Astrophysics: The Ultimate Quiz! Trivia

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Astrophysics: The Ultimate Quiz! Trivia

Do you know anything about astrophysics? It is a science that applies physics methods and principles in the investigation of astronomical objects and occurrences. The examined items include the stars, sun, galaxies, extrasolar planets, the interstellar medium, and the cosmic microwave background. This area of astronomy is involved with the physical nature of the celestial bodies. This quiz will demonstrate how much you know about astrophysics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of galaxy is our Milky Way?
    • A. 

      An elliptical galaxy

    • B. 

      A spiral galaxy

    • C. 

      An irregulary galaxy

  • 2. 
    Which of these planets is the largest?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Venus

  • 3. 
    What is the ultimate fate of our sun?
    • A. 

      Red giant

    • B. 

      White dwarf

    • C. 

      Black hole

  • 4. 
    How much of the galaxy can you see in a night sky?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      1%

    • C. 

      0.000003 %

  • 5. 
     How many galaxies are there in the observable universe?
    • A. 

      100 million

    • B. 

      200 billion

    • C. 

      1 billion

  • 6. 
    Light in one year travels 9,460,000,000,000 km.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Andromeda galaxy is 2,200,000 light-years away from us.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The largest planet in our solar system is?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Saturn

    • C. 

      Mars

  • 9. 
    The coldest planet in our solar system is?
    • A. 

      Uranus

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Venus

  • 10. 
    Who first proposed that the galaxy was expanding?
    • A. 

      Einstein

    • B. 

      Kepler

    • C. 

      Hubble

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