Earth And Beyond: Trivia Facts! Quiz

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Earth And Beyond: Trivia Facts! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Our solar system includes;
    • A. 

      8 stars

    • B. 

      8 planets

    • C. 

      8 suns

    • D. 

      8 moons

    • E. 

      8 days

  • 2. 
    Which of these planets is furthest from the Sun?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Venus

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 3. 
    Which of these planets is closest to the Sun?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Uranus

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 4. 
    Which of these planets has the most moons?
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Mercury

    • C. 

      Venus

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the correct order for a solar eclipse?
    • A. 

      Earth Moon Sun

    • B. 

      Sun Moon Earth

    • C. 

      Earth Sun Moon

  • 6. 
    Which of these is correct for a lunar eclipse?
    • A. 

      Sun Moon Earth

    • B. 

      Earth Moon Sun

    • C. 

      Sun Earth Moon

  • 7. 
    The Galaxy we live in is called;
    • A. 

      The Earth

    • B. 

      The Solar System

    • C. 

      The Milky Way

    • D. 

      The Universe

  • 8. 
    When the moon gets between the sun and the Earth, the moon may block the sun's light making it dark even during the day. This is called;
    • A. 

      Night

    • B. 

      A lunar eclipse

    • C. 

      A solar eclipse

    • D. 

      Day

  • 9. 
    The force that pulls objects toward each other is known as;
    • A. 

      The coriolis effect

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Nucleolis

  • 10. 
    The layer of gases that covers the Earth is called;
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      The biosphere

    • C. 

      The solar system

    • D. 

      The atmosphere

  • 11. 
    When a planet spins around on an axis it is called;
    • A. 

      Orbit

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Ellipse

  • 12. 
    When one object travels in a circle around another object, it is  ____________ around that object.
    • A. 

      Rotating

    • B. 

      Orbiting

    • C. 

      Encircling

    • D. 

      Encompassing

  • 13. 
    The Earth  __________ around the sun.
    • A. 

      Rotates

    • B. 

      Flies

    • C. 

      Eclipses

    • D. 

      Revolves

  • 14. 
    A person that studiesthe science of space is called
    • A. 

      An astrologer

    • B. 

      An astronomer

    • C. 

      A scientologist

    • D. 

      A saturnologist

  • 15. 
    Which of these planets is not a gas giant?
    • A. 

      Neptune

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Uranus

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 17. 
    What might you find between Jupiter and Mars?
    • A. 

      Asteroids

    • B. 

      Stars

    • C. 

      MIR

    • D. 

      The canteen

  • 18. 
    Whic of these planets has rings around it?
    • A. 

      Pluto

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Saturn

    • D. 

      Mars

  • 19. 
    Which of these 'planets' is now classified as a dwarf planet?
    • A. 

      Mercury

    • B. 

      Pluto

    • C. 

      Venus

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Venus

    • D. 

      Neptune

  • 21. 
    Which planet is known as 'the red planet'?
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 22. 
    What causes tides?
    • A. 

      The planets

    • B. 

      Fish. big ones.

    • C. 

      The wind

    • D. 

      The Moon

  • 23. 
    A tide that is higher than usual and happens during the full or new moon is called a;
    • A. 

      Neap tide

    • B. 

      Spring tide

    • C. 

      Low tide

    • D. 

      Winter tide

  • 24. 
    During the first and last quarter we get small tides called;
    • A. 

      Spring tides

    • B. 

      Winter tides

    • C. 

      Neap tides

    • D. 

      Low tides

  • 25. 
    Apart from the Moon, tides are also affected by 
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      The Sun

    • C. 

      Boats

    • D. 

      MIR