The Ultimate Astronomy Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is Mercury's period of revolution around the sun?
    • A. 

      164.79 Earth Years

    • B. 

      88 Earth Days

    • C. 

      365.26 Days

    • D. 

      247.7 Earth Years

  • 2. 
    What is Pluto's period of revolution around the sun?
    • A. 

      365.26 Days

    • B. 

      247.7 Earth Years

    • C. 

      88 Earth Days

    • D. 

      225 Earth Days

  • 3. 
    What is the second planet in distance from the sun?
    • A. 

      Mercury

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Venus

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 4. 
    What is seventh planet in order of distance from the sun?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Uranus

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Venus

  • 5. 
    What astrological sign starts on January 21st?
    • A. 

      Scorpio

    • B. 

      Taurus

    • C. 

      Aquarius

    • D. 

      Gemini

  • 6. 
    Which planet could all of the other planets fit into?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Saturn

    • C. 

      Uranus

    • D. 

      Mars

  • 7. 
    Which planet is named for the Roman goddess of love?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Saturn

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 8. 
    What is the largest planet in the solar system?
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Jupiter

    • C. 

      Mercury

    • D. 

      Neptune

  • 9. 
    What are the big holes and dents found on the Moon called?
    • A. 

      Impressions

    • B. 

      Craters

    • C. 

      Critters

    • D. 

      Moles

  • 10. 
    What is Earth's nearest neighbor in space?
    • A. 

      The Moon

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      The Sun

    • D. 

      Jupiter

  • 11. 
    How many moons does Earth have?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      0

  • 12. 
    What are the first four planets in the solar system called?
    • A. 

      Inner Planets

    • B. 

      Outer Planets

    • C. 

      Small Straight

    • D. 

      Group One

  • 13. 
    What causes the moon to shine?
    • A. 

      Reflected Sunlight

    • B. 

      A Moon Volcano

    • C. 

      The Earth

    • D. 

      A Big Flashlight

  • 14. 
    What are the "Big Dipper" and "Orion" examples of in the night sky?
    • A. 

      Asteroids

    • B. 

      Comets

    • C. 

      Constellations

    • D. 

      Novas

  • 15. 
    How many planets are there in the solar system?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      33

    • D. 

      12

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