Sun Quizzes & Trivia

Did you know that, at this moment in time, one million Earth could actually fit inside the Sun, but that one day it will be the same size as the Earth? Or that the light from the Sun takes about eight minutes to get here? Or that the temperature inside the Sun can reach temperatures of 15 million degrees Celsius? So, the Sun is not only the biggest star in our Universe, but it is also very interesting.

Try answering questions like: “What is the sun made of?”, “Does the brightness of the Sun change over time?”, “What are the key areas of solar research today?” and ”Does the Sun have a surface?” and discover the things that’s right in front of your eyes!
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This is a 10 question quiz about the Sun.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 324   |  Last updated: Jan 15, 2013
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    About how old is the sun?

This quiz will determine the amount of knowledge acquired from this VFT exploring the Sun.

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 3422   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
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    How does the Sun rotate?

Test your knowledge about sun allergy or photodermatitis. Here is some information on sun allergy, which will help you score well in the quiz. Sun Allergy (Photodermatitis)

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 384   |  Last updated: Aug 14, 2020
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    What is photodermatitis?

FCAT Standard 17

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 419   |  Last updated: Jan 30, 2015
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    What is the outer most layer of the sun?

This is a quiz that represents some of the content covered in the final test.  These questions are considered easy.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 580   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2016
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    What is the outermost layer of the sun?


Sun Questions & Answers

What colour is the sun?
If you look at all the incoming photons, our star actually sends most of the photons in the green part of the spectrum. Our Sun appears yellow to us because of the atmosphere. High-spectrum photons — cyan, blue, and violet — can quickly s
What is the Sun?
The Sun is the star at the center of our solar system – this includes the inner solar system which consists of Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, the asteroid belt except Ceres which is considered as a dwarf planet such as Pallas, Davida, Eunomia
Why does the sun look yellow from earth?
It’s due to a phenomenon called diffraction. The sun is actually emitting white light which has a significant amount of blue-green waves along with other colors of the spectrum. The fusion process creates white light which after traveling to ea
When does solar eclipse occur?
When a shadow is cast by the moon, which partially or fully blocks the sunlight, a solar eclipse occurs. The absolute alignment of the moon, sun, and earth is imperative for the event to take place. This type of alignment overlaps with a new moon. A
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