The Ultimate Astronomy Trivia

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Astronomy Quizzes & Trivia

Brush your knowledge on Astronomy with these quiz questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a blue moon?
    • A. 

      Sad Moon

    • B. 

      Second Full Moon In 1 Month

    • C. 

      When The Moon Can't Be Seen

    • D. 

      Blue-Colored Moon

  • 2. 
    What space object did some ancient cultures rely on to tell the passage of time?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Comet

    • C. 

      Asteroid

    • D. 

      Moon

  • 3. 
    What is caused when the Moon moves into the Earth's shadow?
    • A. 

      Lunar Eclipse

    • B. 

      Shadow Play

    • C. 

      Solar Eclipse

    • D. 

      Shadowing

  • 4. 
    The word "lunar" means something related to what?
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Shadow

    • C. 

      Moon

    • D. 

      Sun

  • 5. 
    What are the huge storms that the sun produces called?
    • A. 

      Solar Storms

    • B. 

      Thunderstorms

    • C. 

      Lunar Storms

    • D. 

      Lightning

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a planet in our solar system?
    • A. 

      Moon

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Venus

  • 7. 
    Which planet has a great red spot that is probably a large storm?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Uranus

    • D. 

      Jupiter

  • 8. 
    What is Jupiter mostly made of?
    • A. 

      Storms

    • B. 

      Ice

    • C. 

      Dust

    • D. 

      Gas

  • 9. 
    Where is the asteroid belt found?
    • A. 

      Between Mars And Jupiter

    • B. 

      Near The Center Of The Solar System

    • C. 

      At The End Of The Universe

    • D. 

      Near The Sun

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a famous astronomer for whom a comet was named?
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Edward Comets

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Edmund Halley

  • 11. 
    What does Earth's tilted axis mainly affect?
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Speed Of The Spin

    • C. 

      Seasons And Climate

    • D. 

      Cloud Cover

  • 12. 
    What planet in our solar system has the most liquid water on its surface?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Neptune

  • 13. 
    What agency maintains the U.S. space program?
    • A. 

      UPS

    • B. 

      USPS

    • C. 

      NASA

    • D. 

      NOAA

  • 14. 
    What does the first "A" in NASA stand for?
    • A. 

      Attitude

    • B. 

      Aeronautics

    • C. 

      Astronomy

    • D. 

      Astronauts

  • 15. 
    What instrument is used to look far-away objects?
    • A. 

      Telescope

    • B. 

      Telegraph

    • C. 

      Telephone

    • D. 

      Forceps

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