Trivia Questions On Astronomy! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Astronomy! Quiz

Trivia questions on astronomy quiz. Did you know that there is a black hole in the Milky Way galaxy that is a million times the mass of the sun? Our solar system is made of new planets with one of them having the ability to float on water. Do you know the different types of astronomy that one can pursue? This quiz will help add on to what you know about the universe and astronomy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Astronomy is the same as astrology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I don't know

    • D. 

      Maybe

  • 2. 
    Astronomy is also known as astrophysics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      I don't Know

  • 3. 
    Which of the following uses radiation outside the visible range with wavelengths greater than approximately one millimeter?
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet astronomy

    • B. 

      Optical astronomy

    • C. 

      Radio astronomy

    • D. 

      Infrared astronomy

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is founded on the detection and analysis of infrared radiation, wavelengths longer than red light, and outside the range of our vision?
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet Astronomy

    • B. 

      Optical Astronomy

    • C. 

      Radio Astronomy

    • D. 

      Infrared Astronomy

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is also called visible light astronomy?
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet Astronomy

    • B. 

      Optical Astronomy

    • C. 

      Radio Astronomy

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is known as the oldest form of astronomy?
    • A. 

      Optical astronomy

    • B. 

      Radio astronomy

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet astronomy

    • D. 

      X-ray astronomy

  • 7. 
    Which of the following fields is said to be the oldest in astronomy?
    • A. 

      Mechanics

    • B. 

      Astrometry

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a field that deals with the ability to determine past and future positions of the planets with great accuracy?
    • A. 

      Atranauts

    • B. 

      Sky scrapper

    • C. 

      Celestial mechanics

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the study of the assemblage of planets, moons, dwarf planets, comets, asteroids, and other bodies orbiting the Sun, as well as extrasolar planets?
    • A. 

      Solar sciences

    • B. 

      Planetary sciences

    • C. 

      Sun sciences

    • D. 

      Celestial Study

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