How Well Do You Know Our Universe?

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How Well Do You Know Our Universe? - Quiz

This is a true or false quiz about our Universe. If you don't know anything about this and you take it anyway and you get the answers right, take a moment to actually understand what the questions are and learn something.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When a star dies it always turns into a Pulsar.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Sometimes it turns into a Pulsar. Other times into a Supernova or even a Black Hole.

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  • 2. 

    Our Solar System is at the edge of our Galaxy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True. Our Solar System is at the edge of the Milky Way Galaxy (ours).

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  • 3. 

    Our planet Earth is in the Goldy Locks point, witch means that its neither too far from the Sun nor too close. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes our planet is in the so called Goldy Locks point. Why Goldy Locks? Because its just right :-)

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  • 4. 

    Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun in our Solar System, is on one side freezing and on the other burnt.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This is very true. Being too close to the sun will bring up consequences.

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  • 5. 

    We know everything about the whole Universe.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Don't even get me started on what we don't know. Long story short: all we know is 0.5%!

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  • 6. 

    Scientists think that there may be a chance of life on Mars.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes! There is a saying: where there is water there is life.

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  • 7. 

    Saturn is the most beautiful planet in the Solar System.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This is true. Saturn is the most gorgeous also because of its rings.

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  • 8. 

    Saturns ring are made out of moons (its moons that orbit around it).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yup! Every single rock or pice of dust that makes its rings are all moons.

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  • 9. 

    Pluto is a planet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Nooooooooo! Pluto was claimed a planet when it was discovered by astronomer Clyde William Tombaugh in 1930 but now we realised that its too small to be a planet. And get this: other astronomers discovered in time different small planets that were not bigger than Pluto and one even a bit larger. Since they were like Nano planets they were classified in Dwarf Planets.

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  • 10. 

    Jupiter is the biggest planet in our Galaxy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Nope! Its only the biggest planet in our Solar System.

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  • 11. 

    Jupiter's days last 10 of our hours

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes.

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  • 12. 

    It takes Jupiter 11.8618 Earth Years to complete one orbit of the Sun.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes. This is because of its mass: more than the mass of all eight planets combined.

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  • 13. 

    Our planet and Mars have the same mass

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes they do.

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  • 14. 

    Water came from asteroids.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    yes. thats all i have to say.

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  • 15. 

    It takes four minutes for the light of a star to reach us.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. it takes 4 years. So from now on, whenever you see a star, your going to appreciate it... right?

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  • 16. 

    In Venus there is Hell.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Three words: Molten lava everywhere!

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  • 17. 

    The Sun's Core has a temperature of 15 million degrees Celsius.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Can you feel or imagine the heat?

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