(IGP) IAS Pre: GS - General Science - Universe (MCQ -1)

General Science
Universe (MCQ -1)

1. Consider the following Statements.
(i) T state is a huge, shining ball in space that produce tremendous amount of light.
(ii) Om sur is a medium sized stone.
(iii) Starts have a life span of about 10 billion years.

Which of the above are true?
a) i & ii
b) ii & iii
c) All of the above
d) ii

2. Consider the following Statements.
(i) The closest star to us is the sun.
(ii) Proxima Century is the closest star.
(iii) Proxima Century is 4.3 light years from the sun.

Which of the above are true?
a) i & ii
b) ii & iii
c) ii
d) All of the above

3. Match the following:
(i) Asteroids        (a) Rocky & metallic objects known as minor planets.
(ii) Asteroid Belt  (b) Doughnut shaped concentration of asteroids enlisting the sun.
(iii) Comets          (c) Made of dirty ice, gas & dust.
(iv) Meteorites     (d) Smaller pieces of rock & dust enlisting the sun.

a) i – a , ii – b, iii – c, iv – d
b) i – b, ii – a, iii – d, iv – c
c) i – c, ii – b, iii – a, iv – d
d) i – d, ii – b, iii – a, iv – c

4. Match the following:
 Planets No. of Moons
(i) Mercury   (a) 13
(ii) Saturn      (b) 27
(iii) Uranus    (c) 62
(iv) Neptune  (d) 0

a) i – a, ii – b, iii – c, iv – d
b) i – d, ii – c, iii – b, iv – a
c) i – b, ii – a, iii – d, iv – c
d) i – a, ii – d, iii – b, iv – c

5. Consider the following statements:
(i) The earth rotates & spins around its axis, which takes a day.
(ii) The earth is tilled at an angle of 23.5 degrees.
(iii) The rotation of the earth causes changes from day to night & also changes in seasons.

Which of the above are true?
a) i & ii
b) ii & iii
c) iii only
d) All of the above

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