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Mission Chandrayaan 3 GK Questions and Answers

Mission Chandrayaan 3 GK Questions and Answers:- ISRO is the space agency where satellites are designed, developed, assembled, and tested. Its center is in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Its full form is the Indian Space Research Organisation. There are several missions sent to space via ISRO. Several Missions were sent to space via ISRO, Let us study through this article about ISRO’s moon missions, what is the name of the mission, the goals of the mission, when they were launched, etc

Mission Chandrayaan 3 GK Questions and Answers

Q1. When Chandrayaan 3 mission has been launched?
[A] 24 July 2023
[B] 14 July 2023
[C] 10 July 2023
[D] 14 June 2023

Correct Answer: B [14 July 2023]
Notes: Chandrayaan-3 is launched on 14 July 2023 at 2:35 P.M. by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Q2. From which Rocket Launching Site, Chandrayaan 3 mission has been launched?
[A] Satish Dhawan Space Centre (Sriharikota), Andhra Pradesh
[B] Dr. Abdul Kalam Island, Bhadrak, Odisha
[C] Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
[D] (ISAC), Bengaluru, Karnataka

Correct Answer: A [Satish Dhawan Space Centre (Sriharikota), Andhra Pradesh]
Notes: Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) or Sriharikota Range (SHAR) is an ideal rocket launch site in India. It was established in 1969. As It has a large uninhabited area nearby and is close to Equator, this site is prefered to launching space missions.

Q3. The Chandrayaan 3 mission’s lander is known as
[A] Vikram
[B] Bheem
[C] Pragyaan
[D] Dhruv

Correct Answer: A [Vikram]
Notes: The Vikram lander, named after the founder of the Indian space programme, Vikram Sarabhai. Lander “Vikram” is designed to make soft landing on the lunar surface.

Q4. What is the mission life of the Lander and Rover in Chandrayaan 3?
[A] 14 Earth Days
[B] 10 Earth Days
[C] 16 Earth Days
[D] 24 Earth Days

Correct Answer: A [14 Earth Days]
Notes: The mission life of Lander(Vikram) and Rover(Pragyan) is one lunar day which is equivalent to 14 days on Earth.

Q5. Which rocket launcher is used for launching Chandrayaan-3?
[D] GSLV-Mk3

Correct Answer: D [GSLV-Mk3]
Notes: GSLV-MK3 is 43.5 M tall and 4M diameter. Its lift-off mass capacity is 640 Tons. It has capacity to placing the 4000 Kg class satellites of the GSAT series into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbits.

Q6. What is the objective of the Chandrayan-3 Mission?
[A] To demonstrate Rover roving on the lunar surface
[B] To demonstrate a Safe and Soft Landing on Moon’s surface
[C] To conduct in-situ scientific experiments.
[D] All of the above

Correct Answer: D [All of the above]

Q7. What is the budget of the Chandrayaan-3 Mission?
[A] 1250 Crores
[B] 960 Crores
[C] 615 Crores
[D] 540 Crores

Correct Answer: C [615 Crores]
Notes: Chandrayaan-3 mission budget lesser than the Chandrayaan-2 mission which was 960 crores.

Q8. What is the total weight of the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft?
[A] 4,500 kilograms
[B] 3,900 kilograms
[C] 2,148 kilograms
[D] 1,752 kilograms

Correct Answer: B [3,900 kilograms]
Notes: The propulsion module: 2,148 kg, Lander module: 1,752 kilograms including Rover of 26 kilograms.

Q9. Which thing is added to Chandrayaan-3 that was not in Chandrayaan-2?
[A] Laser Doppler Velocimeter (LDV)
[B] Laser-based Interferometry
[C] Molecular Tagging Velocimetry
[D] Ultrasonic Doppler methods

Correct Answer: A [Laser Doppler Velocimeter (LDV)]
Notes: ISRO used LDV in Chandrayaan-3 for better measurement of speed during landing and removal of central engine.

Q10.What is one thing that was in Chandrayaan-2 but not in Chandrayaan-3?
[A] Rover
[B] Lander
[C] Orbiter
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: C [Orbiter]
Notes: According to ISRO, Chandrayaan-2, had the lander Vikram, an orbiter and rover Pragyan, whereas Chandrayaan-3 has only a rover and a lander. Also, the orbiter that was launched with Chandrayaan-2 will still be in use.

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Q11. What is the weight of Rover “Pragyan” in Chandrayaan-3?
[A] 16 kg
[B] 26 Kg
[C] 1752 Kg
[D] 3900 Kg

Correct Answer: B [26 Kg]

Q12. What is the function of Vikram Lander?
[A] To handle propulsion and control
[B] To execute a soft landing on the lunar surface
[C] To explore the lunar surface and collect scientific data
[D] All of the above

Correct Answer: B [To execute a soft landing on the lunar surface]

Q13. What is the function of Rover “Pragayan”
[A] To explore the lunar surface and collect scientific data
[B] To execute a soft landing on the lunar surface
[C] To study the Seismicity around the landing site
[D] All of the above

Correct Answer: A [To explore the lunar surface and collect scientific data]

Q14. What is the ChaSTE instrument, equipped in Chandrayaan-3?
[A] Chandra’s Surface Thermophysical Experiment
[B] Chandra’s Surface Thermodynamic Experiment
[C] Chandra’s Surface Thermochemical Experiment
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: A [Chandra’s Surface Thermophysical Experiment]
Notes: ChaSTE instrument will measure the thermal properties such as thermal conductivity and temp. of elements on the Moon’s surface in South pole region.

Q15. What is ILSA equipped in Chandrayaan-3?
[A] Instrument for Lunar Surface’s Analysis
[B] Instrument for Lunar Seismic Activity
[C] Instrument for Lunar Soul’s Analysis
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: B [Instrument for Lunar Seismic Activity]

Q16. What imprints or logos will the Rover Pragyan leave on the Moon’s surface?
[A] Logo of Satyamev Jayate and ISRO
[B] Ashoka’s Lion Emblem and Logo of ISRO
[C] Ashoka’s Lion Emblem and Ashok Chakra Logo
[D] All of the above

Correct Answer: B [Ashoka’s Lion Emblem and Logo of ISRO]
Notes: The Rover Pragyan has six wheels. One rear wheel has the ISRO logo and another rear wheel has Ashoka’s Lion Emblem (State Emblem of India) When rover will start moving on lunar surface, rear wheels will leave these imprints on Moon’s surface.

Q17. Where the satellites are made in India?
[A] VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
[B] SDSC, Shriharikota, Andhra Pradesh
[C] URSC, Bangalore, Karnataka
[D] ORSAC, Bhuvneshwar, Odisha

Correct Answer: C [URSC, Bangalore, Karnataka]
Notes: Satellites are made in India at UR Rao Satellite Centre (URSC), Bangalore, Karnataka

Q18. Where the Rocket/ Launch vehicles are made in India?
[A] At ORSAC, Bhuvneshwar, Odisha
[B] SDSC, Shriharikota, Andhra Pradesh
[C] URSC, Bangalore, Karnataka
[D] VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Correct Answer: D [VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala]
Notes: In India Rockets/Launch vehicles are made at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Q19. Where was the first Space Programme started in India?
[A] TERLS, located at Thumba near Thiruvananthapuram
[B] SDSC, Shriharikota, Andhra Pradesh
[C] URSC, Bangalore, Karnataka
[D] ORSAC, Bhuvneshwar, Odisha

Correct Answer: A [TERLS, located at Thumba near Thiruvananthapuram]
Notes: First Indian Space Programme was started at Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station(TERLS) which is located at Thumba near Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Thiruvananthapuram

Q20. When was the first rocket launched in India?
[A] November 21, 1957
[B] November 21, 1963
[C] November 21, 1965
[D] November 21, 1973

Correct Answer: B [November 21, 1963]
Notes: The first rocket launched in India was Nike- Apache, procured from US . lt was launched on November 21,1963.

Q21. Which was the first rocket launched in India?
[A] SLV-3
[D] Nike- Apache

Correct Answer: D [Nike-Apache ]

Notes: Nike-Apache was the first rocket launched in India. Nike-Apache was procured from US. It was launched from Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) located at Thumba near Thiruvananthapuram.

Q22. When did India start making its own rockets?
[A] November 20, 1967
[B] November 20, 1971
[C] November 20, 1975
[D] November 20, 1963

Correct Answer: A [November 20, 1967 ]

Q23. Which is the India’s first indigenous-sounding rocket?
[A] RH-75
[B] RH-100
[C] RH-125
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: A [RH-75]

Q24. What is the India’s first launch vehicle?
[C] SLV-3

Correct Answer: C [SLV-3]
Notes: SLV3 was India’s first experimental launch vehicle. It was capable of placing 40 kg class payloads in Low Earth Orbit (LEO).The first experimental flight of SLV3, in August 1979, was only partially successful. It was an all solid, four stage, 22M tall vehicle, weighing 17 ton.

Q25. Which was the India’s first satellite?
[A] Bhaskara Sega-I
[B] Rohini RS-1
[C] Aryabhata

Correct Answer: C [Aryabhata]

Notes: Aryabhata was the first satellite of India, named after the India’s first astronomer Aryabhata. It was built by ISRO and launched by the Soviet Union. It was launched in 1975 from Kapustin Yar, which is a Soviet Rocket Launch Site in Astrakhan Oblast.

Q26. Which is the first country to land on the Moon’s south pole region?
[A] China
[B] Russia
[D] India

Correct Answer: D [India]
Notes: India became first country to land at lunar’s south pole, a rugged region where deep craters lie in permanent shadow.

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Q27. When Chandrayaan-3 landed on the Moon?
[A] August 21, 2023
[B] August 22, 2023
[C] August 23, 2023
[D] August 24, 2024

Correct Answer: C [August 23, 2023]
Notes: Chandrayaan-3 landed on the unchartered lunar south pole at 6:04 PM on Wednesday (August 23, 2023). No country has ever landed on the south pole of Moon.

Q28. Which is the first spacecraft that landed on the south pole of the Moon?
[A] Chandrayaan-2
[B] Chandrayaan-3
[C] Luna-25
[D] Apollo 11

Correct Answer: B [Chandrayaan-3]
Notes: India made historic landing near Moon’s south pole. Now NASA aims to land astronauts to lunar south pole in late 2025 or 2026 on its Artemis-3 mission.

Q29. Who is the Project Director of Chandrayaan-3?
[A] P Veeramuthuvel
[B] S Somnath
[B] Kalpana K
[D] K Sivan

Correct Answer: A [P Veeramuthuvel]
Notes: P.Veeramuthuvel (born in 1976) joined ISRO in 2014. He succeeds Vanitha who was the project director of the Chandrayaan-2 mission under the leadership of then ISRO chief K Sivan.


Who is behind the success of Mission Chandrayaan-3?

Answer:- The project director for Mission Chandrayaan-3 was P Veeramuthuvel who took charge of Mission Chandrayaan in 2019. Some other scientists who made key contributions to the project are Mohana Kumar, Mission Director, S Unnikrishnan Nair, director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre and A Rajarajan, Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) chief

Why is Mission Chandrayaan-3 special?

Answer:- Mission Chandrayaan-3 has landed in the Moon’s south polar region, specifically within a zone near the lunar South Pole. This region is of great scientific interest due to its unique characteristics.

What are the achievements of Mission Chandrayaan-3?

Answer:- Chandrayaan-3 has made history by becoming the first mission to soft-land on the lunar south pole, a region that has never been explored before. The mission Chandrayaan-3 aimed to demonstrate safe and soft lunar landing, rover mobility, and in-situ scientific experiments.

Who designed the camera of Mission Chandrayaan-3?

Answer:- The family of ISRO scientist Anuj Nandi, who designed the camera on Mission Chandrayaan-3, are celebrating the launch of the spacecraft and Mr. Nandi’s success with their neighbors in Islampur, a small town in West Benga

Why Chandrayaan-3 is sent to the Moon?

Moon is thought to hold important minerals but one of the major goals of Mission Chandrayaan-3 is to hunt for water – scientists say the huge craters in the south pole region which are permanently in shadow hold ice that could support human habitation on the Moon in the future.

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