Venus Quiz

Oblique view of the phases of Venus

Oblique view of the phases of Venus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Venus Quiz Questions

1) Who is Venus in mythology?
a) God of justice
b) Goddess of love
c) God of wind
d) God of storm

2) How is Venus sometimes referred to? (This is one of the two common references.)
a) Morning Star
b) Yellow Star
c) Noon Star
d) Blue Star

3) What is the number of Venus’ satellites?
a) One
b) Two
c) Zero
d) Three

Cleopatra crater on Venus

Cleopatra crater on Venus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which spacecraft first visited Venus?
a) Pioneer 3
b) Mariner 2
c) Ulysses
d) Mariner 4

5) Which is the first spacecraft to land on Venus?
a) Pioneer 4
b) Mariner 3
c) Venera 5
d) Venera 7

6) Which spacecraft returned the first photographs of the surface of Venus?
a) Viking 1
b) Mariner 1
c) Venera 9
d) Venera 7

7) Which of the following is not a depression of Venus?
a) Atlanta Planitia
b) Guinevere Planitia
c) Lavinia Planitia
d) Ishtar Terra

Mariner 2 – First Venus flyby

Mariner 2 – First Venus flyby (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) When is the last time Venus passed directly between the Earth and the Sun?
a) 1 January 2008
b) 8 June 2004
c) 31 December 2000
d) 19 July 1969

9) How does Venus rotate?
a) From east to west
b) From north to south
c) From west to east
d) From south to north

10) What is the length of a year of Venus?
a) 365.2425 days
b) 243.1087 days
c) 224.701 days
d) 164.321 days

Venus Quiz Questions with Answers

Venera 7, the first probe to survive the high atmospheric pressure of Venus and transmit data from the surface, though only for 23 minutes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who is Venus in mythology?
b) Goddess of love

2) How is Venus sometimes referred to? (This is one of the two common references.)
a) Morning Star

3) What is the number of Venus’ satellites?
c) Zero

4) Which spacecraft first visited Venus?
b) Mariner 2

5) Which is the first spacecraft to land on Venus?
d) Venera 7

6) Which spacecraft returned the first photographs of the surface of Venus?
c) Venera 9

7) Which of the following is not a depression of Venus?
d) Ishtar Terra

8) When is the last time Venus passed directly between the Earth and the Sun?
b) 8 June 2004

9) How does Venus rotate?
a) From east to west

10) What is the length of a year of Venus?
c) 224.701 days

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:35 am

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