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Astronomy And Physics Quiz

Challenging Astronomy quiz 8 Questions.

 
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In which Month is the Earth furthest from the Sun?

  • January
  • March
  • July
  • December

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Which is the closest star to the Earth?

  • Beta Orionis
  • Proxima Centauri
  • Alpha Ursae Minoris
  • Tom Cruise

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Roughly how long is 1 AU (Astronomical Unit)?

  • 500,000,000 Miles
  • 24,000 Miles
  • 93,000,000 Miles
  • 250,000 Miles

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Which French Astronomer devised a system to catalogue certain objects in space?

  • Charles Messier
  • Pierre-Simon Laplace
  • Urbain Le Verrier
  • Jacques Cassini

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Traveling at the speed of light, roughly how long would it take to go to the Moon?

  • 28 Days
  • 365 Days
  • 1.28 Seconds
  • 28 Minutes

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Which is the highest mountain in the Solar system?

  • Caloris Montes (Mercury)
  • Maat Mons (Venus)
  • Mount Everest (Earth)
  • Olymus Mons (Mars)

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How many planets have, to date (2015), been discovered to have ring systems?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

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What percentage of Earth's gravity does Mars have?

  • 17%
  • 38%
  • 1.7%
  • 7.1%

 

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