What Do You Know About Astronomy? Trivia Quiz!

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What Do You Know About Astronomy? Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the largest planet in our solar system?
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Jupiter

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Venus

  • 2. 
    Which planet has large orbiting rings?
    • A. 

      Saturn

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Uranus

  • 3. 
    What are rocky or metallic objects, most of which orbit the Sun in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter?
    • A. 

      Asteroids

    • B. 

      Comets

    • C. 

      Meteoroids

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are stars mostly made of?
    • A. 

      Solids

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Gases

  • 5. 
    Which star is closest to the Earth?
    • A. 

      Milky way

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Alpha Centauri C

  • 6. 
    The sun is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Planet

    • C. 

      Nebula

  • 7. 
    When is the sun closest to the earth each year?
    • A. 

      January 2

    • B. 

      March 5

    • C. 

      December 31

    • D. 

      January 1

  • 8. 
    In what year did the first moon walk occur?
    • A. 

      1940

    • B. 

      1959

    • C. 

      1969

    • D. 

      1926

  • 9. 
    How long does it take the moon to revolve around the earth?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      1 month

    • C. 

      2 days

    • D. 

      6 months

  • 10. 
    A comet's coma is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

  • 11. 
    List four differences between the surfaces and atmospheres of Mars and Earth?