahmagupta

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 ◉ Bhaskar II

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 ◉ Madhav of Sangamagram

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Q. What is the reason for the feeling of weightlessness in a spacecraft in orbit?

 ◉ External gravity

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 ◉ External gravity, but not within the spacecraft

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 ◉ Energy in the spacecraft in the classroom

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 ◉ Acceleration in orbit is equal to acceleration due to external gravity

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Q. What is the name of the spacecraft sent by NASA to Mars?

 ◉ Oparcharity rover

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 ◉ Robot

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 ◉ Aryabhata

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 ◉ Human rover

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Q. When was the first picture of the Earth taken from space?

 ◉ 1945

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 ◉ 1952

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 ◉ 1930

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 ◉ 1946

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Q. Who was the first astronomer who started the study of the universe?

 ◉ William Jones

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 ◉ Claudius Ptolemy

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 ◉ king fisher

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 ◉ brother hood

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Q. What is the name of the Japanese X-ray satellite used to study the evolution of the universe?

 ◉ Astro-D

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 ◉ Aditya-L1

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 ◉ Rakesh Sharma

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 ◉ Aryabhata

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Q. What is the name of the galaxy in which Earth is a planet?

 ◉ Sculptor

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 ◉ Andromeda Galaxy

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 ◉ Pinwheel Galaxy

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 ◉ milk belt

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Q. What is the shape of our galaxy?

 ◉ Oval

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 ◉ spiral

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 ◉ Rectangular

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 ◉ square shape

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Q. Who first saw the Milky Way galaxy?

 ◉ Albert Einstein

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 ◉ Charles Darwin

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 ◉ Ganilio

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 ◉ Stephen Hawking

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Q. Why are stars visible more in the east than in the west?

 ◉ earth rotating east to west

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 ◉ the earth is rotating from south to north

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 ◉ the earth is rotating from west to east

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 ◉ the earth is rotating from north to south

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Q. Why do stars appear to twinkle in the sky?

 ◉ due to refraction of light

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 ◉ due to scattering of light

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 ◉ due to total internal reflection of light

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 ◉ due to reflection of light

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Q. The mass of a star is twice that of the Sun. That infinity: how will it end?

 ◉ Pulsar

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 ◉ Nabula

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 ◉ neutron star

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 ◉ Binary star

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Q. Which planet is called the morning star?

 ◉ Jupiter

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 ◉ Venus

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 ◉ Mars

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 ◉ Mercury

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Q. What is Super Nova?

 ◉ A dying house

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 ◉ A dying orbit

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 ◉ A bright comet

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 ◉ A dying star

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Q. Which is the closest star to the Earth?

 ◉ Planetarium

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 ◉ Solar System

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 ◉ Tail star

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 ◉ Sun

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