QUIZ

Space Technology

1. What is the function of a transponder?

- Frequency change of received signal
- Reception and amplification of a signal from Earth station
- Retransmission of the received signal
- All the above

2. Which of the following statements is true:

- A geosynchronous satellite as a different period from the Earth
- A geosynchronous satellite has a circular orbit
- A geosynchronous satellite does not rotate around the equatorial plane
- All the above

3. For how many number of days does the Earth’s shadow fall on the geosynchronous satellite?

- 200
- 88
- 63
- 108

4. What is radio broadcasting an example of?

- Frequency multiplexing
- Mass multiplexing
- Space multiplexing
- Time multiplexing

5. A geosynchronous satellite

- Appears stationary from the Earth
- Is stationary over the Earth
- Moves around the Earth in a day
- Remains motionless in Space

6. Apollo-11 was launched by a rocket called

- Moonlight
- Saturn V
- Launch 363
- Mission Moon I

7. After Apollo 11 splashdown, which aircraft carrier recovered it?

- USS Comet
- USS Hornet
- USS Interstellar
- USS Enterprises

8. In which year was the space satellite ‘Hubble’ launched?

- 1969
- 1987
- 1990
- 2003

9. Which was the first space vehicle that orbited the moon?

- Apollo-11
- Luna- 10
- Luna-16
- Zond-5

10. Which country sent the first nuclear powered space craft with the purpose of exploring Jupiter?

- U.S.S.R
- U.S.A
- Japan
- India