Test Your Kowledge On Solar System! Trivia Questions

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Test Your Kowledge On Solar System! Trivia Questions

The solar system is a combined study of the sun, moon, stars and the planets. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to this study? Take up the quiz below and find out. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A solar system is
    • A. 

      A planet and all the objects that travel around it

    • B. 

      Planets and their moons

    • C. 

      A star and all the objects that travel around it

    • D. 

      Planets, moons, comets, and asteroids

  • 2. 
    Scale models help us to understand the Solar System because they
    • A. 

      Show how to travel to other planets

    • B. 

      Show relative size and distance of the planets

    • C. 

      Show which planets have rings

    • D. 

      Show which planets are rocky

  • 3. 
    Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are known as the
    • A. 

      Rocky planets

    • B. 

      Gas giants

    • C. 

      Inner planets

    • D. 

      Red giants

  • 4. 
    The inner planets are mostly
    • A. 

      Made of gases, with rings and many moons

    • B. 

      Hard and rocky, with rings and no atmosphere

    • C. 

      Hard and rocky, with craters and few moons

    • D. 

      Made of gases, with no atmosphere

  • 5. 
    Earth has day and night because
    • A. 

      It revolves around the Sun

    • B. 

      Its orbit is an ellipse

    • C. 

      Its axis is tilted

    • D. 

      It rotates on its axis

  • 6. 
    We see the Moon's phases because
    • A. 

      We see different amounts of the Moon's lighted surface

    • B. 

      The Moon changes in shape and size

    • C. 

      The amount of the Moon that gets lighted by the Sun changes

    • D. 

      The Moon orbits the Sun and is sometimes behind it

  • 7. 
    A year on another planet may be longer than a year on Earth because
    • A. 

      The planet is bigger than Earth

    • B. 

      The planet is closer to the Sun than Earth

    • C. 

      The planet rotates more slowly than Earth

    • D. 

      The planet has a bigger orbit than Earth

  • 8. 
    Earth has seasons because
    • A. 

      It has perihelion and aphelion

    • B. 

      It has a tilted axis and it revolves around the Sun

    • C. 

      It rotates in a clockwise direction

    • D. 

      It has water

  • 9. 
    What is the scientific name for "shooting star"?
    • A. 

      Asteroid

    • B. 

      Comet

    • C. 

      Meteor

    • D. 

      Constellation

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