Solar System Quizzes & Trivia

Our local corner of the universe takes up one tiny fraction of one arm of one tiny galaxy among billions of others … but it’s still home, sweet home. Are you an expert on the solar system from the inner planets all the way out to Neptune? Can you separate the terrestrial worlds from the gas giants?

Do you know the Kuiper Belt from the OortCloud … and are you still bummed out about Pluto’s demotion? Can you name the two planets that rotate in the reverse direction from the rest? If you love everything about the little nook of the Milky Way where we make our home, take our trivia quizzes about the solar system and prove your mettle!
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Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 7160   |  Last updated: Sep 16, 2020
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    Which planet receives the most energy from the sun?

The solar system is made up of the sun, the nine planets and other celestial bodies that orbit around it. Our solar system is believed to have been formed over 4 billion years ago. Below is a sixth-grade solar system quiz that...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 18116   |  Last updated: Sep 8, 2020
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    I'm the closest planet to the sun. 

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 4813   |  Last updated: Mar 16, 2020
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    Which of the following planets is surrounded by thick clouds that trap energy from the sun, making the planet incredibly warm

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 2430   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2020
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    Our sun is seen from outer space as a


Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 601   |  Last updated: Jun 22, 2020
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    List, in order from smallest to largest, the 4 levels of the Universe.

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Solar System Questions & Answers

Which five planets are closets to the sun?
The first five planets closest to the Sun are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Jupiter. Mercury is the smallest planet, but it is the closest to the Sun. The second closest is Venus, which is the brightest object in the sky. Then, there is Earth wher
How does the sun generate heat and light?
The correct answer to this question is A, Nuclear fusion. This fusion is a concept of both physics and chemistry. Not only does the Sun use it, but scientists use this fusion in labs all over the world. It can also produce energy. It does so by using
What can be described as burning rock or dust in Earth's atmosphere?
The correct answer to this question is meteorite. A meteor is defined as a chunk of burning rock or dust that is traveling through Earth's atmosphere. This rock or dust may have originally broken off from a comet or an asteroid. This burning rock or
Why is the sun important to our solar system?
All of the planets revolve around it. You could have other answers (don t worry if it says you are wrong and you know that is a way that the sun is important to our solar system are correct. The Sun is the most important thing to us on Earth. Withou
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