Year 9 Science - Exploring The Universe

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 192

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Universe Quizzes & Trivia

Complete the quiz and answer the questions as best as you possibly can. This will help with your exam preparation at the end of week 4! Do the quiz as many times as you can until you get 100%


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does NASA stand for?
    • A. 

      North American Space Administration

    • B. 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

    • C. 

      National Astrology and Science Administration

    • D. 

      Never Accept Substances from Aliens

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the first man-made satellite sent into space?
    • A. 

      Voyager I

    • B. 

      Sputnik I

    • C. 

      SkyLab

    • D. 

      Sputnik II

  • 3. 
    What was the first animal sent into space?
    • A. 

      Fruit Fly

    • B. 

      Monkey

    • C. 

      Dog

    • D. 

      Elephant

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the first animal sent into space?
    • A. 

      Albert

    • B. 

      Alwin

    • C. 

      Laika

    • D. 

      Lucy

  • 5. 
    What was the name of the first man in space?
    • A. 

      Yuri Gagarin

    • B. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • C. 

      Buzz Aldrin

    • D. 

      Michael Collins

  • 6. 
    What country was this man from?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Russia/Soviet Union

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 7. 
    What year did Neil Armstrong walk on the moon?
    • A. 

      1968

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      2009

    • D. 

      1969

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the current space station?
    • A. 

      International Space Station

    • B. 

      MIR

    • C. 

      Skylab

    • D. 

      International Scientific research Station

  • 9. 
    What is our sun also known as?
    • A. 

      The big yellow thing

    • B. 

      Sol

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      G2V

  • 10. 
    What are the 6 layers of the sun in order from the outside to the middle?
    • A. 

      Corona, Chromosphere, Photosphere, Convective Zone, Radiative Zone, Core

    • B. 

      Chromosphere, Convective Zone, Photosphere, Radiatve Zone, Core, Corona

    • C. 

      Core, Radiatve Zone, Convective Zone, Photosphere, Chromosphere, Corona

    • D. 

      The outer layer, Middle layer, inner layer, centre.

  • 11. 
    What letter classification is our sun?
    • A. 

      G

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      F

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the closest star to our solar system?
    • A. 

      Rigil Kentaurus

    • B. 

      Wolf 359

    • C. 

      Proxima Centuri

    • D. 

      Sirius A and B

  • 13. 
    How far away is this star from our soloar system?
    • A. 

      4.7 Light years

    • B. 

      4.2 Light years

    • C. 

      45million km

    • D. 

      22billion km

  • 14. 
    The sun is ________________ away from the Earth.
  • 15. 
    What is a Nebula?
  • 16. 
    What is a sun spot?
  • 17. 
    What happens to stars when they die?
  • 18. 
    Why did NASA smash 2 satellites into the moon?
  • 19. 
    How long does it take for light from the sun to reach Earth?
  • 20. 
    What are stars and how do they generate their heat and light?
  • 21. 
    What is Voyager II?
  • 22. 
    Name the planets in our solar system from the sun.
  • 23. 
    Why is Pluto no longer a planet?