Solar System Questions! Earth Science Trivia Quiz

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Solar System Questions! Earth Science Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Sun is a giant ball of exploding gas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The chromosphere of the sun is composed of solid hydrogen and helium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Venus could support human life because of its atmosphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Mars is known as the Red Planet due to the abundance of iron-oxide on the planet's surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    It takes the Earth 365.25 days to orbit the sun one time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In a solar eclipse, the moon blocks the sun and prevents its light from reaching Earth, while a lunar eclipse happens when the moon is in the Earth’s shadow, preventing the moon from reflecting the Sun’s light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Two factors that contribute to Jupiter’s stormy atmosphere are its distance from the sun and the lack of pressure on the planet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Saturn’s rings are made up of a variety of gases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The presence of methane gas in the atmosphere of Uranus gives the planet it’s blue-green appearance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Neptune is a rocky planet with a lot of cobalt in the rock to give it its blue appearance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Some comets orbit the sun, some orbit other planets or stars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    All meteorites completely burn in our atmosphere before hitting the surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False