Quiz: Can You Answer 22 Astronomy Questions Every Human Should Know?

How much do you know about space?

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 Jan 31, 2017
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Question: 1/22Pick your answer!


The largest moon in the Solar System is Jupiter’s Ganymede. True or false?
False
True

Question: 2/22Pick your answer!


What element is most of the sun made of?
Oxygen
Helium
Hydrogen

Question: 3/22Pick your answer!


Pluto’s surface area is smaller than which of the following countries?
Japan
Russia
Italy

Question: 4/22Pick your answer!


What type of sporting equipment did astronaut Alan Shepherd leave on the moon?
Footballs
Golf balls
Tennis balls

Question: 5/22Pick your answer!


What is the windiest planet in the solar system?
Saturn
Venus
Neptune

Question: 6/22Pick your answer!


Which is bigger: the sun or the largest known star, VY Canis Majoris?
The sun
VY Canis Majoris

Question: 7/22Pick your answer!


What percentage of the universe’s matter is invisible?
95%
75%
10%

Question: 8/22Pick your answer!


What component of Mars’s dust makes it look red?
Gold
Amber
Iron

Question: 9/22Pick your answer!


What is the hottest planet in the solar system?
Venus
Mercury
Neptune

Question: 10/22Pick your answer!


The moon is continuously moving away from the earth. True or false?
True
False

Question: 11/22Pick your answer!


What is the closest star to planet Earth?
VY Canis Majoris
Westerlund 1-26
The sun

Question: 12/22Pick your answer!


Which is the only planet not to be named after a mythological god?
Jupiter
Earth
Mars

Question: 13/22Pick your answer!


How often is a new star born into our galaxy?
Every 18 days
Once a month
Once a year

Question: 14/22Pick your answer!


How long does it take the sun’s rays to reach Earth?
Around 8 minutes
An hour
Around 30 seconds

Question: 15/22Pick your answer!


Which of the following planets have NO rings?
Venus
Saturn
Neptune

Question: 16/22Pick your answer!


Mercury experiences extreme changes in temperature. True or false?
False
True

Question: 17/22Pick your answer!


Which planet spins backwards relative to the other planets?
Mars
Jupiter
Venus

Question: 18/22Pick your answer!


Which of the planets has the longest day?
Mercury
Earth
Venus

Question: 19/22Pick your answer!


Which planet is closest to the earth?
Pluto
Mercury
Neptune

Question: 20/22Pick your answer!


The sun is continuously growing. True or false?
True
False

Question: 21/22Pick your answer!


How many stars are in the Milky Way?
Over 100 million
Over 100 trillion
Over 100 billion

Question: 22/22Pick your answer!


How long would a day on Mercury last in Earth time?
A year
Half a day
6 months
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