Quiz: Planets Of The Solar System! Trivia

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Quiz: Planets Of The Solar System! Trivia

Are you familiar with the planets of the solar system? Do you believe you have enough knowledge to pass this quiz? The solar system is bound by gravity, where the Sun is the center and objects orbit the Sun directly. We have eight planets that orbit this giant star; try this quiz if you want to learn more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which planet is closest to the sun?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Mercury

    • D. 

      Mars

    • E. 

      Jupiter

  • 2. 
    NASA robots Spirt and Opportunity were sent to explore which planet?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Uranus

    • C. 

      Saturn

    • D. 

      Mars

    • E. 

      Mercury

  • 3. 
    Which of these is a moon of the planet Mars?
    • A. 

      Archos

    • B. 

      Phobos

    • C. 

      Ganymede

    • D. 

      Io

    • E. 

      Europa

  • 4. 
    What are the rings around Saturn made of?
    • A. 

      Rubbish

    • B. 

      Metal

    • C. 

      Ice and dust

    • D. 

      Spaceships

    • E. 

      Light

  • 5. 
    Which planet is the biggest in our solar system?
    • A. 

      Neptune

    • B. 

      Jupiter

    • C. 

      Uranus

    • D. 

      Earth

    • E. 

      Venus

  • 6. 
    Which of these objects is now considered a dwarf planet?
    • A. 

      The moon

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Neptune

    • D. 

      Pluto

    • E. 

      Saturn

  • 7. 
    Where did the planet Mercury's name come from?
    • A. 

      The metal

    • B. 

      The roman messenger of the gods

    • C. 

      Temperature gauges

    • D. 

      An astronomer named 'Mercury'

    • E. 

      A competition

  • 8. 
    What is the farthest planet from our sun?
    • A. 

      Neptune

    • B. 

      Mercury

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Venus

    • E. 

      Jupiter

  • 9. 
    Why does Earth look blue from space?
    • A. 

      Because of the dark

    • B. 

      The sky reflecting back into space

    • C. 

      The sunlight bouncing off the moon

    • D. 

      The water on its surface

  • 10. 
    How many moons does Uranus have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      A dozen

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      27

    • E. 

      9

  • 11. 
    How wide is Jupiter?
    • A. 

      About the same size as Earth

    • B. 

      Twice as wide

    • C. 

      Half the size

    • D. 

      50 times as wide

    • E. 

      Eleven times as wide

  • 12. 
    Who discovered Uranus?
    • A. 

      Colonel Sanders

    • B. 

      William Herschel

    • C. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • D. 

      Buzz Lightyear

    • E. 

      Mr. Hubble

  • 13. 
    How long is a year on Jupiter?
    • A. 

      365 days

    • B. 

      Six months

    • C. 

      Twelve years

    • D. 

      50 years

    • E. 

      87 days

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