Quiz: Do You Really Know About Universe?

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Quiz: Do You Really Know About Universe?

Have you wondered What is Universe and How big it is? In a nutshell, the Universe is the whole of all matter, energy, planets, galaxies and space. It contains billions of galaxies, each containing millions or billions of stars. The space between the stars and galaxies is largely empty. So let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is a terrestrial planet?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Saturn

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Neptune

    • E. 

      Uranus

  • 2. 
    Where are long-period comets known to have come from?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      The Asteroid Belt

    • D. 

      The Kuiper Belt

    • E. 

      The Oort Cloud

  • 3. 
    How do most people think the Asteroid Belt was formed?
    • A. 

      A planet exploded into rocks.

    • B. 

      Most of the rocks from Mars fell of between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The Kuiper Belt

    • B. 

      The Oort Cloud

    • C. 

      Not Here

  • 5. 
     A collection of hundreds of stars around a common centre is called a:
    • A. 

      Solar system

    • B. 

      Galaxy

    • C. 

      Light year

    • D. 

      Planet

  • 6. 
    The name of the galaxy in which our solar system is situated is the:
    • A. 

      Andromeda

    • B. 

      Milky Way

    • C. 

      Clouds of Magellan

    • D. 

      Planet earth

  • 7. 
    The distance that light travels in one year is called
    • A. 

      A light year

    • B. 

      A light ray

    • C. 

      An astronomical unit

    • D. 

      Kilometre

  • 8. 
    What planet is the most like Earth?
    • A. 

      Pluto

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    What is the approximate age of the universe?
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      15 billion years

    • C. 

      15 million years 

    • D. 

      Undetermined 

  • 10. 
    What is the order of planets from farthest to closest from the sun?
    • A. 

      Mercury, Pluto, Venus, Earth, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

    • B. 

      Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto

    • C. 

      Pluto, Neptune, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Mars, Earth, Venus and Mercury

    • D. 

      Pluto, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Earth, Venus and Mercury