GK Quiz on Chandrayaan 3 – Latest General Knowledge Question on India’s Moon Mission

Chandrayaan 3 is indeed one of the most iconic missions in the history of Indian Space Research. Launched by ISRO, it is the 3rd and the most recent Indian lunar exploration mission. The objective of this spacecraft is to land safely on the moon and study its surface. If you are a student then you can expect GK Questions on Chandrayaan 3 in various exams.

As India is going to make history, we are providing you with the latest Chandrayaan 3 GK Quiz. All of these questions are important for exams like UPSC, SSC, Railways, and More. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the quiz

General Knowledge Questions and Answers on Chandrayaan 3

Question – 1: When did Chandrayaan-3 was launched? 

Answer: 14th July 2023

Question – 2: From where did the Chandrayaan-3 was launched?

Answer: Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh

Question – 3: What is the name of the lander module of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: Vikram

Question – 4: What is the name of the rover module of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: Pragyan.

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Question – 5: When did the Vikram lander get separated from the propulsion module in Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: On 17th August 2023.

Question – 6: Which agency manufactured and launched Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: ISRO

Question – 7: What is the full form of ISRO?

Answer: Indian Space Research Organisation

Question – 8: What is the SATCAT No. (Satellite Catalog Number) assigned to Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: 57320

Question – 9: What is the name of the authority which assigns the SATCAT No.?

Answer: United States Space Command

Question – 10: Who is the chairman of ISRO?

Answer: S. Somanath

Question – 11: Who is the Mission Director of ISRO?

Answer: S. Mohanakumar.

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Question – 12: When did Chandrayaan-3 enter lunar orbit?

Answer: 5th August 2023.

Question – 13: What is the total payload mass (weight) of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: 3900 kg

Question – 14: What is the payload mass (Weight) of the lander module of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: 1752 kg

Question – 15: What is the payload mass (Weight) of the propulsion module of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: 2148 kg

Question – 16: What are the coordinates of the landing site on the moon on which the Chandrayaan-3 lander is expected to land?

Answer: 69.367621°S 32.348126°E

Question – 17: What is the weight of the Pragyan rover?

Answer: 26 Kilogram

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Question – 18: How many wheels are there in the Pragyan rover?

Answer: 6

Question – 19: What is the mission life of the lander module of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: 1 Lunar Day (14 Earth Days)

Question – 20: What is the mission life of the rover module of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: 1 Lunar Day (14 Earth Days)

Question – 21: How many throttle-able engines does the Vikram lander have?

Answer: 4

Question – 22: What is Chandra’s Surface Thermophysical Experiment (ChaSTE)?

Answer: A probe on Vikram lander to measure thermal conductivity and temperature of the lunar surface.

Question – 23: What is Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS)?

Answer: It is a probe on the Chandrayaan-3 rover that will drive the infer mineralogical composition and chemical composition of the lunar surface.

Question – 24: Who is the vehicle director of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: Biju C Thomas

Question – 25: What is the Spectropolarimetry of Habitable Planet Earth (SHAPE) payload associated with the propulsion module of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: It is an instrument to study the spectral and Polari metric measurements of Earth from lunar orbit.

Question – 26: What is the name of the tracking network that ISRO will use after the landing of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: European Space Tracking (ESTRACK)

Question – 27: Which space agency operates European Space Tracking (ESTRACK)?  

Answer: European Space Agency.

Question – 28:  Which Mumbai-based company collaborated with ISRO in the development of Chandrayaan 3?

Answer: Godrej Aerospace.

Question – 29: Which fuel is used in powering the 2nd stage of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: Liquid Oxygen and Hydrogen.

Question – 30: What is the budget of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: Approx. Rs. 615 Crore or $75 Million.

Question – 31: What is the name of the rocket used by ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: LVM3

Question – 32: Which agency developed the Lander Hazard Detection and Avoidance Camera (LHDAC) used in Chandrayaan – 3?

Answer: Space Applications Centre (SAC) is located in Ahmedabad.

Question – 33: Is there an orbiter equipped with Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: No, unlike Chandrayaan-2, Chandrayaan-3 is not equipped with an orbiter.

Question – 34: Which prominent scientist of ISRO is the director of the Chandrayaan 3 mission?

Answer: Ritu Karidhal.

Question – 35: On which pole of the moon the Chandrayaan-3 will land?

Answer: South Pole

Question – 36: When will Chandrayaan-3 land on the moon?

Answer: 23rd August 2023.

Question – 37: Chandrayaan-2 welcomed Chandrayaan-3 by which message?

Answer: Welcome Buddy!

Question – 38: Which countries successfully landed a spacecraft on the moon before India?

Answer: USA, Russia, and China.  

Question – 39: What is the design of Chandrayaan-3?

Answer: A box-like structure with a solar panel on the side with a cylinder on top.

Question – 40: Which Russian Spacecraft was expected to land on the moon before chandrayaan-3 but crashed on 19th August 2023?

Answer:  Luna 25

Question – 41: What is the full form of ILSA?

Answer: Instrument for Lunar Seismic Activity

Question – 42: What is the purpose of ILSA?

Answer: To measure the seismic activities (mostly related to moonquakes) on the moon.

Question – 43: What is the name of the Chandrayaan-3 equipment designed to measure surface thermal properties on the moon?

Answer: Chandra’s Surface Thermophysical Experiment (ChaSTE)

Question – 44: RAMBHA LP is the instrument that will measure the near-surface plasma (ions and electrons) density on the moon and its changes with time. What is its full form?

Answer: Radio Anatomy of Moon Bound Hypersensitive ionosphere and Atmosphere (RAMBHA) Langmuir probe (LP)

Question – 45: Can you name the instrument on Chandrayaan-3 that will help scientists determine the possibility of life on the moon?

Answer: Spectro-polarimetry of HAbitable Planet Earth (SHAPE)

Question – 46: Which equipment of NASA is sent to the moon through Vikram Lander?

Answer: Laser Retroreflector Array (LRA) Rover.

Question – 47: Which countries have sent LRA to the moon before India?

Answer: USA and Russia.

We have curated this quiz with utmost care based on information available on Google and Wikipedia. If you think any of the questions is not correct then do let us know in the comment section. You can also post your feedback and queries. Thanks for Reading!

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