The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has written to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) as well as states to encourage students to participate in the space quiz conducted by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) . The quiz was held online and had 20 questions to be answered in 10 minutes. Two top-scoring students of classes 8 to 10 from each state and union territory will be invited to ISRO’s Bengaluru centre to watch the landing of Chandrayaan-2 on the moon live, along with the prime minister.
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) conducted an online quiz for school students. The top scorers of the quiz will get to watch Chandrayaan-2 landing, live with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the agency’s Bengaluru headquarters. Chandrayaan-2, a three-module spacecraft comprising an orbiter, lander and rover, which was launched on July 22, will land on the moon on September 7. On August 4, ISRO took to Twitter to share the first pictures of Earth captured by the LI4 camera installed in Chandrayaan-2. On August 22, ISRO released the first Moon image shot by Chandrayaan-2 spacecra.
Each student who took part in the quiz will be issued a participation certificate which can be downloaded from ‘downloads section’ of MyGov Quiz platform. The downloads section will be visible only after logging in to the website.