Astronomy Quizzes & Trivia

Are you a trivia star? Then you’ll want to take our astronomically interesting trivia quizzes! From Sirius to Spica, Canopus to Capella, and Arcturus to Altair, we have a galaxy of stars waiting for you. Blast off into trivia fun with our quizzes! Space is an amazing place, from our own solar system to the outer reaches of the galaxy. Show off your knowledge of astronomy by acing our trivia quizzes.

Can you name the signs of the zodiac? Do you know why Pluto’s no longer a planet? Do you know how long it takes Halley’s Comet to orbit the sun? If you do, you’ll be sure to do well with our trivia quizzes. Get your head out of the Cosmos and into our trivia quizzes today!
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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 7741   |  Last updated: Dec 17, 2019
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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....

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 3395   |  Last updated: Dec 12, 2019
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    Why are certain telescopes in space?



Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 3226   |  Last updated: Dec 17, 2019
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    Which of the following models accurately describes the view of the solar system first developed by the Greeks?

Astronomy is the scientific study of the planets, celestial objects, comets and galaxies. According to NASA, it's just the research study about the stars, planet and space which is related to the evolution, physics,...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1933   |  Last updated: Jun 14, 2019
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    How many types of particles does an atom contain?

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

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 650   |  Last updated: Mar 14, 2015
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    How many stars make up the Big Dipper?

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Astronomy Questions & Answers


What is the order of the planets?
1. Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto2. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto3. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto4. Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Satur
What do the blue-shifted spectral lines of the star Sirius tell you about it?
Many people are probably not aware of the names of stars unless they actually study the stars or they are a scientist. Sirius is probably the brightest star in the night sky. Another bright star is called the Canopus, but it is only the second bright
Which of the following models 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
When does eclipse season occur?
There are two times during the year when an eclipse happens. The season for when the eclipse takes places lasts a little over thirty days. The reason an eclipse takes places has to do with the Earth, moon and sun. An eclipse takes place when the Eart
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