MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS : SET – 1
1.  The study of universe is called as
    (a) Cosmology
    (b) Astrology
    (c) Geology
    (d) Geomorphology
Ans: (a)
2.  The age of universe is approximately _____ years.
    (a) 11.8 billion
    (b) 12.8 billion
    (c) 13.8 billion
    (d) 14.8 billion
Ans: (c)
3.  Who among the following propounded “geocentric theory” regarding the origin of the earth?
    (a) Aristarchus
    (b) Aristotle
    (c) Claudius Ptolemy
    (d) Nicholas Copernicus
Ans: (b)
4.  Who among the following fist demonstrated the existence of galaxies?
    (a) Aristarchus
    (b) Aristotle
    (c) Claudius Ptolemy
    (d) Edwin Hubble
Ans: (d)
5.  Who among the following stated that the sun is the center of solar system and not the universe?
    (a) Johannes Kepler
    (b) Edwin Hubble
    (c) Claudius Ptolemy
    (d) Nicholas Copernicus
Ans: (a)
6.  Who among the following stated that the sun is the center of universe?
    (a) Johannes Kepler
    (b) Edwin Hubble
    (c) Claudius Ptolemy
    (d) Nicholas Copernicus
Ans: (d)
7.  Astronomer Johannes Kepler,
    (a) Suggested elliptical orbits for planets
    (b) Published "Almagest"
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