“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Space & Technology MCQs

Q. Who is the Father of Indian Space Programme?

a) Dr Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

b) Dr Satish Dhawan

c) Dr Homi J Bhabha

d) Dr Krishnaswami Kasturirangan

Answer: a) Dr Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

Q. In which year Indian Space Programme was started?

a) 1962

b) 1964

c) 1966

d) 1975

Answer: a) 1962

Q. The Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was found in which year?

a) 1969

b) 1966

c) 1962

d) 1970

Answer: c) 1962

Q. In order to boost Indian Space Programme in the year 1972 Government of India established

a) Space Commission

b) Space Department

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) None of the above

Answer: c) Both (a) and (b)

Q. ISRO was established in which year?

a) 15th August, 1949

b) 15th August, 1969

c) 15th August, 1972

d) none of the above

Answer: b) 15th August, 1969

Q. Where is the headquarters of ISRO?

a) Chennai

b) Mumbai

c) Bengaluru

d) None of these

Answer: c) Bengaluru

Q. At which of the following places ISRO Navigation Centre (INC) was established?

a) Byalalu

b) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre

c) Chennai

d) Sriharikota

Answer: a) Byalalu

Q. The Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is at

a) Mahendragiri (Tamil Nadu)

b) Bengaluru (Karnataka)

c) Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)

d) Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

Answer: a) Mahendragiri (Tamil Nadu)

Q. Indian space agency ISRO is setting up the country’s first space park at which location?

a) Hyderabad

b) Chennai

c) Bengaluru

d) Madurai

Answer: c) Bengaluru

Q. ISRO’s Master Control Facility is at Hassan, it is located in

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Odisha

c) Gujarat

d) Karnataka

Answer: d) Karnataka

Q. Sriharikota Range, which is used for launching satellites is located in which state?

a) Maharashtra

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Tamil Nadu

d) Kerala

Answer: b) Andhra Pradesh

Q. Indian Remote Sensing Institute is located at

a) Bengaluru

b) Hyderabad

c) Ahmedabad

d) Dehradun

Answer: d) Dehradun

Q. Thumba Rocket Launching Centre is located at

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Bihar

c) Jharkhand

d) Kerala

Answer: d) Kerala

Q. Satish Dhawan Space Centre is located in which of the following state?

a) Kerala

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Karnataka

d) Tamil Nadu

Answer: b) Andhra Pradesh

Q. For which thing Sriharikota is famous?

a) Space Program

b) Biotechnology Centre

c) Madras Research Centre

d) Missile Launching Centre

Answer: a) Space Program

Q. Near Earth Orbits are located at …….. altitude above the earth surface

a) 400 km

b) 1200 km

c) 2400 km

d) 3600 km

Answer: a) 400 km

Q. Research satellites are generally project in which one of the following orbit?

a) Low Earth Orbit

b) Near Earth Orbit

c) Sun-synchronous Orbit

d) Geostationary Orbit

Answer: b) Near Earth Orbit

Q. Geostationary satellite rotate at

a) any height

b) fixed height

c) above the pole

d) height depend on volume of satellite

Answer: b) fixed height

Q. Geostationary satellite has a rotation period of

a) 12 hour

b) 24 hours

c) 48 hour

d) 6 hour

Answer: b) 24 hours

Q. IRS series satellites are used for

a) communication

b) astronomy

c) remote sensing

d) forestry

Answer: c) remote sensing

Q. Which is India’s first experimental satellite launch vehicle?



c) SLV 3

d) None of these

Answer: c) SLV 3

Q. What is the full form of ASLV?

a) Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle

b) Automatic Satellite Launch Vehicle

c) Aero Space Launch Vehicle

d) Area Satellite Launch Vehicle

Answer: a) Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle

Q. Which type of fuel is used by GSLV in its operations?

a) Only solid fuel

b) Only liquid fuel

c) Liquid in first stage and solid in second stage

d) Solid in first stage and liquid in second stage

Answer: d) Solid in first stage and liquid in second stage

Q. How many stages are there in GSLV?

a) 2

b) 5

c) 3

d) 4

Answer: c) 3

Q. ISRO has successfully launched GSAT-6A satellite from which rocket vehicle?

a) GSLV-F07

b) GSLV-F09

c) GSLV-F05

d) GSLV-F08

Answer: d) GSLV-F08

Q. Cryogenic temperature refers to……… temperature

a) 150oC

b) 150oC

c) -150oC


Answer: c) -150oC

Q. Cryogenic engine is used in

a) boeing aircraft

b) high speed rail engines

c) space shuttle

d) nuclear testing

Answer: c) space shuttle

Q. Which Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle was used by ISRO to launch Chndrayaan-2 space craft?





Answer: a) GSLV-MK III-M1

Q. The first satellite launched by India was

a) Aryabhatta

b) Bhaskara I

c) Bhaskara II

d) Rohini

Answer: a) Aryabhatta

Q. The first Indian Satellite, Aryabhatta, was launched in the year

a) 1972

b) 1975

c) 1976

d) 1973

Answer: b) 1975

Q. India’s first Communication Satellite ‘Apple’ was launched in which year?

a) 27the February, 1982

b) 18th September, 1981

c) 19th June, 1981

d) 25th December, 1981

Answer: c) 19th June, 1981

Q. ‘Apple Satellite’ was launched from

a) Kourou French Guiana

b) Baikonur (Russia)

c) Sriharikota (India)

d) Cape Canaveral (US)

Answer: a) Kourou French Guiana

Q. What was the name of India’s first mission to Moon?

a) Chandrayaan I

b) Chandrayaan II

c) Space

d) None of the above

Answer: a) Chandrayaan I

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