Test Astronomy

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Astronomy Quizzes & Trivia

This Test will evaluate your knowlege of the Big Bang Theory and the Early Astronomers and their discoveries.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Ancient Greeks such as Aristotle and Ptolemy believed that
    • A. 

      The Earth is the center of the universe

    • B. 

      The Sun is the center of the unverse

  • 2. 
    This ancient Greek Astronomer influenced Copernicus to theorize the Heliocentric Solar System.
    • A. 

      Martin Luther

    • B. 

      Kepler

    • C. 

      Ptolemy

  • 3. 
    Johannes Kepler removed the Earth as the center of the universe to create his Theory of the Heliocentric Model.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Kepler said that the planets orbits the sun in ___________ motions rather than in perfect circles.
  • 5. 
    _________________ proposed that motions of objects were controlled or governed by 3 laws of Motion.
    • A. 

      Copernicus

    • B. 

      Einstein

    • C. 

      Sir Isaac Newton

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Stars

    • C. 

      Moon

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The 23 degree angle of the north and south poles

    • B. 

      The movement of Earth on its axis

    • C. 

      The revolution around the sun.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The movement of the earth on its axis

    • B. 

      The revolution around the Sun

    • C. 

      The monthly movement of the moon around the earth

  • 9. 
    This 20th Century Scientist was a great thinker.   His THEORY OF RELATIVITY theorized that time travel was possible
    • A. 

      Edwin Hubble

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      Stephen Hawking