140+ ISRO Quiz Questions And Answers (2022 Updated)

ISRO Quiz Questions And Answers

Last Updated: 7 August 2022

Before we get into ISRO Quiz Questions And Answers, Do You know that ISRO is planning to carry out a Mission to the Sun?

Yes, You heard it right! the Indian Space Research Organisation is planning to send a Spacecraft “Aditya-L1” to study the sun.

The One and Only Space Agency of the Government of India, The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is located in Bangalore and was formed on 15 August 1969.

In this article, You’ll find many Important ISRO Quiz Questions and Answers that will help boost your knowledge and also for various Competitive Exams.

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ISRO At A Glance


No.HeaderStatements
1VissionHarness space technology for national development, while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration
2Mission1) Design and development of launch vehicles and related technologies for providing access to space.
2) Design and development of satellites and related technologies for earth observation, communication, navigation, meteorology, and space science.
3) Indian National Satellite (INSAT) programme for meeting telecommunication, television broadcasting, and developmental applications.
4) Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) programme for management of natural resources and monitoring of environment using space-based imagery.
5) Space-based Applications for Societal development.
6) Research and Development in space science and planetary exploration.
3Objectives1) Operational flights of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).
2) Developmental flight of Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV- Mk II).
3) Development of heavy-lift Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III).
4) Design, Development, and Realization of Communication Satellites.
5) Design, Development, and Realization of Earth Observation Satellites.
6) Development of Navigation Satellite Systems.
7) Development of satellites for Space Science and Planetary Exploration.
8) Earth Observation Applications.
9) Space-based systems for Societal Applications.
10) Advanced Technologies and newer initiatives.
11) Training, Capacity Building, and Education.
12) Promotion of Space technology.
13) Infrastructure / Facility Development for space research.
14) International Cooperation.

ISRO Quiz Questions And Answers


1. Where is the Headquarters of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)?
a) Pune
b) Bangalore
c) Lucknow
d) Mumbai

2. When was ISRO formed?
a) 15 August 1947
b) 15 August 1952
c) 15 August 1969
d) 15 August 1967

3. What is the Full Form of SDSC?
a) Satish Development Space Centre
b) Scientific Development Space Centre
c) Satish Dhawan Space Centre
d) Static Development Space Centre

4. Who is the Owner of the Indian Space Research Organisation?
a) Department of Space
b) Department of State
c) Distributed Operating Space
d) Dioctyl Sebacate

5. Which Satellite is responsible for Communication, Meteorological Services, and Television Broadcasting in India?
a) IRS
b) INSATTP
c) INPUT
d) INSAT

6. Which Satellite is used for Resources Monitoring and Management by ISRO?
a) IRIS
b) INSAT
c) IRS
d) ISS

7. What is the Full Form of PSLV?
a) Public Satellite Launch Vehicle
b) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
c) Polar Service Launch Vehicle
d) Public Service Launch Vehicle

8. When was the First Rocket launched from India?
a) 21 December 1963
b) 21 October 1963
c) 21 November 1964
d) 21 November 1963

9. What was ISRO known before 1969?
a) INCOSPAR
b) ACROSS
c) DAE
d) INSA

10. Where is the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)?
a) Hyderabad
b) Dehradun
c) Ahmedabad
d) Sriharikota

11. What is the Full Form of GSLV?
a) Global Satellite Launch Vehicle
b) Geosynchronous Service Launch Vehicle
c) Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
d) Geo Satellite Launch Vehicle

12. Who is the Father of the Indian Space Program?
a) C. V. Raman
b) Vikram Sarabhai
c) M. G. K. Menon
d) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

13. A material is Dimensionally Stable at room temperature if its Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) is?
a) Below Room Temperature
b) Well Above Room Temperature
c) Just Above Temperature
d) Equal To Room Temperature

14. When was Chandrayaan-1 launched?
a) 22 October 2018
b) 22 October 2006
c) 22 October 2008
d) 22 October 2010

15. When was Chandrayaan-2 launched?
a) 22 July 2018
b) 22 July 2019
c) 22 July 2020
d) 22 July 2015

16. Where was Chandrayaan-2 launched?
a) ISRO Satellite Centre
b) Satish Dhawan Space Centre First LaunchPad
c) Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second LaunchPad
d) Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems

17. Who was elected as the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation on 15 January 2018?
a) Shailesh Nayak
b) K. Sivan
c) A. S. Kiran Kumar
d) K. Radhakrishnan

18. Name the First Satellite built by India?
a) Rohini RS-1
b) Aryabhata
c) Chandrayaan-1
d) SPADEX

19. Which Satellite made India the First Nation to Succeed on its Maiden Attempt to Mars?
a) Rohini
b) Aryabhatta
c) Mangalyaan
d) Chandrayaan-1

20. Who was the First Chairman of the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR)?
a) Vikram Sarabhai
b) M. G. K. Menon
c) Satish Dhawan
d) K. Sivan

Space Commission


No.NamePost
1S SomanathChairman, ISRO
Secretary, Department of Space
2P K  MishraPrincipal Secretary to PM
3Ajit DovalNational Security Advisor to PM
4Rajiv GaubaCabinet Secretary
5K Vijay RaghavanPrincipal Scientific Adviser to GOI
6Pawan Kumar GoenkaChairman, IN-SPACe
7Harsh Vardhan ShringlaForeign Secretary
8T.V. SomanathanExpenditure Secretary
9Anurag JainSecretary, DPIIT
10K RadhakrishnanChairman, Standing Committee IIT Council
11A. S. Kiran KumarVikram Sarabhai Professor
12Talleen KumarSecretary to GOI
13Goverdhan MehtaNational Research Professor
14M. Maheshwar RaoJoint Secretary & Financial Adviser, DOS

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21. Who is known as the Missile Man of India?
a) Satyendra Nath Bose
b) Vikram Sarabhai
c) C.V. Raman
d) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

22. Which Missile was developed Under A. P. J. Abdul Kalam’s Guidance?
a) K15
b) MPATGM
c) Prithvi
d) Surya

23. Which is the First Successful Nuclear Bomb Test by India on 18 May 1974?
a) Pokhran-II
b) Smiling Buddha
c) Angry Bird
d) PTR

24. When was the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) Set Up?
a) 1962
b) 1965
c) 1947
d) 1947

25. What is the Name of the Indian Space University?
a) Physical Research Laboratory (PRL)
b) Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
c) Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)
d) Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST)

26. Where is Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre?
a) Ahmedabad
b) Chandigarh
c) Thiruvananthapuram
d) Mohali

27. Which Satellite is used by Tata Sky?
a) CartoSat-1
b) INSAT-4CR
c) INSAT-99
d) INSAT-4A

28. Which Series of Indian Satellites are Decommissioned?
a) ASLV
b) PSLV
c) GSLV
d) GSLV Mk III

29. How many Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV) failed during the 1990s?
a) 4
b) 3
c) 0
d) 1

30. When did Mangalyaan-1 Enter the Mars orbit?
a) 24 September 2019
b) 24 September 2014
c) 24 September 2008
d) 24 September 2018

Missions by ISRO


No.LabelMissions
1Spacecraft Missions
(including 3 Nano Satellites, 1 Micro Satellite)
114
2Launch Missions
(Including Scramjet-TD, RLV-TD, and Crew Escape System)
84
3Student Satellites13
4Re-entry Missions2
5Foreign Satellites
(out of 34 Countries)
342
Last Updated 7/7/2022

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31. Which is the Twenty-Third Geostationary Communication Satellite of India that is intended to Extend C and Ku-Band Transponders?
a) GSAT-3
b) GSAT-D5
c) GSAT-15
d) GSAT-14

32. How many Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicles (GSLV) failed during the 2010s?
a) 1
b) 3
c) 2
d) 0

33. Which type of Indian Satellites did Not Fail even once?
a) PSLV
b) GSLV Mk III
c) GSLV Mk V
d) GSLV Mk VI

34. Which Satellite is used by Doordarshan for providing Television Services all over India?
a) GSAT
b) INSAT
c) IRNSS
d) Cartosat

35. How many Radar Imaging Satellites (RISAT) does ISRO currently Operate?
a) Two
b) One
c) Four
d) Three

36. Which was the first Satellite of the RISAT series to reach Orbit?
a) RISAT-2B
b) RISAT-3
c) RISAT-2
d) RISAT-1

37. Which was the first dedicated Meteorological Satellite launched by ISRO using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle on 12 September 2002?
a) Kalpana-1
b) Aryabhatta-1
c) Kalpana-2
d) Aryabhatta-2

38. Who renamed MetSat-1 to Kalpana-1 on 1st February 2003?
a) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
b) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
c) Narendra Modi
d) Jawaharlal Nehru

39. Which is the First Navigation Satellite of India?
a) IRNSS-3A
b) IRNSS-2A
c) IRNSS-1A
d) IRNSS-7A

40. How many Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System was launched to complete India’s own Navigation System?
a) 7
b) 4
c) 5
d) 2


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41. Out of the 7 Active Indian Regional Navigation Satellite Systems, How many are in Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)?
a) 4 GEO, 3 IGSO
b) 3 GEO, 4 IGSO
c) 2 GEO, 5 IGSO
d) 5 GEO, 2 IGSO

42. Which Spacecraft was Mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 August 2018 that will send Astronauts into Space?
a) Astrosat
b) Chandrayaan-V
c) Gaganyaan
d) Pragyan

43. What was the Mission of Chandrayaan-1?
a) Satellite Navigation and GPS
b) Remote Sensing and Planetary Science
c) Observation Satellite
d) Atmospheric and Space sciences

44. Who was the Project Director of the Chandrayaan-1?
a) Shailesh Nayak
b) R. Hutton
c) K. Sivan
d) M. Annadurai

45. When was the Department of Space (DoS) established?
a) 1971
b) 1972
c) 1947
d) 1999

46. Which are the Two Satellite Launch Vehicles developed by ISRO?
a) IRS and PSLV
b) INSAT and IRS
c) PSLV and GSLV
d) GSLV and IRS

47. Where are Indian Satellites Manufactured?
a) Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems (LEOS)
b) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)
c) Space Applications Centre (SAC)
d) ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)

48. How many Scientific Instruments did Chandrayaan-1 carry onboard?
a) 11
b) 12
c) 10
d) 5

49. Where was Chandrayaan-1 Launched?
a) Ahmedabad
b) Gadanki
c) Sriharikota
d) Umiam

50. Which is the First Indian Multi-Wavelength Space Telescope?
a) XPoSat
b) Astrosat
c) GSLV Mk III
d) XL-C33

Extraterrestrial Probes


No.DestinationCraft nameLaunch vehicleYear
1SunAditya-L1PSLV-XL2022
2MoonChandrayaan-3GSLV Mk III2023
3VenusShukrayaan-1GSLV Mk II2024
4MarsMars Orbiter Mission 2
(Mangalyaan 2)
GSLV Mk III2024

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51. What was U R Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) formerly known?
a) Master Control Facility (MCF)
b) ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)
c) Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC)
d) New Space India Limited (NSIL)

52. When did U R Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) launch its 100th Satellite?
a) 12th January 2018
b) 12th January 2019
c) 12th January 2020
d) 12th January 2017

53. Where are the Rockets and Launch Vehicles made in India?
a) Space Applications Centre (SAC)
b) Master Control Facility (MCF)
c) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)
d) Semi-Conductor Laboratory (SCL)

54. From where are the Sounding Rockets launched in India?
a) ISRO Satellite Centre
b) Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station
c) National Remote Sensing Centre
d) Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre

55. What is “RH” on an Indian Sounding Rocket?
a) Rhodium
b) Relative Humidity
c) Rohini
d) Red Hat

56. Which Rocket was launched on 21st November 1963 in India?
a) Scramjet
b) Nike Apache
c) Bahubali
d) XUV

57. Which is the First Indigenous Sounding Rocket launched in India?
a) RH-125
b) RH-100
c) RH-95
d) RH-75

58. Where did the Space Program begin in India?
a) National Remote Sensing Centre
b) Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station
c) ISRO Satellite Centre
d) Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre

59. Why was Thumba Rocket Station selected as a Rocket Launching Station?
a) The Equator
b) Geomagnetic Equator
c) Tropic of Cancer
d) Tropic of Capricon

60. Which Rockets are known as Research Rockets?
a) Solid-Fuel Rocket
b) Liquid-Fuel Rocket
c) Plasma Rocket
d) Sounding Rocket

Spacecraft Launchers by ISRO


No.LaunchersHeightLift-off WeightPropulsionPayload MassOrbit
1SLV-322.7 m17 tAll Solid40 KgLow Earth Orbit
2ASLV23.5 m39 tAll Solid150 KgLow Earth Orbit
3PSLV-XL44 m320 tSolid & Liquid1860 KgSun-Synchronous Polar Orbit
4GSLV MK II49 m414 tSolid, Liquid, & Cryogenic2200 KgGeosynchronous Transfer Orbit
5GSLC MK III43.43 m640 tSolid, Liquid, & Cryogenic4000 KgGeosynchronous Transfer Orbit
ISRO Launch Vehicle

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61. Which Space Centre was renamed after Dr. Vikram Sarabhai?
a) Sarabhai Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC)
b) Sarabhai Space Centre (SSC)
c) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)
d) Vikram Sensing Space Centre (VSSC)

62. How many Centres of ISRO are in Bengaluru?
a) 12
b) 13
c) 15
d) 21

63. Which is the only Indian Island where ISRO has Set up a Space Centre?
a) Diu Island
b) Andaman
c) Port Blair
d) Great Nicobar

64. Where is the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC)?
a) Ahmedabad
b) Sriharikota
c) Hyderabad
d) Thiruvananthapuram

65. Which is the First Launch Vehicle of India?
a) SLV-2
b) SLV-3
c) SLV-1
d) SLV-99

66. Where are Communication Satellites Placed?
a) Low Earth Orbit
b) Medium Earth Orbit
c) Polar Orbit
d) Geostationary Orbit

67. Where are Remote Sensing Satellites Placed?
a) Low Earth Orbit
b) Sun-Synchronous Polar Orbit
c) Geostationary Transfer Orbit
d) Lagrange Points

68. Where was the First Indian Satellite “Aryabhata” launched?
a) United States
b) Russia
c) Soviet Union
d) India

69. Which is the First Operational Launch Vehicle of India?
a) ASLV
b) PSLV
c) SLV-3
d) GSLV

70. What does Yaan mean in “Chandrayaan”?
a) Rocket
b) Moon
c) Vehicle
d) Space


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71. How many Days was Chandrayaan-1 Operational?
a) 365 Days
b) 312 Days
c) 730 Days
d) 291 Days

72. How many Scientific Instruments were from NASA on Chandrayaan-1?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 1
d) 6

73. What is the Temperature of the Moon at Night?
a) -967 ºC
b) -173 ºC
c) 173 ºC
d) 68 ºC

74. Which is the Heaviest Satellite built by India?
a) INSAT-4CR
b) INSAT-4DR
c) GSAT-11
d) GSAT-30

75. Which Mission is related to Mangalyaan?
a) MarCO
b) Phoenix
c) Mars Orbiter Mission
d) Mars Express

76. In which Year will Mangalyaan-2 be launched by ISRO?
a) 2034
b) 2029
c) 2023
d) 2024

77. Who is One of the Responsible Persons for the Department of Space (DoS)?
a) The President of India
b) The Prime Minister of India
c) Minister of Technical
d) The Vice President of India

78. Which Mission was Launched by ISRO using a Modified Version of the PSLV on 22 October 2008?
a) Mangalyaan-1
b) Mangalyaan-2
c) Chandrayaan-1
d) Chandrayaan-2

79. Which is the First Country to enter Mars orbit on its first attempt?
a) USA
b) Russia
c) India
d) Kazakhstan

80. Which Spacecraft is Developed by ISRO to study the Sun?
a) Shukrayaan-1
b) Aditya-L1
c) Aditya-L2
d) Mangalyaan-3

Operational Sounding Rockets


No.VehiclePayload (Kg)Altitude (Km)PurposeLaunch Pad
1RH-2001080MeteorologyThumba Balasore
2RH-300-Mk-II60160AeronomySDSC-SHAR
3RH-560-MK-II100470AeronomySDSC-SHAR

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81. Which Space Technology Incubation Centre is serving the East Region?
a) National Institute of Technology, Silchar
b) National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
c) National Institute of Technology, Mizoram
d) National Institute of Technology, Agartala

82. Who promotes Products, Services, and Technology developed by ISRO?
a) HRD
b) Antrix
c) NSIL
d) SLV

83. Which Spacecraft is Developed by ISRO for a Mission to Venus?
a) Venusayaan-1
b) Venusian
c) Shukrayaan-1
d) TBD

84. Which Satellite is used by the Indian Military as a Communication Satellite?
a) Sat-1
b) GSAT-7A
c) SCAT
d) IRNSS-1H

85. What is the Full Form of “SITE” that was used for Conducting Large Scale Video Broadcasting?
a) System Instructional Television Experiment
b) Signal Integrity Television Experiment
c) Sinhalese Instructional Television Experiment
d) Satellite Instructional Television Experiment

86. What is the Full Form of “APPLE”, which was an Experimental Communication Satellite launched by the ISRO on 19th June 1981?
a) Apple PugetSound Program Library Exchange
b) Ariane Passenger PayLoad Experiment
c) Ariane Passenger Program Load Experiment
d) Ariane Passenger PayLoad Exchange

87. What is the Total Number of Foreign Satellites launched by ISRO as of 4 December 2019?
a) 319
b) 699
c) 900
d) 569

88. How many Stages are there in Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 5
d) 1

89. Which is the latest PSLV launched by ISRO?
a) PSLV-C44
b) PSLV-C46
c) PSLV-C48
d) PSLV-C42

90. When was the first Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launched?
a) 2018
b) 1993
c) 1997
d) 2004


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91. Where is Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station situated?
a) Port Blair
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Kerala
d) Tamil Nadu

92. Which fuel is used in the Second Stage of GSLV GS2?
a) LOX+LH2
b) N2O4+UDMH
c) HTPB
d) N2O4+LH2

93. Which is the First Satellite Exclusively used for Educational Sector?
a) GSAT-69
b) GSAT-5
c) GSAT-2
d) GSAT-3

94. Which is the First Indian Remote Sensing Satellite?
a) IRS-1A
b) IRS-2A
c) IRS-4A
d) IRS-3A

95. Who established the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR)?
a) C.V. Raman
b) Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Meghnad Saha
d) Vikram Sarabhai

96. Name the Indian Operation where an Anti-Satellite Weapon was Tested that made India the 4th country after the US, Russia, & China?
a) Mission Gaganyaan
b) Mission D6
c) Mission Shakti
d) Mission Tiger

97. When was the ISRO logo adopted?
a) 2001
b) 2002
c) 2005
d) 2009

98. Who was the First Indian to go to Space?
a) Ravish Malhotra
b) Kalpana Chawla
c) Rakesh Sharma
d) Rakesh Malhotra

99. Which is the First Indian Cartography Satellite?
a) SHAR
b) CARTOSAT-1
c) ArcGIS Pro
d) Cartosat-2B

100. Which is the First Indian Communication Satellite?
a) Aryabhatta
b) BhaskaraSega-I
c) APPLE
d) Rohini RS-1


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101. When was PSLV-C53/DS-EO Mission launched?
a) 30 July 2022
b) 30 June 2022
c) 30 May 2022
d) 30 Apri l2022

102. From which space center was the PSLV-C53/DS-EO Mission launched?
a) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
b) Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre
c) Satish Dhawan Space Centre
d) U R Rao Satellite Centre

103. When did the launch of the PSLV-C53/DS-EO Mission launch begin?
a) 24:00 hours
b) 21:00 hours
c) 19:00 hours
d) 17:00 hours

104. PSLV-C53/DS-EO is designed to orbit the DS-EO satellites along with two other co-passenger satellites from _______?
a) Singapore
b) United States
c) Russia
d) Spain

105. When did India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C52 inject Earth Observation Satellite EOS-04, into an intended sun-synchronous polar orbit of 529 km altitude at 06:17 hours IST?
a) 14 February 2022
b) 14 March 2022
c) 14 April 2022
d) 14 May 2022

106. From which space center was the PSLV-C52 satellite launched?
a) U R Rao Satellite Centre
b) Space Applications Centre
c) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
d) Satish Dhawan Space Centre

107. Who is the new chairman of ISRO? (2022)
a) K. Sivan
b) S. Somanath
c) A. S. Kiran Kumar
d) K. Kasturirangan

108. Which Indian state has the highest number of Space Centres?
a) Karnataka
b) Gujarat
c) Maharashtra
d) Tamil Nadu

109. When was Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) established?
a) 1952
b) 1962
c) 1972
d) 1982

110. Where is the Headquarters of NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) located?
a) Karnataka
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Puducherry
d) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

111. AstroSat Mission is dedicated Indian _______ Mission?
a) Astronomy
b) Mars Orbiter
c) Suborbital
d) Polar Satellite

112. How many ISRO centers are in India?
a) 10
b) 12
c) 14
d) 16

ISRO Centres


No.CentreAcronymAddressState
1Vikram Sarabhai Space CentreVSSCTrivandrumKerala
2Liquid Propulsion Systems CentreLPSCValiamalaKerala
3Satish Dhawan Space CentreSDSCNelloreAndhra Pradesh
4U R Rao Satellite CentreURSCVimanapuraKarnataka
5Space Applications CentreSACAhmedabadGujarat
6National Remote Sensing CentreNRSCHyderabadTelangana
7Human Space Flight CentreHSFCBengaluruKarnataka
8ISRO Propulsion ComplexIPRCMahendragiriTamil Nadu
9ISRO Inertial Systems UnitIISUVattiyoorkavuKerala
10ISRO Telemetry, Tracking, and Command NetworkISTRACBengaluruKarnataka
11Master Control FacilityMCFHassanKarnataka
12Development and Educational Communication UnitDECUAhmedabadGujarat
13Laboratory for Electro-Optics SystemsLEOSBengaluruKarnataka
14Indian Institute of Remote SensingIIRSDehra DunUttarakhand

113. Where is the headquarters of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)?
a) Karnataka
b) Kerala
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Tami Nadu

114. How many Autonomous Bodies are in the Department of Space of ISRO?
a) 2 Autonomous Bodies
b) 3 Autonomous Bodies
c) 4 Autonomous Bodies
d) 5 Autonomous Bodies

115. How many Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) are in the Department of Space?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

116. Under whose leadership was Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) set up?
a) Dr. Homi J. Bhabha
b) Udupi Ramachandra Rao
c) K. Radhakrishnan
d) A. S. Kiran Kumar

117. When was INCOSPAR set up?
a) 1952
b) 1962
c) 1972
d) 1982

118. Where is the headquarters of the Department of Space (DOS)?
a) Bangalore
b) Delhi
c) Chennai
d) Thiruvananthapuram

119. When was the Department of Space (DOS) established?
a) 1962
b) 1972
c) 1982
d) 1992

120. How many types of spacecraft are made by ISRO?
a) 4 Types
b) 7 Types
c) 9 Types
d) 11 Types

Types of Indian Spacecraft


No.SpacecraftFirst SatelliteLaunch DateRemarks
1Communication SatellitesINSAT-1A10 Apr 1982Fail
2Earth Observation SatellitesBhaskara-I07 Jun 1979Successful
3Scientific SpacecraftSROSS-124 Mar 1987Fail
4Navigation SatellitesIRNSS-1A01 Jul 2013Successful
5Experimental SatellitesAryabhata19 Apr 1975Successful
6Small SatellitesYOUTHSAT20 Apr 2011Successful
7Student SatellitesANUSAT20 Apr 2009Successful

121. Which satellite was the first Earth Observation ( Experimental) satellite launched by ISRO?
a) Bhaskara-I
b) Rohini Satellite RS-D1
c) IRS-1A
d) SROSS-2

122. Which satellite was the first Navigation satellite launched by ISRO?
a) IRNSS-1A
b) IRNSS-1B
c) IRNSS-1C
d) IRNSS-1D

123. Name the first Experimental satellite launched by ISRO?
a) YOUTHSAT
b) Rohini Satellite RS-1
c) Rohini Technology Payload (RTP)
d) Aryabhata

124. How many types of Small Satellites had been configured and developed by ISRO?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

125. Name the first Small satellite launched by ISRO?
a) Microsat
b) YOUTHSAT
c) CARTOSAT
d) Rohini Technology Payload (RTP)

126. Who was the first Chairman of ISRO?
a) Dr. K. Radhakrishnan
b) Dr. Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai
c) Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan
d) Prof. M G K Menon

127. The main office of the early stages of India’s Space Programme was a _____?
a) Church
b) Beach
c) Fishing Spot
d) Jute Factory

128. How many operational launchers does ISRO have?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

129. Which is the heaviest launcher made by ISRO?
a) GSLV MK I
b) GSLV MK II
c) GSLV MK III
d) GSLV MK IV

130. Which is the tallest launcher made by ISRO?
a) ASLV
b) PSLV- XL
c) GSLV MK II
d) GSLV MK III

131. When was the first flight of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) done?
a) 1993
b) 1994
c) 1995
d) 1996

132. How many Applications are ISRO working on to date?
a) Three
b) Five
c) Seven
d) Nine

133. When was Chandrayaan 2 approved by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh?
a) 18th September 2006
b) 18th September 2007
c) 18th September 2008
d) 18th September 2009

134. When was SSLV-D1/EOS-02 launched?
a) 7th June 2022
b) 7th July 2022
c) 7th August 2022
d) 7th September 2022

135. At which space center was SSLV-D1/EOS-02 launched?
a) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
b) Satish Dhawan Space Centre
c) U R Rao Satellite Centre
d) Human Space Flight Centre

136. On what basis ISRO developed the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) to cater the launch of satellites to Low Earth Orbits?
a) Launch-On-Requirement
b) Launch-On-Request
c) Launch-On-Demand
d) Launch-On-Order

137. What was the weight of the EOS-02 satellite launched for the SSLV-D1 Mission?
a) 135 Kg
b) 145 Kg
c) 155 Kg
d) 165 Kg

138. What was the name of the other satellite launched in the SSLV-D1/EOS-02 Mission?
a) AmritSAT Satellite
b) FreedomSAT Satellite
c) MahotsavSAT Satellite
d) AzaadiSAT Satellite

139. How much weight can the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) cater to launch to Low Earth Orbits?
a) 500 Kg
b) 1000 Kg
c) 1500 Kg
d) 2000 Kg

140. EOS-02 is an __________ satellite designed and released by ISRO.
a) Navigation
b) Earth Observation
c) Communication
d) Scientific Spacecraft

141. ________ students from rural regions across the country were provided guidance to build payloads for AzaadiSAT Satellite?
a) Only Girl
b) Only Boy
c) Both Boys & Girls
d) Girls and Lady Teachers

142. The payloads of the AzaadiSAT Satellite were integrated by the student team namely?
a) Planet Kidz
b) Space Kidz India
c) Exploring Kidz India
d) Kids Space

143. Which Transponder was to enable voice and data transmission in the AzaadiSAT satellite?
a) DRT
b) UHF-VHF
c) SAS & R
d) CDMA

144. 1 TECU =?
a) 1016 m-2
b) 1026 m-2
c) 1036 m-2
d) 1046 m-2

ISRO Related Full-Forms


No.AcronymFull-Form
1DECUDevelopment and Educational Communication Unit
2DOSDepartment of Space
3IAAInternational Academy of Astronautics
4IDSNIndian Deep Space Network
5IIRSIndian Institute of Remote Sensing
6IISUISRO Inertial Systems Unit
7INCOSPARIndian National Committee for Space Research
8INSATIndian National Satellite
9IPRCISRO Propulsion Complex
10IRSIndian Remote Sensing
11ISTRACISRO Telemetry, Tracking, and Command Network
12LEOSLaboratory for Electro-Optics Systems
13LPSCLiquid Propulsion Systems Centre
14MCFMaster Control Facility
15MOMMars Orbiter Mission
16NARLNational Atmospheric Research Laboratory
17NE-SACNorth Eastern Space Applications Centre
18NNRMSNational Natural Resources Management System
19NRSCNational Remote Sensing Centre
20NSILNewSpace India Limited
21POEMPSLV Orbital Experimental Module
22PSLVPolar Satellite Launch Vehicle
23SACSpace Applications Centre
24SaRCSatellite Research Centre
25SCLSemi-Conductor Laboratory
26SDSCSatish Dhawan Space Centre
27SHARSriharikota
28TERLSThumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station
29URSCU R Rao Satellite Centre
30VSSCVikram Sarabhai Space Centre
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