Astronomy Test: Would You Pass?

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  • 1. 
    Which Apollo mission was launched on April 11, 1970?
    • A. 

      Apollo 16

    • B. 

      Apollo 12

    • C. 

      Apollo 13

    • D. 

      Apollo 17

  • 2. 
    Which Apollo mission was launched on January 31, 1971?
    • A. 

      Apollo 14

    • B. 

      Apollo 17

    • C. 

      Apollo 12

    • D. 

      Apollo 8

  • 3. 
    How long does it take Mars to rotate on its axis?
    • A. 

      243 Earth Days

    • B. 

      58.7 Earth Days

    • C. 

      16 Hr 3 Min

    • D. 

      24 Hr 37 Min

  • 4. 
    Which planet is 92,897,000 miles from the sun?
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Uranus

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Pluto

  • 5. 
    Which planet is 483,000,000 miles from the sun?
    • A. 

      Pluto

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Mars

  • 6. 
    Which astronomical body is 3.67 billion miles from the sun?
    • A. 

      Mercury

    • B. 

      Jupiter

    • C. 

      Pluto

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 7. 
    What is Uranus' period of revolution around the sun?
    • A. 

      11.9 Earth Years

    • B. 

      84.01 Earth Years

    • C. 

      247.7 Earth Years

    • D. 

      29.46 Earth Years

  • 8. 
    What is the sixth planet from the sun?
    • A. 

      Saturn

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Uranus

    • D. 

      Mars

  • 9. 
    How many light years from the Sun is the nearest star?
    • A. 

      4.3 Light Years

    • B. 

      1 Light Year

    • C. 

      2607.4 Light Years

    • D. 

      132 Light Years

  • 10. 
    How long does it take light to travel from the Earth to the Moon?
    • A. 

      34 Seconds

    • B. 

      788 Seconds

    • C. 

      148 Seconds

    • D. 

      1.3 Seconds

  • 11. 
    Which is actually larger in size, the Earth's moon or Pluto?
    • A. 

      Approximately The Same Size

    • B. 

      Depends On How Far Away The Sun Is

    • C. 

      Pluto

    • D. 

      Earth's Moon

  • 12. 
    About how many days does it take for the moon to pass through all phases?
    • A. 

      365

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      29

  • 13. 
    What fraction of Earth's gravity is the Moon's gravity?
    • A. 

      One-Half

    • B. 

      Three-Fourths

    • C. 

      One-Sixth

    • D. 

      Two-Thirds

  • 14. 
    What does a reflecting telescope use to bend light?
    • A. 

      Mirrors

    • B. 

      Eyes

    • C. 

      Lenses

    • D. 

      Water

  • 15. 
    Which scientist proposed that the Sun was the center of the solar system?
    • A. 

      Galileo

    • B. 

      Nicolaus Copernicus

    • C. 

      Nikola Tesla

    • D. 

      Aristotle

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