Astronomy Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know why Pluto is no longer considered a planet? Do you know how long it takes Halley’s Comet to orbit the sun? Take the online astronomy quizzes to test your knowledge and learn more.
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    The earth is a tilted planet.  What is the degree of tilt?

When we look at the sky, all we see is blue or stars covering up the atmosphere. The quiz below is designed to help us see just how much you understood from the unit on astronomy so far. Give it a shot and jog your memory....

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    Why are certain telescopes in space?

Do you know enough about Astronomy? Take this quiz and find out

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    How many stars make up the Big Dipper?

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    The term Zodiac refers to 

Take this quiz and learn more about cosmology, planets, galaxies, asteroids, astro photography, the Big Bang and black hole!

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 1602   |  Last updated: Dec 17, 2019
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    Darkest part of shadow of moon or Earth.

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What is the order of the planets in our solar system?
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What is the difference between Astrology and Horoscope?
Astrology concerns the motions and the speed of stars and planets. Believers of astrology believe that it is a reputable way of determining someone's chances or outcomes in life, as it reveals a lot about the future. Astrology attempts to create some
Which model accurately describes the view of the solar system first developed by the Greeks?
The answer to this is letter B. The planets are known to revolve around the sun. The sun is actually a start that helps provide the heat needed by earth so that it will not freeze over. Earth is the planet where we live but there are other planets th
What is the difference between a comet and an asteroid?
The main difference between asteroids and comets to each other are the components that make up these two heavenly bodies. Comets are normally made of dust, ice, and other rocky materials. Asteroids, on the other hand, are made out of metal and rocks.
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