The Astronomy Quiz! (A Good One)

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Astronomy Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz that helps you study for astronomy. The questions are actually good, if you want to study astronomy. If not, then it might be boring (DUH!).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old is the sun? (about)
    • A. 

      6.7million years old

    • B. 

      12million years old

    • C. 

      5million years old

    • D. 

      4.6million years old

    • E. 

      5.6million years old

  • 2. 
    What is an other name for Big Dipper?
    • A. 

      Little Dipper

    • B. 

      Ursa Major

    • C. 

      Ursas Minor

    • D. 

      Urse Major

    • E. 

      Ursas Major

  • 3. 
    The sun is mostly out of_______
  • 4. 
    When nuclear fusion happens, hydrogen atoms come together to form _________ and ____________. (1 word)
  • 5. 
    What separates th inner planets from the outer planets?
    • A. 

      A star

    • B. 

      A big planet, not belonging to the milky way

    • C. 

      An astroid belt

    • D. 

      A belt of stars

    • E. 

      Nothing

  • 6. 
    The shape of earth's orbit is:
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Oval

    • C. 

      Ellipse

    • D. 

      Eclipse

    • E. 

      Circle

  • 7. 
    Equinox means:
    • A. 

      Equal

    • B. 

      Equal night and day

    • C. 

      Nothing

  • 8. 
    When is the summer solstice?
    • A. 

      June 20

    • B. 

      July 20

    • C. 

      June 21

    • D. 

      July 23

  • 9. 
    What is an object's weight?
    • A. 

      The force of gravity on an object

    • B. 

      The force of mass on an object

    • C. 

      The force of inertia on an object

  • 10. 
    If mass increases, _______ also increases. If distance decreases, force_____.
  • 11. 
    A lunar eclipse can occur only when and why?
    • A. 

      During full moon, because the moon is closest to the earth's shadow at that time.

    • B. 

      During new moon, because the moon is closest to the earth's shadow at that time.

    • C. 

      During full moon, because the moon is farthest away from the earth's shadow at that time.

    • D. 

      During new moon, because the moon is farthest away from the earth's shadow at that time.

  • 12. 
    The sun's interior is made up of the ____, the ______ and the _______.
  • 13. 
    The sun's athmosphere include the____, the_____ and the ____
  • 14. 
    Why is it hotter at the equator than at the poles? (3-4 reasons)
  • 15. 
    What are the 4 different groups that stars are located on the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram?
    • A. 

      1,2,3,4

    • B. 

      Hottest, Brightest, Biggest, Smallest

    • C. 

      Supergiants, Giants, Main Sequence, White Dwarfs

    • D. 

      Massgiants, Giants, Main Sequence, Neutron Stars

  • 16. 
    This quiz was?
    • A. 

      OSM!!!

    • B. 

      Good

    • C. 

      Ok

    • D. 

      Good for learning, but bad other ways

    • E. 

      REALLY BAD!

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