Amazing Trivia Quiz On Astronomy

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  • 1. 
    The first black hole was observed in which constellation?
    • A. 

      Hercules

    • B. 

      Orion

    • C. 

      Cygnus

    • D. 

      Draco

  • 2. 
    How many moveable radio telescopes make up a "Very Large Array" telescope?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      37

    • D. 

      6

  • 3. 
    All of these lunar seas make up the man in the Moon except which one?
    • A. 

      Serenity

    • B. 

      Vapors

    • C. 

      Tranquility

    • D. 

      Clouds

  • 4. 
    During which month does the full moon known as the Snow Moon occur?
    • A. 

      February

    • B. 

      December

    • C. 

      May

    • D. 

      September

  • 5. 
    During which month is the full moon called the Egg Moon?
    • A. 

      January

    • B. 

      April

    • C. 

      October

    • D. 

      July

  • 6. 
    According to Native Americans, which fruit was June's full moon?
    • A. 

      Raspberry

    • B. 

      Cherry

    • C. 

      Strawberry

    • D. 

      Tomato

  • 7. 
    Which of these is the largest constellation?
    • A. 

      Cassiopeia

    • B. 

      Crux

    • C. 

      Hydra

    • D. 

      Ursa Major

  • 8. 
    What does the name of the constellation Antlia mean?
    • A. 

      Antler

    • B. 

      The Airpump

    • C. 

      Horned Beast

    • D. 

      Buck

  • 9. 
    At which latitude is the D&M pyramid on Mars located?
    • A. 

      Arctan(E/Pi) Degrees N

    • B. 

      Arctan(E/Pi) Degrees S

    • C. 

      Tan(E/Pi) Degrees N

    • D. 

      Tan(E/Pi) Degrees S

  • 10. 
    Which of Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion states that each planet has an elliptical orbit with the sun at one focus?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Fourth

    • D. 

      Third

  • 11. 
    Which of Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion states that the square of the period is proportional to the cube of its mean distance?
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Third

    • C. 

      Fourth

    • D. 

      First

  • 12. 
    Who was the professor that trained Apollo astronauts for geological ventures on the moon?
    • A. 

      Bob Gilruth

    • B. 

      Deke Slayton

    • C. 

      Max Faget

    • D. 

      Lee Silver

  • 13. 
    How many times brighter is a full moon than a half moon?
    • A. 

      8 Times

    • B. 

      10 Times

    • C. 

      5 Times

    • D. 

      2 Times

  • 14. 
    The first node to the International Space Station is named "Zarya". What does Zarya mean in Russian?
    • A. 

      Rebirth

    • B. 

      Unity

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Sunrise

  • 15. 
    Who was the last person to set foot on the moon in 1972?
    • A. 

      Dave Scott

    • B. 

      Charlie Duke

    • C. 

      Eugene Cernan

    • D. 

      John Young

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