Ultimate Facts About The Sun! Trivia Quiz

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 50

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Ultimate Facts About The Sun! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ____________ are powerful magnetic fields that block the flow of gases from beneath the photosphere.
  • 2. 
    What is the sun made out of ?
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Volcanoes

    • C. 

      Gases

    • D. 

      Red Die

  • 3. 
    Who was the first to use a telescope for astronomy?
    • A. 

      Galileo Galilei

    • B. 

      Andromeda Galaxy

    • C. 

      George Bush

    • D. 

      Zack Efron

  • 4. 
    The Sun is classified as a moderately large
    • A. 

      White tall

    • B. 

      Orange dwarf

    • C. 

      Yellow dwarf

  • 5. 
    List four ways the sun is important to our solar system?
  • 6. 
    Which of the following objects does NOT travel around the Sun?
    • A. 

      Comets

    • B. 

      Asteroids

    • C. 

      Moons

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 7. 
    What is the galaxy star closest to us (Earth)?
    • A. 

      Big Dipper

    • B. 

      Saturn

    • C. 

      Sun

    • D. 

      North Star

  • 8. 
    What is a very large group of stars and planets that includes the Sun and its solar system called?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Milky Way

    • C. 

      Solar System

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 9. 
    What are the sun and the celestial bodies that orbit the sun, including planets, satellites, asteroids, comets, dust, and gas called? 
    • A. 

      Asteroid Belt

    • B. 

      Planets

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

    • D. 

      Solar System

  • 10. 
    Stars are bigger than the planets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Dark areas on the surface of the sun are called _____________________
    • A. 

      Sunspots

    • B. 

      Solar flare

  • 12. 
    Burst of energy from the sun's atmosphere is called ___________________________
    • A. 

      Main sequence

    • B. 

      Solar flare

  • 13. 
    The distance light travels in one year.
    • A. 

      Magnitude

    • B. 

      Light year

  • 14. 
    Particles are thrown into space from the sun.
    • A. 

      Solar flare

    • B. 

      Solar wind

  • 15. 
    Group of stars, gas and dust.
    • A. 

      Universe

    • B. 

      Galaxy

  • 16. 
    The brightness of a star.
    • A. 

      Magnitude

    • B. 

      Fusion

  • 17. 
    The surface of the sun.
    • A. 

      Photosphere

    • B. 

      Corona

  • 18. 
    Atmosphere of the sun.
    • A. 

      Photosphere

    • B. 

      Corona

  • 19. 
    Solar energy is produce by _______________________
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Waves

  • 20. 
    Energy from the sun travels in ____________________________
    • A. 

      Waves

    • B. 

      Bursts

  • 21. 
    In which layer do sunspots occur?
    • A. 

      Photosphere

    • B. 

      Core

  • 22. 
    Which layer is the hottest part of the sun?
    • A. 

      Photosphere

    • B. 

      Core

  • 23. 
    Absolute magnitude of a star depends on
    • A. 

      Absolute dullness

    • B. 

      Absolute brightness

  • 24. 
    Temperature of a star can be detected by its
    • A. 

      Shape

    • B. 

      Color

  • 25. 
    Is this the proper sequence of a change for a star like our sun: 1. A swirling cloud of dust, a nebula, become a small, cool star 2. A protostar grows in mass and its temperature rises until it begins to glow 3.  The star uses up most of its fuel and grows to become a red giant 4.  The star shrinks and becomes a white dwarf
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False