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Planets of the Solar System Quiz

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1

Which planet is famous for its vast "red spot"?

  • Jupiter
  • Trition
  • Venus

2

Which of the following planets is not a gas giant?

  • Venus
  • Uranus
  • Neptune

3

What is the sixth closest planet to the Sun?

  • Neptune
  • Saturn
  • Jupiter

4

Which is the second largest planet in the solar system?

  • Jupiter
  • Earth
  • Saturn

5

What well known atmospheric phenomenon causes Venus to have the highest maximum surface temperature of any planet in the solar system?

  • The aurora borealis
  • The greenhouse effect
  • Tornados

6

The word "planet" derives from the Ancient Greek for

  • God
  • Turnip
  • Wanderer

7

The Asteroid Belt lies between the orbits of which two planets?

  • Mars, Jupiter
  • Jupiter, Saturn
  • Mercury, Venus

8

Which planet has no rings?

  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Venus

9

Which planet is closest to the Earth?

  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Neptune

10

Which phenomenon is responsible for it being impossible to view both sides of the moon from the earth?

  • Tidal locking
  • Blind chance
  • Orbital precession

 

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