Neptune Quiz

Neptune Quiz Questions

Neptune Full

Neptune Full (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who are credited with the discovery of Neptune?
a) Adams and Le Verrier
b) Hubble and Slipher
c) Lowell and Kelvin
d) Newton and Kepler

2) Galileo had observed Neptune. What did he think of it?
a) Satellite
b) Meteor
c) Asteroid
d) Star

3) Which is the outermost ring of Neptune?
a) Adams
b) Galatea
c) Leverrier
d) Galle

4) Who is Neptune in mythology?
a) God of the sky
b) God of the sea
c) God of Trees
d) God of Flowers

Photograph of the crescent planet Neptune (top...

Photograph of the crescent planet Neptune (top) and its moon Triton (center), taken by Voyager 2 during its 1989 flyby (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5) When was Triton discovered?
a) 1789
b) 1815
c) 1833
d) 1846

6) Who discovered Nerenid?
a) Neil Armstrong
b) Gerard Kuiper
c) Edwin Aldrin
d) George Patton

7) How many years does Neptune take to orbit the Sun?
a) 165
b) 176
c) 226
d) 314

Proteus, a moon of Neptune, is irregular, desp...

Proteus, a moon of Neptune, is irregular, despite being larger than the spheroidal Mimas. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) How many satellites of Neptune were discovered in 2002?
a) Three
b) Four
c) Five
d) Six

9) What is Neptune’s rotation period?
a) 16 hours 7 minutes
b) 24 hours
c) 36 hours 17 minutes
d) 28 hours

10) Which spacecraft discovered six satellites of Neptune in 1989?
a) Voyager 1
b) Voyager 2
c) Challenger
d) Luna

Neptune Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Who are credited with the discovery of Neptune?
a) Adams and Le Verrier

Astronomer Gerard Kuiper, after whom the Kuipe...

Astronomer Gerard Kuiper, (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2) Galileo had observed Neptune. What did he think of it?
d) Star

3) Which is the outermost ring of Neptune?
a) Adams

4) Who is Neptune in mythology?
b) God of the sea

5) When was Triton discovered?
d) 1846

6) Who discovered Nerenid?
b) Gerard Kuiper

7) How many years does Neptune take to orbit the Sun?
a) 165

8) How many satellites of Neptune were discovered in 2002?
b) Four

9) What is Neptune’s rotation period?
a) 16 hours 7 minutes

10) Which spacecraft discovered six satellites of Neptune in 1989?
b) Voyager 2

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