50 MCQs - Current Affairs on Chandrayaan-3

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The Chandrayaan-3 mission is India’s third lunar exploration venture by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Launched on July 14, 2023, it aims to demonstrate end-to-end capabilities in safe landing and roving on the lunar surface. Building on the lessons from Chandrayaan-2, this mission focuses on the critical landing mission, enhancing India's position in lunar exploration. The successful deployment of the lander and rover will mark a significant milestone for India's space ambitions, showcasing advancements in technology and innovation. The mission has garnered global attention, and keeping abreast of its developments is crucial for current affairs enthusiasts and competitive exam aspirants.

50 MCQs Current Affairs on Chandrayaan-3

Here are 50 multiple choice questions (MCQs) about Chandrayaan-3 along with their answers:

  1. What is the total weight of the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) 4,100 kilograms
    • B) 3,900 kilograms
    • C) 2,190 kilograms
    • D) 5,200 kilograms
    • Answer: B) 3,900 kilograms
  2. What component is absent in Chandrayaan-3 compared to Chandrayaan-2?

    • A) Rover
    • B) Lander
    • C) Orbiter
    • D) None of the above
    • Answer: C) Orbiter
  3. Who is leading the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) Veeramuthuvel
    • B) M Vanitha
    • C) Ritu Karidhal
    • D) K. Sivan
    • Answer: C) Ritu Karidhal
  4. What feature is unique to Chandrayaan-3 compared to Chandrayaan-2?

    • A) Laser Doppler Velocimeter (LDV)
    • B) Laser-based Interferometry
    • C) Ultrasonic Doppler methods
    • D) Molecular Tagging Velocimetry
    • Answer: A) Laser Doppler Velocimeter (LDV)
  5. Where is Chandrayaan-3 expected to land on the moon?

    • A) Near the South Pole
    • B) Near the North Pole
    • C) In the equatorial region
    • D) None of the above
    • Answer: A) Near the South Pole
  6. Which country is the fourth country to successfully land a spacecraft on the moon?

    • A) USA
    • B) China
    • C) Russia
    • D) India
    • Answer: D) India
  7. Which country is the first to successfully land a spacecraft on the south pole of the moon?

    • A) Russia
    • B) USA
    • C) China
    • D) India
    • Answer: D) India
  8. What name is given to the Chandrayaan-3 landing spot?

    • A) Shiva-Shakti Point
    • B) Shiva-Parvati Point
    • C) Shiva-Shambhu Point
    • D) Shiva-Bhakti Point
    • Answer: A) Shiva-Shakti Point
  9. What is the primary mission objective of Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) Studying the moon’s atmosphere
    • B) Soft landing on the moon
    • C) Returning samples to Earth
    • D) Mapping the moon’s surface
    • Answer: B) Soft landing on the moon
  10. Who is the Rocket Woman behind the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) Tessy Thomas
    • B) Moumita Datta
    • C) Ritu Karidhal
    • D) Nandini Harinath
    • Answer: C) Ritu Karidhal
  11. On August 23, 2023, the lander of Chandrayaan-3 landed on the moon. August 23 will be celebrated as:

    • A) National Space Day
    • B) Chandrayaan-3 Day
    • C) ISRO Day
    • D) National Lander Day
    • Answer: B) Chandrayaan-3 Day
  12. What are the scientific instruments that will be carried by the lander and rover in Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) Surface science instruments
    • B) Atmospheric science instruments
    • C) Water science instruments
    • D) All of the above
    • Answer: D) All of the above
  13. How many days did Chandrayaan-3 take to reach the moon’s surface?

    • A) 39 days
    • B) 40 days
    • C) 41 days
    • D) 42 days
    • Answer: B) 40 days
  14. Where is the ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) located?

    • A) New Delhi
    • B) Mumbai
    • C) Chennai
    • D) Bengaluru
    • Answer: D) Bengaluru
  15. Which payload on the Chandrayaan-3 lander will measure the thermal conductivity and temperature of the lunar surface?

    • A) SHAPE
    • B) ChaSTE
    • C) ILSA
    • D) RAMBHA
    • Answer: B) ChaSTE
  16. What is the name of the rover carried by Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) Vikram
    • B) Pragyan
    • C) Chandrika
    • D) Sita
    • Answer: B) Pragyan
  17. Which organization is responsible for the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) NASA
    • B) ESA
    • C) ISRO
    • D) JAXA
    • Answer: C) ISRO
  18. The propulsion module of Chandrayaan-3 is equipped with which payload to study Earth from lunar orbit?

    • A) SHAPE
    • B) ChaSTE
    • C) ILSA
    • D) RAMBHA
    • Answer: A) SHAPE
  19. What is the primary goal of the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) Orbit the moon
    • B) Conduct in-situ scientific experiments
    • C) Establish a lunar base
    • D) Return lunar samples to Earth
    • Answer: B) Conduct in-situ scientific experiments
  20. Who is the project director of Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) S. Somnath
    • B) Ritu Karidhal Srivastava
    • C) P. Veeramuthuvel
    • D) K. Sivan
    • Answer: C) P. Veeramuthuvel
  21. What is the estimated cost of the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) Rs 1615 crore
    • B) Rs 615 crore
    • C) Rs 2615 crore
    • D) Rs 415 crore
    • Answer: B) Rs 615 crore
  22. What are the key scientific goals of Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) Understand the moon’s origin
    • B) Study water presence on the moon
    • C) Analyze lunar geology
    • D) All of the above
    • Answer: D) All of the above
  23. What is the shape of the Chandrayaan-3 propulsion module?

    • A) Cube with a sphere on top
    • B) Rectangular structure with solar panels
    • C) Box-like structure with a cylinder on top
    • D) Cylindrical shape with solar panels
    • Answer: C) Box-like structure with a cylinder on top
  24. What is the unique challenge for the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) Harsh lunar surface conditions
    • B) Remote landing site
    • C) Communication difficulties
    • D) All of the above
    • Answer: D) All of the above
  25. What is the name of the Chandrayaan-3 lander?

    • A) Vikram
    • B) Pragyan
    • C) Chandra
    • D) Arjun
    • Answer: A) Vikram
  26. What is the planned landing date for Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) August 29, 2023
    • B) August 25, 2023
    • C) August 23, 2023
    • D) August 24, 2023
    • Answer: C) August 23, 2023
  27. Which payload on the Chandrayaan-3 lander is designed to measure seismic activity on the moon?

    • A) SHAPE
    • B) ChaSTE
    • C) ILSA
    • D) RAMBHA
    • Answer: C) ILSA
  28. How will the Chandrayaan-3 mission help ISRO?

    • A) Enhance space research capabilities
    • B) Improve weather forecasting
    • C) Boost satellite communication
    • D) Strengthen defense technology
    • Answer: A) Enhance space research capabilities
  29. Who did Chandrayaan-2 greet Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) Hello Buddy!
    • B) Hi Buddy!
    • C) Welcome Buddy!
    • D) Hey Buddy!
    • Answer: C) Welcome Buddy!
  30. What is the total cost of the Chandrayaan-3 mission in USD?

    • A) $74 million
    • B) $65 million
    • C) $72 million
    • D) $58 million
    • Answer: A) $74 million
  31. Who was the primary contractor for the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) DRDO
    • B) ISRO
    • C) HAL
    • D) BHEL
    • Answer: B) ISRO
  32. When was the Chandrayaan-3 mission announced?

    • A) 2021
    • B) 2020
    • C) 2019
    • D) 2018
    • Answer: C) 2019
  33. Which launch vehicle carried Chandrayaan-3 into space?

    • A) PSLV
    • B) GSLV Mk III
    • C) SLV
    • D) RLV
    • Answer: B) GSLV Mk III
  34. How many legs does the Vikram lander have?

    • A) 4
    • B) 3
    • C) 6
    • D) 5
    • Answer: A) 4
  35. What is the mission life of the Vikram lander?

    • A) 1 year
    • B) 14 Earth days
    • C) 1 month
    • D) 14 lunar days
    • Answer: B) 14 Earth days
  36. Which organization collaborated with ISRO for the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) NASA
    • B) ESA
    • C) JAXA
    • D) Roscosmos
    • Answer: B) ESA
  37. Which country’s space program inspired the Chandrayaan missions?

    • A) USA
    • B) Russia
    • C) China
    • D) Japan
    • Answer: A) USA
  38. What is the primary power source for the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) Solar power
    • B) Nuclear power
    • C) Chemical power
    • D) Wind power
    • Answer: A) Solar power
  39. What is the significance of Chandrayaan-3 landing on the moon’s south pole?

    • A) Rich in water ice
    • B) Less explored
    • C) Study the moon’s magnetic field
    • D) All of the above
    • Answer: D) All of the above
  40. What does the name “Chandrayaan” mean?

    • A) Moon vehicle
    • B) Star explorer
    • C) Lunar mission
    • D) Space traveler
    • Answer: A) Moon vehicle
  41. When was the Chandrayaan-3 mission’s launch date?

    • A) July 14, 2023
    • B) July 20, 2023
    • C) August 14, 2023
    • D) August 20, 2023
    • Answer: A) July 14, 2023
  42. How many payloads does the Chandrayaan-3 lander have?

    • A) 2
    • B) 3
    • C) 4
    • D) 5
    • Answer: B) 3
  43. Which payload on the Chandrayaan-3 rover is designed to study the lunar surface composition?

    • A) LIBS
    • B) APXS
    • C) ILSA
    • D) RAMBHA
    • Answer: B) APXS
  44. Which payload on the Chandrayaan-3 lander will measure the plasma density on the lunar surface?

    • A) SHAPE
    • B) ChaSTE
    • C) ILSA
    • D) RAMBHA
    • Answer: D) RAMBHA
  45. What is the name of the propulsion module on Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) Vikram
    • B) Pragyan
    • C) Chandrika
    • D) None of the above
    • Answer: D) None of the above
  46. How many payloads are there in Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) 3
    • B) 4
    • C) 5
    • D) 6
    • Answer: A) 3
  47. What is the launch vehicle used for Chandrayaan-3?

    • A) PSLV
    • B) GSLV Mk III
    • C) SLV
    • D) GSLV Mk II
    • Answer: B) GSLV Mk III
  48. What is the main scientific objective of the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) To find life on the moon
    • B) To study the moon’s atmosphere
    • C) To demonstrate safe landing and roving on the lunar surface
    • D) To return lunar samples to Earth
    • Answer: C) To demonstrate safe landing and roving on the lunar surface
  49. Who is the director of the Chandrayaan-3 mission?

    • A) K Sivan
    • B) P Veeramuthuvel
    • C) Ritu Karidhal
    • D) S Somnath
    • Answer: B) P Veeramuthuvel
  50. Which scientific instrument on Chandrayaan-3 will analyze the soil composition?

    • A) APXS
    • B) LIBS
    • C) ChaSTE
    • D) RAMBHA
    • Answer: A) APXS

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