31 January 2014

cbse science 8th Multiple Choice Questions Universe stars and planets

1
The nearest star to the planet earth is:

a) Venus b) Sun c) Moon d) Alpha
2
 Orion is a name of a ____________________.

a) star planet b) planet c) galaxy d) constellation
3
 The largest planet of the solar system:

a) Mars b) Sun c) Jupiter d) Saturn
4
 A body revolving around another body is called as:

a) Orion b) Stars c) Sun d) Satellite
5
 Name the comet which appears after every 76 years:

a) Hallet’s b) Meteor c) Halley’s d) Pole star
6
 The first Indian satellite:

a) Kalpana-1 b) Aryabhatta c) INSAT d) EDUSAT
7
 Distances of stars are expressed in:

a) km b) square meter c) light year d) meters
8
 The star appears to be stationary from the Earth:

a) Pole star b) Sirius c) Orion d) Ursa Major
9
The bright star like objects with a long tail approaching the Sun in a highly elliptical orbit is called:

a) Celestial bodies b) Meteor c) Comets d) Stars
10
The un-burnt piece of meteor which reaches the surface of the earth:

a) Celestial bodies b) Meteorites c) Comets d) Stars
11
Meteors are commonly known as:

a) Comets b) Stars c) Asteroids d) Shooting stars
12
In Indian astronomy planets are called:

a) Objects b) Graha c) Budha d) Bodies
13
The motion of the earth around the Sun is called:

a) Change of season b) Revolution c) Rotation d) Orbits
14
The planet also known as morning star is ------------

a)Mars b)Mercury c)Jupiter d)Venus 11
15
One light year is equal to:

a) 18X106 km b) 40.67X1012 km c) 9.46X1012 km d) 150,000,000 km
16
Jupiter has a thick atmosphere of ___________ which reflects most of the sun light falling on it.

a) Oxygen b) Helium c) Nitrogen d) Hydrogen
17
___________ was launched in the honour of Kalpana Chawla, a space scientist of Indian origin, who died in mishap in a space vehicle.

a) INSAT-3E b) INSAT-3D c) INSAT-1A d) INSAT-IID
18
Solar eclipse occurs on ________________.

a) full moon day b) new moon day c) both ‘a’ and ‘b’ d) none of the above
19
Stars produce heat energy and light due to the fusion of______________.

a) Oxygen b) Hydrogen c) Helium d) Ozone
20
Stars appear to move from____________ in the sky.

a) west to east b) east to west c) north to south d) south to north
21
Ursa Major moves around the ________________.

a) Sun b) Earth c) Moon d) Pole Star
22
In 2006, the IAU adopted a new definition of a planet. IAU stands for______________.

a) Indian Astronomical Union b) International Astronomy of Universe

c) International Astronomical Union d) Indian Astronomy of Universe
23
149. Name the planet which is least dense among all the planets.

a) Mercury b) Mars c) Saturn d) Jupiter
24
150. The axis of the Earth is inclined to its orbital plane at an angle of:

a) 23.5° b) 66.5° c) 25.3° d) 65.5°
25
Our earth as well as the sun belongs to the galaxy which has a spiral shape called the

(a) Milky way     (b) Galaxy  (c) Light year (d) Universe
Solution
1
b
6
b
11
d
16
d
21
d
2
d
7
c
12
b
17
a
22
c
3
c
8
a
13
b
18
b
23
c
4
d
9
c
14
d
19
b
24
b
5
c
10
b
15
c
20
b
25
a
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