General Knowledge Questions for BCS – The World / Universe. Part-2

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Our earth is a wonders of the world. We all know more or less about this. To know more, I have made this general knowledge quiz question and its answer.

General Knowledge Questions for BCS – The World / Universe.


 











































































QuestionWhat is the collective name given to the Sun and the group of bodies which revolve around it?
AnswerThe Solar System
QuestionWho invented the first Astronomical Telescope and when was it invented?
AnswerGalileo, in 1609
QuestionWhat is the outer Layer of the earth’s atmosphere called?
AnswerThe Stratosphere
QuestionWho propounded the theory that ‘the Earth revolves round the Sun’?
AnswerAristarchus, in 290 B.C.
QuestionWhere is the ‘Sea of Tranquility’?
Answer The moon
QuestionWhat is a Nebula?
AnswerNebulae are large clouds of dust and gas in space.
QuestionWhat is the correct term for a Shooting Star?
AnswerA Meteor.
QuestionWhat is Ursa Minor?
AnswerA group of stars in the Northern Hemisphere, meaning “The Little Bear”.
QuestionA comet named after a British astronomer appears at an interval of 76 years. Name the Comet and the year when it last appeared.
AnswerHalley’s Comet, named after Sir Edmund Halley. It last appeared in 1986.

 

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