Science Sol 4.7 Test

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Solar System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the sun?
    • A. 

      The sun is a planet.

    • B. 

      The sun is another galaxy.

    • C. 

      The sun is another solar system.

    • D. 

      The sun is a star.

  • 2. 
    Which two planets are Gas Giants?
    • A. 

      Saturn and Jupiter.

    • B. 

      Jupiter and Mars.

    • C. 

      Saturn and Mars.

    • D. 

      Venus and Mercury.

  • 3. 
    Beginning with the closest to the sun, what is the correct order of the planets?
    • A. 

      Mercury, Mars, Earth, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus,and Neptune.

    • B. 

      Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus,and Neptune

    • C. 

      Mercury, Saturn, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Venus, Uranus,and Neptune.

    • D. 

      Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

  • 4. 
    What is the solar system?
    • A. 

      The solar system is all the stars in the galaxy.

    • B. 

      The solar system is the life cycle of a star, from yellow dwarf to red giant and then white dwarf.

    • C. 

      Our solar system is made up of the sun and everything that travels around it.

    • D. 

      The solar system is the sun, its corona, sun spots and flares.

  • 5. 
    Which planet is the hottest?
    • A. 

      Earth.

    • B. 

      Venus.

    • C. 

      Mars.

    • D. 

      Mercury.

  • 6. 
    There are planets in our solar system.
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Eight

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      One

  • 7. 
    These are all gas planets except:
    • A. 

      Saturn

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Uranus

  • 8. 
    All are characteristics of a planet except:
    • A. 

      It's made completely of rock.

    • B. 

      It has a round body

    • C. 

      It orbits a sun.

    • D. 

      It's large enough to have its own gravity.

  • 9. 
    When a planet moves around the sun, this is called a
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Spin

    • D. 

      Turn

  • 10. 
    What is the 5th planet from the sun?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Neptune

    • D. 

      Jupiter

  • 11. 
    Planets that are close to the sun
    • A. 

      Move through the asteroid belt

    • B. 

      Orbit faster than the outer planets

    • C. 

      Orbit slower than the outer planets

    • D. 

      Move closer and closer to the sun

  • 12. 
    Outer planets are known as planets while innter planets are known as planets.
    • A. 

      Rocky, gaseous

    • B. 

      Gaseous, rocky

    • C. 

      Rocky, smooth

    • D. 

      Smooth, rocky

  • 13. 
    The planets are terrestrial .
    • A. 

      Middle

    • B. 

      Outer

    • C. 

      Inner

    • D. 

      First and last

  • 14. 
    Inner Planets are:
    • A. 

      Far away from the sun

    • B. 

      Near to the sun

    • C. 

      Large

    • D. 

      Small

  • 15. 
    Which statement describes how the sun and the planets of our solar system are related?
    • A. 

      Planets revolve around the sun.

    • B. 

      The sun revolves around the planets.

    • C. 

      Planets rotate on their axes.

    • D. 

      The sun rotates on its axis.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following planets is closest to the sun?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Mercury

    • C. 

      Venus

    • D. 

      Neptune

  • 17. 
    The force that holds planets in their orbits is called
    • A. 

      Parallax

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 18. 
    The four distant planets are made mostly of
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Rock

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 19. 
    A _____________  is a group of planets and their moons that orbit a central star.
    • A. 

      Galaxy

    • B. 

      Comet

    • C. 

      Astroid

    • D. 

      Solar system

  • 20. 
    Which group of planets are known as the gas giants?
    • A. 

      The in between

    • B. 

      The inner

    • C. 

      The outer

    • D. 

      First and last

  • 21. 
    All the  _________________   revolve around the Sun in the same direction.
    • A. 

      Stars

    • B. 

      Moons

    • C. 

      Comets

    • D. 

      Planets

  • 22. 
    Which of the following planets is the only one where life is known to exist?
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 23. 
    Which of the following outer planets is the 7th from the sun, blue-green in color and tilts way over on its axis?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Uranus

    • D. 

      Pluto

  • 24. 
    Which of the following planets in our solar system takes the least time to orbit the Sun.
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Jupiter

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 25. 
    What planet is similar to Earth in size and mass.
    • A. 

      Mercury

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Venus

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