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The Solar System Quiz!!!

Facts and figures about our Solar System. 10 Questions.

 
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Which is the hottest planet in the Solar System?

  • Mars
  • Mercury
  • Jupiter
  • Venus

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Which is the fifth closest planet to the sun?

  • Uranus
  • Saturn
  • Jupiter
  • Mars

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How old is our sun estimated to be?

  • 6.23 billion years
  • 4.57 billion years
  • 5.47 billion years
  • 8.41 billion years

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How many known moons does Uranus have?

  • 27
  • 6
  • 32
  • 14

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Who first discovered that Jupiter was a planet?

  • Copernicus
  • Herschel
  • Galileo
  • Unknown

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If it takes light from the sun 8mins 19sec to reach Earth, approximately how long would it take to reach Mars?

  • 10mins 13secs
  • 22mins 22secs
  • 12mins 47secs
  • 24mins 52secs

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"The Great Dark Spot" can be found on which "gas giant" planet?

  • Uranus
  • Neptune
  • Saturn
  • Jupiter

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Which of the following planets did the Voyager 2 space probe not fly by?

  • Neptune
  • Saturn
  • Jupiter
  • Venus

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Which planet rotates about its axis in the opposite direction to other planets in the Solar System?

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars

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Which of these following natural satellites is the fifth largest in the Solar System, relative to the size of the planet it orbits?

  • Phobos
  • Europa
  • The Moon
  • Titan

 

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