Year 7 Solar System

25 Questions
Year 7 Solar System

This Quiz aims at testing your general knowledge on Solar System.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Our sun is seen from outer space as a
    • A. 

      Planet

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Moon

    • D. 

      Asteroid

  • 2. 
    Who was the first astronaut to land on the moon?
    • A. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • B. 

      Buzz Aldrin

    • C. 

      Andy Thomas

    • D. 

      George Lincoln

  • 3. 
    The moon has gravity, but it does not have ___________ that is why astronauts must wear __________ ____________.
    • A. 

      Rocks; tennis shoes

    • B. 

      Trees; shirts and pants

    • C. 

      Cars; jackets and mittens

    • D. 

      Air; space suits

  • 4. 
    How long does it take for the Earth to revolve around the sun?
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      365 days

    • D. 

      5 months

  • 5. 
    What is the sun and the celestial bodies that orbit the sun, including planets, satellites, asteroids, comets, dust, and gas called? 
    • A. 

      Asteroid Belt

    • B. 

      Planets

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

    • D. 

      Solar System

  • 6. 
    What is the name of our Galaxy including our Sun and Solar System?
    • A. 

      Andromeda

    • B. 

      Milky Way

    • C. 

      Cartwheel

    • D. 

      Magellanic Cloud

  • 7. 
    Earth is the __________ planet from the Sun.
    • A. 

      2nd

    • B. 

      3rd

    • C. 

      4th

    • D. 

      5th

  • 8. 
    What type of planet is Pluto?
    • A. 

      A planet where life exists

    • B. 

      Ninth Planet

    • C. 

      Red Planet

    • D. 

      Dwarf Planet

  • 9. 
    Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are __________  ___________.
    • A. 

      Biggest Planets

    • B. 

      Inner Planets

    • C. 

      Outer Planets

    • D. 

      Smallest Planets

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Neptune

    • D. 

      Uranus

  • 11. 
    Galileo was the first astronomer to use a ________________ to study the stars and planets.
    • A. 

      Radio telescope

    • B. 

      Binocular

    • C. 

      Telescope

    • D. 

      Microscope

  • 12. 
    What is NASA (related to space exploration) stands for?
    • A. 

      Navigation Astronaut Space Agency

    • B. 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    • C. 

      National Auto Sport Association

    • D. 

      Near Aerodynamic Space Administration

  • 13. 
    Which of the following objects does NOT travel around the Sun?
    • A. 

      Comets

    • B. 

      Asteroids

    • C. 

      Moons

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 14. 
    A shooting star is really a ____________.
    • A. 

      Galaxy

    • B. 

      Meteor

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      Planet

  • 15. 
    A space object that actually enters the Earth's atmosphere and not being burnt up and makes it to the Earth.
    • A. 

      Meteorite

    • B. 

      Meteoroid

    • C. 

      Meteor

    • D. 

      Asteroid

  • 16. 
    How many Planets are there in our Solar System?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 17. 
    What are planets named after?
    • A. 

      Scientists

    • B. 

      Gods and goddesses

    • C. 

      Cartoon characters

    • D. 

      Sports players

  • 18. 
    What are moons?
    • A. 

      Space probes

    • B. 

      Natural satellites

    • C. 

      Space rocks

    • D. 

      Dwarf planets

  • 19. 
    Which is the planet with most number of moons?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Neptune

    • D. 

      Uranus

  • 20. 
    Which planet is known as the "Evening Star"?
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Saturn

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 21. 
    Which planet has the hottest?
    • A. 

      Mercury

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Uranus

  • 22. 
    Which planet has no atmosphere that ends up with lots of craters?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 23. 
    This is located between Mars and Jupiter. It contains thousands of celestial bodies.
    • A. 

      Asteroid belt

    • B. 

      Comet

    • C. 

      Meteorite

    • D. 

      Dwarf planets

  • 24. 
    The terrestrial planets are composed of which of the following elements
    • A. 

      Water and ice

    • B. 

      Hydrogen and Helium

    • C. 

      Iron and Titanium

    • D. 

      Rock and Metal

  • 25. 
    Which is the correct order of celestial bodies (space objects) from the biggest to the smallest?
    • A. 

      Solar System, Sun, Universe, Planet, Moon, Galaxy

    • B. 

      Universe, Galaxy, Solar System, Sun, Planet, Moon

    • C. 

      Universe, Solar System, Galaxy, Sun, Moon, Planet

    • D. 

      Galaxy, Solar System, Universe, Moon, Sun, Planet