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Awesome Universe Quiz

Test your knowledge of astronomy. 8 Questions.

 
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1

What is the closest galaxy to the Milky Way?

  • Whirlpool
  • Andromeda
  • Pinwheel
  • Sombrero

2

Which constellation is shaped like a house?

  • Balance
  • Sagitterius
  • Cepheus
  • Pegasus

3

On what planet is the biggest volcano in the solar system?

  • Mars
  • Mercury
  • Earth
  • Venus

4

Other than the sun, what is the closest star to earth?

  • Sirius
  • Betelgeuse
  • Polaris
  • Proxima Centauri

5

What is the 8th planet from the sun?

  • Neptune
  • Pluto
  • Uranus
  • Mars

6

Which meteor shower occurs in December?

  • Perseids
  • Orionid
  • Geminids
  • Draconid

7

What is a supernova?

  • A dying star
  • Birth of a new star
  • The beginning of a black hole
  • Two galaxies colliding

8

In what year did a major solar flare disrupt long distance phone communications in the U.S.A.?

  • 2003
  • 1989
  • 2000
  • 1972

 

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