Everyday Science Mcqs

Everyday Science Mcqs

Which planet is known as Morning star
(a) Saturn
(b) Mars
(c) Venus
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Aarif – Sindh 

Which planet of the solar system has the longest period of rotation
(a) Venus
(b) Mars
(c) Jupiter
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Hamza – Punjab

Which planet looks reddish in the night sky
(a) Saturn
(b) Mars 
(c) Venus
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Hamza – Punjab

Which planet spins on its axis as the fastest rate
(a) Saturn
(b) Earth
(c) Jupiter 
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Aarif -Sindh

Which planet is the biggest in size
(a) Saturn
(b) Mars
(c) Earth 
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Daud – Sindh 

Which planet is known as watery planet
(a) Saturn
(b) Earth
(c) Jupiter
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Daud – Sindh 

Largest planet of solar system is
(a) Saturn
(b) Earth
(c) Jupiter 
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Daud – Sindh 

Lunar Eclipse caused when the
(a) Sun comes between the earth and moon
(b) Earth comes between the sun and the moon 
(c) Moon comes between the sun and the earth
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Daud – Sindh 

Solar Eclipse caused when the
(a) Sun comes between the earth and moon
(b) Earth comes between the sun and the moon
(c) Moon comes between the sun and the earth 
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Kareem – KPK

The temperature of sun’s outer surface is
(a) 600 centigrade
(b) 800 centigrade
(c) 6000 centigrade 
(d) 8000 centigrade
Submitted by: Kareem – KPK

Shooting stars are
(a) Meteors 
(b) Debris
(c) Emitting light
(d) kind of stars
Submitted by: Usman – Balochistan

Solar system was discovered by
(a) Plato
(b) Copernicus
(c) Galile
(d) Kepler
Submitted by: Usman – Balochistan

What is the unit of measuring distances between stars
(a) Cosmic km
(b) Galactic unit
(c) Light year 
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Usman – Balochistan

What we call to huge congregation of stars that are held together by the force of gravity
(a) Solar system
(b) Comets
(c) Galaxies 
(d) Constellations
Submitted by: Imran – Punjab

The planets are kept in motion in their respective orbits by
(a) Gravitational and centrifugal force 
(b) Rotation of moon on its axis
(c) Rotation of sun on its axis
(d) The rotation and density
Submitted by: Imran – Punjab

What we call to the study of heavenly bodies
(a) Geophysics
(b) Astronomy
(c) Astrophysics 
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Imran – Punjab

What is supernova
(a) A comet
(b) A dying star 
(c) An asteroid
(d) A Black hole
Submitted by: Arslan

The period of one revolution of sun around the center of galaxy is called
(a) Astronomical year
(b) Cosmic year 
(c) Light year
(d) All of these
Submitted by: Ahmed – Punjab

Which one is related to the description and mapping of the main features of the universe
(a) Astronomy
(b) Cosmography
(c) Cosmology
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Ahmed – Punjab

Why the same side of the moon always faces the earth, because
(a) The period of rotation of the moon on its axis and period of revolution around the earth is almost same
(b) Moon does not change its position
(c) Earth and Moon have gravitational force
(d) All of these
Submitted by: Bilal – Sindh 

When light coming from stars gives the idea of their
(a) Density
(b) Mass
(c) Rotational speed
(d) Size
Submitted by: Bilal – Sindh 

What does sunspots cause
(a) Polar auroras
(b) Aurora australis and aurora borealis
(c) Magnetic storms on the surface of the sun
(d) All of these 
Submitted by: Ali – Punjab

Parsec is the unit of measurement of
(a) Light year
(b) Density of stars
(c) Astronomical distance
(d) All of these
Submitted by: Ali – Punjab

Why does not Lunar eclipse occur every month, because
(a) The moon’s orbit is not all the time in the same plane as the earth 
(b) The sun’s orbit is not all the time in the same plane as the earth
(c) The moon revolves at a lower speed than the earth
(d) All of these
Submitted by: Basir – Sindh 

Name the celestial body that bears the sea of tranquility and the oceans of storms
(a) Moon
(b) Mars
(c) Venus
(d) Sun
Submitted by: Basir – Sindh 

The time required by moonlight to reach the earth is
(a) Two second
(b) One Second
(c) 1.3 Second 
(d) 3 Second
Submitted by: Basir – Sindh 

Which one is the brightest star in the sky
(a) Sun
(b) Hayes
(c) Sirius 
(d) All of them
Submitted by: Daud – Sindh 

What does the Solar Corona mainly consists of
(a) Molten rays
(b) Cosmic rays
(c) Molten lava
(d) Cosmic lava
Submitted by: Daud – Sindh 

Which gas is is most predominant in the sun
(a) Nitrogen
(b) Hydrogen 
(c) Helium
(d) Ozone
Submitted by: Hassan- Punjab

Which one is smallest planet
(a) Uranus
(b) Neptune
(c) Jupiter
(d) Mercury 
Submitted by: Hassan- Punjab

If there is no sun, the color of the sky would be
(a) Red
(b) Yellow
(c) Blue
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Hassan- Punjab

What does solar wind is composed of
(a) Plasma
(b) Ionized gas
(c) Outward stream of protons on the sun surface
(d) All of these 
Submitted by: Kareem – KPK

Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the
(a) Earth on the sun
(b) Sun and Moon on earth 
(c) Earth on the moon
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Kareem – KPK

Which one is not a satellite of Jupiter
(a) Titan 
(b) Eurpa
(c) Lo
(d) Callisto
Submitted by: Kareem – KPK

Why do we call moon a satellite of the earth, because
(a) It revolves around the sun
(b) It has no light of his own
(c) It produces tides on earth 
(d) All of these
Submitted by: Kareem – KPK

Comets revolve around
(a) Earth
(b) Jupiter
(c) Venus
(d) Sun 
Submitted by: Kareem – KPK

The position of a planet when it is nearest to the sun,
(a) Aphelion
(b) Apogee
(c) Perigee
(d) Perihelion 
Submitted by: Emir – Sindh 

Which one is called Red Planet
(a) Venus
(b) Saturn
(c) Mercury
(d) Mars 
Submitted by: Emir – Sindh 

Which planet is called the Earth’s Twin
(a) Jupiter
(b) Uranus
(c) Mars
(d) Venus 
Submitted by: Emir – Sindh 

Who discovered the Saturn rings
(a) Copernicus
(b) Newton
(c) Galileo 
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Tariq – Balochistan

Jupiter is larger than the earth by how much times
(a) 10 times
(b) 11 times 
(c) 12 times
(d) 13 times
Submitted by: Tariq – Balochistan

Lunar Eclipse occurs on
(a) Half moon
(b) Full moon 
(c) Old moon
(d) New moon
Submitted by: Tariq – Balochistan

Which planet takes the same number of days for rotation and revolution
(a) Saturn
(b) Jupiter
(c) Venus 
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Yahya – KPK

The hottest planet is
(a) Saturn
(b) Jupiter
(c) Venus 
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Yahya – KPK

The distance between the earth and the sun in million kms is
(a) 200
(b) 190
(c) 149 
(d) 111
Submitted by: Yahya – KPK

A terrestrial planet is a
(a) A dense rocky body 
(b) Low density balls of gas
(c) High density balls of gas
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Yahya – KPK

Which planet is having 27 moons
(a) Neptune
(b) Mars
(c) Jupiter
(d) Uranus 
Submitted by: Yahya – KPK

Which planet is the brightest planet
(a) Neptune
(b) Mars
(c) Venus 
(d) Uranus
Submitted by: Yahya – KPK

The fastest planet is
(a) Jupiter
(b) Mercury
(c) Venus
(d) Both b & c
Submitted by: Zahir – Sindh

Which planet has no satellite
(a) Jupiter
(b) Mars
(c) Venus
(d) Uranus
Submitted by: Zahir – Sindh

Which planets are nearest to the sun
(a) Earth and Mercury
(b) Mercury and Mars
(c) Mercury and Venus 
(d) Mercury and Uranus
Submitted by: Zahir – Sindh

The orbits of planets around the sun or of satellites around the earth can be
(a) Elliptic and parabolic
(b) Circular and elliptic 
(c) Circular and hyperbolic
(d) All of these
Submitted by: Zahir – Sindh

What is called the outermost layer of the sun
(a) Photosphere
(b) Corona 
(c) Chromo sphere
(d) None of these
Submitted by: Danish – Islamabad

Which planet has the largest number of satellites in the solar system
(a) Jupiter 
(b) Saturn
(c) Mars
(d) Uranus
Submitted by: Danish – Islamabad

Which one is the coldest planet
(a) Jupiter
(b) Saturn
(c) Mars
(d) Neptune 
Submitted by: Danish – Islamabad

In which planet year is longest
(a) Mercury
(b) Saturn
(c) Mars
(d) Neptune
Submitted by: Asim – KPK

What we call the bright heavenly body with a long luminous tail
(a) A constellation
(b) A comet 
(c) A satellite
(d) A planet
Submitted by: Asim – KPK

Name the four largest planets of the solar system in the descending order
(a) Uranus, Neptune, Saturn, Jupiter
(b) Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune 
(c) Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune
(d) Jupiter, Uranus, Saturn, Neptune
Submitted by: Asim – KPK

Who launched first satellite
(a) USSR 
(b) USA
(c) UK
(d) France
Submitted by: Asim – KPK

On which planet does the sun rise in the west and set in the east
(a) Mars
(b) Jupiter
(c) Venus 
(d) Mercury
Submitted by: Atif – Islamabad

Vitamin is provided by sunlight to the body
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B
(c) Vitamin C
(d) Vitamin D
Submitted by:  Ghassan – Islamabad

Hallucination can be caused by the
(a) Nicotine
(b) Caffeine
(c) LSD 
(d) Aspirin
Submitted by:  Ghassan – Islamabad

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