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Join the Chandrayaan 3 MahaQuiz and Win Up to Rs. 1 Lakh!

The Indian Space Research Organisation and MyGOV have organised the Chandrayaan 3 MahaQuiz, a quiz competition to celebrate the successful landing of Chandrayaan 3 near the south pole of the Moon. All Indian citizens, especially students, have been invited to participate in the quiz and win cash prizes anywhere from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1 Lakh. The quiz is now live, and the last day to participate is 29th September 2023 till 11:45 PM IST.

On 23rd August, when Chandrayaan 3 successfully landed on the Moon, Prime Minister Modi congratulated the scientists of ISRO, addressing the nation live from Brazil. He highlighted the big achievement as a moment of pride for 140 crore Indians. He also mentioned that the moon mission was not India’s alone but a testimony to the approach of one Earth, one family and one future. The findings of Chandrayaan 3 will help future moon missions and studies all across the globe.

The Chandrayaan MahaQuiz organised by the government of India is a way for Indians to join in on the celebration. The Chandrayaan 3 MahaQuiz is a timed quiz of 300 seconds and contains 10 multiple-choice questions with no negative marking. The quiz has been organised to honour India’s space exploration journey to date, with its latest feat being Chandrayaan 3. The quiz demonstrates the country’s love for science and discovery and explores the wonders of the Moon.

How to Participate?

To participate in the quiz, candidates need to follow these steps:

  1. Visit the MyGov website and click on the Chandrayaan 3 MahaQuiz banner.
  2. On the next page, click on ‘Participate Now’.
  3. Enter valid details as mentioned on the page since it will be used for further communication with the candidate. Ensure you fill in complete and correct details since incomplete profiles will not be eligible to win.
  4. Click on ‘Proceed’.
  5. You will get an OTP on the given mobile number (for Indian residents) and your email (for international residents). Enter the OTP in the given field and submit.

The moment you click submit, the quiz will start. Remember, it is a timed quiz, so click on submit when you are ready to answer the questions.

After completing the quiz, you will receive a reference ID. Either take a screenshot or note the ID down for future reference. You will also receive a downloadable participation certificate.

MahaQuiz Cash Prizes

After successfully answering all questions, all participants stand a chance to win one of the many cash prizes announced by MyGov.

A cash prize of Rs 1 lakh will be awarded to the top performer of the quiz. The second-best performer will be given Rs. 75,000. The third winner will win a cash prize of Rs. 50,000.

The next 100 performers will be given consolation prizes of Rs. 2000 each. Finally, the next 200 winners will be given Rs. 1000 each as a consolation prize.

About the Chandrayaan 3 MahaQuiz

The Chandrayaan 3 MahaQuiz is a timed quiz where participants must answer 10 randomly generated questions in 300 seconds. The quiz does not have any negative markings.

The questions are all related to India’s space exploration journey to date and contain various questions related to India’s space history, moon missions, and other aspects of space.

Once the quiz is over, the participation certificate will be sent within 24 hours via a link to the registered mobile number and email for download. For further updates on the quiz, participants will have to check the MyGov website regularly for updates.

How to Prepare for the Quiz?

Candidates can prepare for the quiz by reading about the Moon and India’s history of space exploration. TopperLearning has several informative blogs on Chandrayaan 3, the workings of a rocket, Indian satellites, different types of satellites and their uses, and many more. Since the questions for the quiz are mainly based on Indian satellites, Space missions, and related topics these blogs can be helpful for accurate preparation.


The deadline to participate in the Chandrayaan 3 MahaQuiz is on 29th September. Students are urged to participate in the quiz and increase their knowledge about India’s space journey. Participants can go through TopperLearning to find various study materials related to space that can help them prepare for the quiz as well as their exams since current affairs questions related to this topic are probable.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q 1. During the PSLV-C3 mission, how many of the 104 launched satellites belonged to international customers?

Ans: Out of the 104 launched satellites, 101 belonged to international customers. 96 of them belonged to the USA and 5 to Israel, Netherlands, UAE, Kazakhstan and Switzerland, respectively. 

Q 2. The Aryabhatasiddhanta circulated primarily in which region and through which dynasty?

Ans: The Aryabhatasiddhanta was mainly circulated in northwest India and spread through the Sasanian dynasty (224-651) of Iran.

Q 3. Under whose leadership was the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) set up?

Ans: The Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was set up in 1962 upon the suggestion of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Q 4. Where was the First Indian Satellite "Aryabhata" launched?

Ans: India’s first satellite, Aryabhata, was launched on 19th April 1975 from Kapustin Yar in Astrakhan Oblast, Russia (then Soviet Union).

Q 5. Where are the Rockets and Launch Vehicles made in India?

Ans: Indian rockets and launch vehicles are designed and developed in the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram.

Q 6. What is the approximate age of the Moon?

Ans: Scientists believe the Moon was formed approximately 4.51 billion years ago.

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