Order Universe and Solar System Discussion

Order Universe and Solar System Discussion
Order Universe and Solar System Discussion
1. The ‘Big Bang Theory’ is related to
[RAS/RTS (Pre) 2007]
(a) continental drifts
(b) origin of the universe
(c) origin of the himalayas
(d) eruption of volcanoes
2. According to ‘Big Bang Theory’, our
universe sprang into existence as
‘singularity’ around 13.7 billion years
ago. Who proposed Big Bang Theory?
(a) Georges Lemaitre
(b) Galileo
(c) Euclid
(d) Aristotal
3. Which one of the following
hypothesis/theory explains the origin of
the universe? [NDA 2019]
(a) Nebular Hypothesis
(b) Binary Theory
(c) Big Bang Theory
(d) Planetesimal Hypothesis
4. The study of universe is known as
(a) Cosmology (b) Cosmography
(c) Astronomy (d) Geography
5. The terms ‘Event Horizon’,
‘Singularity’, ‘String Theory’ and
‘Standard Model’ are sometimes seen
in the news in the context of
[IAS (Pre) 2017]
(a) observation and understanding of
the universe.
(b) study of the solar and the lunar
(c) placing satellites in the orbit of the
(d) origin and evolution of living
organisms on the Earth.
Order Universe and Solar System Discussion
6. Which of the following is/are cited
by the scientists as evidence/
evidences for the continued expansion
of universe? [IAS (Pre) 2012]
I. Detection of microwaves in space.
II. Observation of red shift phenomenon
in space.
III. Movement of asteroids in space.
IV. Occurrence of supernova explosions
in space.
Select the correct answer using the
codes given below.
(a) I and II (b) Only II
(c) I, III and IV (d) None of these
7. The name of our galaxy is
(a) Whirlpool Galaxy
(b) Black Eye Galaxy
(c) Andromeda Galaxy
(d) Milky Way Galaxy
8. The Milky Way is classified as
[UPPSC (Pre) 2001]
(a) Spiral Galaxy
(b) Elliptical Galaxy
(c) Irregular Galaxy
(d) Round Galaxy
9. In irregular galaxies, quantity of gases
and dust is
(a) zero
(b) more than stars
(c) less than stars
(d) limited
10. Milky Way galaxy has most of its stars
(a) on its boundary line.
(b) in the center.
(c) at the corners.
(d) behind hits boundary line.
11. Consider the following statements
regarding Solar system.
I. All the planets revolve round the Sun
in the same plane in our Solar
II. All the planets rotate on their axis
from West to East.
III. The diameter of the Solar System is
1,173 crore kms.
Which of the above is/are true?
(a) I and II (b) I and III
(c) I, II and III (d) II and III
12. Consider the following statements.
I. The nearest large galaxy of Milky
Way is the Andromeda Galaxy.
II. The Sun’s nearest known star is a red
dwarf star called Proxima Centauri, at
a distance of 4.3 light years away.
Which of the above statements is/are
(a) Only I (b) Only II
(c) Both I and II (d) None of these
13. Consider the following statements.
I. Galaxies are the major building block
of the universe.
II. Galaxies may be regular or irregular
in shape.
III. Each galaxy comprises an average of
100 billion stars.
IV. A galaxy is a huge mass of stars,
nebulae and interstellar material.
Which of the statements given above
is/are correct?
(a) I, III, and IV
(b) I, II, and III
(c) II, III, and IV
(d) All of the above
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