The Solar System Trivia Quiz: Ultimate Facts

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The Solar System Trivia Quiz: Ultimate Facts

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The earth and the moon are alike in that both
    • A. 

      Have liquid water

    • B. 

      Have satellites

    • C. 

      Have an atmosphere

    • D. 

      Are made of rock

  • 2. 
    The three main types of landforms that make of the moon's surface are
    • A. 

      Craters, equators, and gyrators

    • B. 

      Volcanoes, highlands, and eclipses

    • C. 

      Marias, santas, and domes

    • D. 

      Highlands, craters, and marias

  • 3. 
    The moon            in a close path around the earth.
    • A. 

      Revolves

    • B. 

      Comets

    • C. 

      Rotates

    • D. 

      Orbit

  • 4. 
    The moon's path around the Earth is called its                .
    • A. 

      Comets

    • B. 

      Satellite

    • C. 

      Orbit

    • D. 

      Axis

  • 5. 
    The Earth is the                largest planet.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Fourth

    • C. 

      Sixth

    • D. 

      Fifth

  • 6. 
    All nine planets in our solar system orbit around the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Earth takes about            year to orbit around the sun.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 8. 
    Some planets are made up of gasses and liquid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Saturn is not surrounded by a big flat ring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is a planet?
  • 11. 
    Can you name the planets in order starting from the sun?
  • 12. 
    The biggest planet is             ?
    • A. 

      Uranus

    • B. 

      Pluto

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 13. 
    What is the length of time it takes for the Earth to rotate around on its axis 360 degrees?
    • A. 

      50 minutes

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      30 days

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 14. 
    A                              is when the moon goes between the Earth and the Sun, and its shadow hits the Earth.
    • A. 

      Lunar eclipse

    • B. 

      Rotating Earth

    • C. 

      Solar Eclipse

    • D. 

      Never happens

  • 15. 
    A                                is when the moon is in the Earth's shadow so the moon is eclipsed by the Earth.
    • A. 

      Rotating axis

    • B. 

      Orbiting Earth

    • C. 

      Solar Eclipse

    • D. 

      Lunar Eclipse