Quiz: 96% Of Adults Can't Answer These 15 Questions About Space. Can You?

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How well do you know the solar system? Is Pluto a planet? Let's find out.

Take this fun trivia quiz to see how well you know some basic knowledge about the fascinating planets in our solar system!

 Sep 19, 2017
1 of 15Choose the correct answer!
Which is the only planet where life has been proven to exist?
Venus
Jupiter
Earth
2 of 15Choose the correct answer!
What is the Sun?
A Star
A Moon
A Planet
3 of 15Choose the correct answer!
What do all the planets orbit?
Earth
The Milky Way
The Sun
4 of 15Choose the correct answer!
What is our galaxy called?
Tadpole
The Milky Way
Andromeda
5 of 15Choose the correct answer!
What is the Great Red Spot?
A smudge on the Hubble telescope
A moon orbiting Mars
A storm on Jupiter
6 of 15Choose the correct answer!
Saturn is famous for _________.
its atmospheric gases that make it appear red
being closest to the sun
its very noticeable rings
7 of 15Choose the correct answer!
Which of these phenomena happens on Mars?
Diamond Rain
Dust Storms
Hurricanes
8 of 15Choose the correct answer!
Human beings have set foot on ________.
Venus
Mars
the Moon
9 of 15Choose the correct answer!
_________ was considered the ninth planet in the solar system until the early 21st century.
Earth's Moon
Alpha Centauri
Pluto
10 of 15Choose the correct answer!
Most of the planets in the solar system (including Mercury, Venus, and Mars) are named after _________.
rulers who funded their exploration
the scientists who discovered them
Roman deities
11 of 15Choose the correct answer!
How long does it take Earth to make one rotation on its axis?
365 days
24 hours
12 hours
12 of 15Choose the correct answer!
Would you weigh less or more on Mars than you do on Earth?
More
The Same
Less
13 of 15Choose the correct answer!
What is the largest body in the solar system?
Mars
The Sun
Neptune
14 of 15Choose the correct answer!
What planet is closest to the Sun?
Venus
Neptune
Mercury
15 of 15Choose the correct answer!
Approximately how long does it take Earth to make one orbit around the Sun?
24 hours
28 days
365 days
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