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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Our Solar System?

Edited By: Shai Kuritzky
 Earth, as you may know, doesn't just float in the middle of space. No, we have a street address, you might say. We live in a solar neighborhood. The sun and the other planets in our solar system are our close neighbors, and as time passes we learn more and more about them, even thinking of reaching them. Do you know our neighborhood? How about you take our solar system quiz and find out?
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Which was formed first, the Earth or the Moon?
Earth
Moon
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What was the name of the first spacecraft to reach the moon?
Luna 1 in 1959
Apollo 13 in 1969
Luna 2 in 1969
Apollo 11 in 1967
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The sun is as wide as....
20,000 earths
12,000 earths
1,200 earths
110 earths
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How many earths can fit INSIDE the sun?
1,300,000 earths
1,300 earths
130 earths
150,000 earths
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What is the sun MOSTLY made of?
Helium
Hydrogen
Carbon
Lead
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How long does the light of the sun take to reach us here on Earth?
8 minutes
15 minutes
30 seconds
Instantly
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Jupiter's moons can be seen at night without a telescope
True
False
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Jupiter has the longest days of all the planets
Actually, Jupiter has some of the shortest days
True
False
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The gravity on Mars is...
37% less strong than Earth
75% less strong than Earth
Half the gravity of Earth
Exactly the same as Earth
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The tallest mountain on Mars is called...
Olympus Mons
Everest-Mars
Babel Mountain
Babylon Mountain
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Compared to mount Everest, this mountain is...
Half the size
3 times as tall
Twice as tall
Only 1 kilometer tall
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How many hours does Mars have in a day?
24
12
20
36
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Which is the coldest planet in our solar system?
Uranus
Saturn
Jupiter
Neptune
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The HOTTEST planet in our solar system is...
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Jupiter
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Which planet has the longest YEAR?
Neptune
Saturn
Uranus
Jupiter
Land-Lover
solar system quiz: woman drinking coffee
 
You don't need to look up at the stars. You consider yourself down-to-earth and take interest on things that may actually affect you. You are practical and logical, and those are not bad things to be!
Beginner Astronaut
solar system quiz: boy astronaut
 
You definitely have some knowledge of our solar system, enough to crown you a beginner astronomer! You have a bit more to learn, and the solar system awaits you. There's so much to learn and understand about it!
Expert Astronaut
solar system quiz: astronaut
 
You are a spaceman! You were born too early, you should have been born 1000 years from now so you can explore the galaxy yourself! Unfortunately we're not there yet so your amazing knowledge will have to do. Way to go!
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