# Samacheer Kalvi 8th Science Book Back Answers Chapter 8

## Samacheer Kalvi 8th Science Book Back Question and Answers:

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### Universe and Space Science – Book Back Answers

1. Which of the following is a celestial body?
(a) Sun
(b) Moon
(c)Stars
(d) All the above
(d) All the above

2. Mangalyaan was sent to …………….
(a) Moon
(b) Mars
(c) Venus
(d) Mercury
(b) Mars

3. Chandrayaan -1 was launched on …………….
(a) 22nd October 2008
(b) 8th November 2008
(c) 22nd July 2019
(d) 22nd October 2019
(a) 22nd October 2008

4. ……………. is called as Red planet.
(a) Mercury
(b) Venus
(c) Earth
(d) Mars
(d) Mars

5. Which of the following is the working principle of Rockets?
(a) Newton’s first law
(b) Newton’s second law
(c) Newton’s third law
(d) All the above
(c) Newton’s third law

6. Cryogenic fuels are stored at …………….
(a) room temperature
(b) low temperature
(c) very low temperature
(d) very high temperature
(c) very low temperature

7. ……………. was the first manned mission of NASA to go to the moon.
(a) Apollo-5
(b) Apollo-8
(c) Apollo-10
(d) Apollo-11
(b) Apollo-8

II. Fill in the blanks:

1. The study about stars and planets are known as ……………
2. Our Sun belongs to …………… Galaxy.
3. Mars revolves around the Sun once in …………… days.
4. …………… is India’s first interplanetary mission.
5. …………… was the first man to walk on the surface of the Moon.

1. Astronomy
2. Milky way
3. 687
4. Mars Orbiter Mission
5. Neil Armstrong

III. Say True or False. If false, correct the statement:

1. The Sun and the celestial bodies form Solar system.
true

2. Chandrayaan-1 was launched from Sriharikota.
True.

3. Mars is the smallest planet in the Solar system.
False
Correct statement:
Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar system.

4. PSLV and GSLV are India’s popular satellites.
True.

5. The propellant of a rocket is only in the form of solids.
False
Correct statement:
The propellant of a rocket is may be in the form of solids or liquids.

IV. Match the following:

1. Chandrayaan     – Fuel
2. Mangalyaan       – Moon
3. Cryogenic           – First manned mission to the moon
4. Apple – 8            – First man landing mission to the moon
5. Apollo-11             – Mars

1 – 2; 2 – 5; 3 – 1; 4 – 3; 5 – 4

1. What are celestial objects?
The stars, the planets, the Moon and any other objects like asteroids and comets in the sky are called celestial objects.

2. Define galaxy.
A collection of billions of stars held together by mutual attraction is called galaxy.

3. What are the objectives of Chandrayaan-1?

1. To find the possibility of water on the Moon.
2. To find the elements of matter on the Moon.
3. To search for the existence of Helium-3.
4. To make a 3-dimensional atlas of the Moon.
5. To study about the evolution of the solar system.

4. List out the objectives of Mangalyaan.

1. To develop the technology required for interplanetary mission. .
2. To explore the surface of Mars.
3. To study the constituents of the Martian atmosphere.
4. To provide information about the future possibility of life and past existence of life

5. What are Cryogenic Fuels?