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Saturn Quiz-all About Saturn - Quiz

Today we’re offering up all of our love for Saturn, the second-largest planet in the Solar System and the sixth from the Sun. What do you know about the wonderful gas giant? Let’s find out right now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many known moons are around Saturn?

    • A.

      84

    • B.

      62

    • C.

      34

    • D.

      150

    Correct Answer
    B. 62
    Explanation
    Saturn has a total of 82 known moons. These moons vary in size and composition, with some being large and spherical while others are small and irregularly shaped. The largest moon of Saturn is Titan, which is even larger than the planet Mercury. The correct answer of 62 may be a result of outdated information or a typographical error.

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  • 2. 

    Saturn is mostly made of _____?

    • A.

      Hydrogen

    • B.

      Water

    • C.

      Oxygen

    • D.

      Carbon Minoxide

    Correct Answer
    A. Hydrogen
    Explanation
    Saturn is mostly made of hydrogen. This is supported by scientific research and observations that show that the composition of Saturn's atmosphere is primarily hydrogen, with smaller amounts of helium and trace amounts of other elements. The presence of hydrogen is also consistent with Saturn's low density and its classification as a gas giant planet.

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  • 3. 

    How many spacecraft(s) have been to Saturn?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4 because there have been four spacecraft missions that have visited Saturn. These missions include Pioneer 11, Voyager 1, Voyager 2, and the Cassini-Huygens mission. These spacecraft have provided valuable data and images of Saturn and its moons, helping scientists to better understand this distant planet.

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  • 4. 

    How many miles is Saturn from the Sun?

    • A.

      886 thousand

    • B.

      86 million

    • C.

      886 million

    • D.

      64 million

    Correct Answer
    C. 886 million
    Explanation
    Saturn is approximately 886 million miles away from the Sun. This distance is determined by the average distance between Saturn and the Sun in their elliptical orbits.

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  • 5. 

    Saturn is the ______ largest planet in the solar system?

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Third

    • C.

      Last

    • D.

      Second

    Correct Answer
    D. Second
    Explanation
    Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system. This is because it has a diameter of about 74,900 miles, making it the second largest planet after Jupiter. Saturn's size and mass contribute to its distinct features, such as its iconic rings. It is known for its beautiful and prominent ring system, which consists of ice particles, rocks, and dust. The planet's size and unique characteristics make it a fascinating object of study for astronomers and scientists.

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