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So You Think You Know The Solar System?

10 questions to test your knowledge about the planets, moons and other things found in our Solar System. 10 Questions.

 
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1

How many planets are there in our Solar System?

  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

2

What has Pluto been downgraded to?

  • An interstellar body
  • An asteroid
  • A dwarf planet

3

Which moon in our Solar System has been found to have lakes and rivers of liquid methane on its surface?

  • Titan
  • Io
  • Europa

4

Approximately how long does it take light to reach us from the Sun?

  • 6 minutes
  • 8 minutes
  • 10 minutes

5

Which is bigger... Earth or Venus?

  • Earth
  • Venus
  • They are both the same size

6

What is the name of the asteroid belt that lies roughly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter?

  • The Van Allen belt
  • The main asteroid belt
  • The Huygens belt

7

Which gas in their atmosphere makes Uranus and Neptune appear blue?

  • Methane
  • Sulphur
  • Fluorine

8

Approximately how many miles away is Earth from the Moon?

  • 238,000
  • 576,000
  • 814,000

9

Which planet's day is actually longer than its year?

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Mars

10

What is the biggest moon in the Solar System?

  • Titan
  • Triton
  • Ganymede

 

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