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?
Which was formed first, the Earth or the Moon?
What was the name of the first manned spacecraft to reach the moon?
The sun is as wide as....
How many earths can fit INSIDE the sun?
What is the sun MOSTLY made of?
How long does the light of the sun take to reach us here on Earth?
Jupiter's moons can be seen at night without a telescope
Jupiter has the longest days of all the planets
Actually, Jupiter has some of the shortest days
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
The tallest mountain on Mars is called...
Compared to mount Everest, this mountain is...
How many hours does Mars have in a day?
Which is the coldest planet in our solar system?
Even though it's not the most distant planet, it is still the coldest because of its tilt, which causes it to retain very little heat.
The HOTTEST planet in our solar system is...
Mercury may be closer to the sun, but temperatures on Venus are higher due to the difference in their orbits.
Which planet has the longest YEAR?
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!
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!
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!