Quiz: If You Answer These 18 Space Questions, You Should Be An Astronaut

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Calling all astronauts!

Find out if you truly have what it takes to become an astronaut by taking this quiz about space and the planets in our solar system.

 Mar 12, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these planets is the furthest from the sun?
Neptune
Earth
Venus

2 of 18Pick your answer!

Olympus Mons is a large volcanic mountain on which planet?
Pluto
Earth
Mars

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the name of the first satellite sent into space?
Geronimo
Sputnik
Fido

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Earth is located in which galaxy?
Starburst Galaxy
The Milky Way Galaxy
Andromeda Galaxy

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Human beings have set foot on Mars.
False
True

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Which planet is the most famous for its rings?
Mercury
Saturn
Jupiter

7 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the sun?
A star
A planet
A moon

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on _______.
Venus
The moon
Jupiter

9 of 18Pick your answer!

What is Mars' nickname?
The Lumpy Planet
The Red Planet
The Lonely Planet

10 of 18Pick your answer!

Which force holds us to the Earth?
Friction
Tension
Gravity

11 of 18Pick your answer!

The first person to reach space, Yuri Gagarin, came from what country?
Cuba
Russia
Japan

12 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these planets has the most moons?
Pluto
Earth
Jupiter

13 of 18Pick your answer!

Which planet is sometimes known as the Evening Star?
Venus
Neptune
Mercury

14 of 18Pick your answer!

How many stars are in the Milky Way?
More than 100 billion
More than 1 million
More than 1 thousand

15 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these planets is closest to the sun?
Venus
Uranus
Mercury

16 of 18Pick your answer!

A Light Year measures ______.
Time
Distance

17 of 18Pick your answer!

What country did America compete against in the "Space Race"?
Russia
Argentina
Germany

18 of 18Pick your answer!

This planet is the brightest in our sky and can sometimes by seen with the naked eye.
Jupiter
Venus
Mars
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