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    Hi The general awareness quiz for the day is from the topic Astronomy 1. Galaxies are classified into different types based on their shape. The mily way is a
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      Hi

      The general awareness quiz for the day is from the topic Astronomy

      1. Galaxies are classified into different types based on their shape. The mily way is a _______ Galaxy

      (1) Spiral
      (2) Elliptical
      (3) Irregular
      (4) None of these


      2. Which planet is closest in size to the Earth?

      (1) Mars
      (2) Venus
      (3) Neptune
      (4) Uranus


      3. What is the name of the largest catalogued Asteroid?

      (1) Europa
      (2) Callisto
      (3) Charon
      (4) Ceres


      4. Which planet in the solar system is the densest planet?

      (1) Saturn
      (2) Jupiter
      (3) Earth
      (4) Mars


      5. Which planet has the largest moon? Also name the moon.

      (1) Earth, Moon
      (2) Saturn, Titan
      (3) Mars, Phobos
      (4) Jupiter, Ganymede


      6. What is the diameter of the Earth?

      (1) 12,756 Kms
      (2) 10,953 Kms
      (3) 7,926 Kms
      (4) None of these


      7. What is the speed at which the Earth revolves around the Sun?

      (1) 0.5 Km/sec
      (2) 30 km/sec
      (3) 1.5 km/sec
      (4) 45 km/sec


      8. Within the Earth's Atmosphere, as the altitude increases, the air pressure

      (1) Decreases
      (2) Increases
      (3) Remains the same
      (4) Depends on whether above land or above water bodies


      9. The gravitational pull of the Moon is

      (1) 25% of that of Earth
      (2) 17% of that of Earth
      (3) Same as that of Earth
      (4) 103% of that of Earth


      10. The tail of the comet

      (1) Always points towards the Sun
      (2) Always points away from the Sun
      (3) Points towards the planet that the comet is closest to
      (4) Points away from the planet the comet is closest to


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