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Space Science Quiz
How Well Do You Know Your Space?
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
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
A geosynchronous satellite has a circular orbit
3. For how many number of days does the Earth’s shadow fall on the geosynchronous satellite?
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
Appears stationary from the Earth
6. Apollo-11 was launched by a rocket called
- 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?
9. Which was the first space vehicle that orbited the moon?
- Luna- 10
10. Which country sent the first nuclear powered space craft with the purpose of exploring Jupiter?
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