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Jupiter Quiz

The most detailed map of Jupiter ever produced...

The most detailed map of Jupiter ever produced; taken by Cassini (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jupiter Quiz Questions

1) Who discovered the first four satellites of Jupiter?
a) Christiaan Huygens
b) Johannes Kepler
c) Galileo Galilei
d) Thomas Pickering

2) Which spacecraft first visited Jupiter?
a) Pioneer 8
b) Pioneer 10
c) Ulysses
d) Volyager 1

3) Who is Jupiter in mythology?
a) God of fire
b) King of gods
c) God of forest
d) God of air

Time-lapse sequence from the approach of Voyag...

Time-lapse sequence from the approach of Voyager 1 to Jupiter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which comet collided with Jupiter in July 1994?
a) Shoemaker – Levy 7
b) Shoemaker – Levy 8
c) Shoemaker – Levy 9
d) Shoemaker – Levy 10

5) What was photographed by Voyager 1 on 25 February 1979?
a) Europa
b) Great Red Spot
c) Halo
d) Main

6) Which gas composes 90% of Jupiter’s atmosphere?
a) Oxygen
b) Nitrogen
c) Hydrogen
d) Ozone

7) Who discovered Amalthea?
a) Tycho Brahe
b) Edward Emerson Barnard
c) Asaph Hall
d) Charles T. Kowal

A sequence of Galileo images, taken several se...

A sequence of Galileo images, taken several seconds apart, showing the appearance of the fireball of fragment G on the dark side of Jupiter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) Which is the largest satellite of Jupiter?
a) Io
b) Europa
c) Ganymede
d) Callisto

9) What is the number of Jupiter’s satellites?
a) 15
b) 23
c) 32
d) 63

10) What is the length of day of Jupiter?
a) 6 hours
b) 9.9259 hours
c) 11.317 hours
d) 14 hours

Jupiter Quiz Questions with Answers

A fireball appears over the limb of Jupiter af...

A fireball appears over the limb of Jupiter after the impact of fragment A (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who discovered the first four satellites of Jupiter?
c) Galileo Galilei

2) Which spacecraft first visited Jupiter?
b) Pioneer 10

3) Who is Jupiter in mythology?
b) King of gods

4) Which comet collided with Jupiter in July 1994?
c) Shoemaker – Levy 9

5) What was photographed by Voyager 1 on 25 February 1979?
b) Great Red Spot

6) Which gas composes 90% of Jupiter’s atmosphere?
c) Hydrogen

7) Who discovered Amalthea?
b) Edward Emerson Barnard

8) Which is the largest satellite of Jupiter?
c) Ganymede

9) What is the number of Jupiter’s satellites?
d) 63

10) What is the length of day of Jupiter?
b) 9.9259 hours

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