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Mars Quiz Questions

English: The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope t...

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope took this close-up of the red planet Mars when it was just 88 million kilometers away. This colour image was assembled from a series of exposures taken within 36 hours of the Mars closest approach with Hubble’s Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2. Mars will be closest to Earth on December 18, at 11:45 p.m. Universal Time. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who is Mars in mythology?
a) God of Weather
b) King of Peace
c) God of Hunting
d) God of War

2) How is Mars sometimes referred to?
a) Blue Planet
b) Green Planet
c) Red Planet
d) Yellow Planet

3) Who discovered the two satellites of Mars?
a) Asaph Hall
b) Edwin Powell Hubble
c) Simon Marius
d) William Henry Pickering

4) Which spacecraft first visited Mars?
a) Pioneer 7
b) Viking 2
c) Ulysses
d) Mariner 4

5) What is the meaning of phobos?
a) Love
b) Envy
c) Fear
d) Greed

English: Animation illustrating the hypothesis...

Animation illustrating the hypothesis of main asteroid belt origin for the moons of Mars. Orbits of Jupiter and Mars are to scale, the rest is not to scale. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which gas composes 95.32% of Mars’s atmosphere?
a) Oxygen
b) Carbon Dioxide
c) Hydrogen
d) Ozone

7) How many days does Mars take to orbit the Sun?
a) 365
b) 445.28
c) 524
d) 686.98

8) What is the minimum distance between Earth and Mars?
a) 25 million miles
b) 35 million miles
c) 50 million miles
d) 60 million miles

9) Which science fiction’s radio broadcast in 1938 made people believe Martians have attacked Earth and caused panic?
a) Mars attacks
b) War of the Worlds
c) The Empire strikes back
d) Star Wars

10) What is the length of day of Mars?
a) 24.6229 hours
b) 14.9259 hours
c) 26 hours
d) 34 hours

Mars Quiz Questions with Answers

Asaph Hall's telescope at the U.S. Naval Obser...

Asaph Hall’s telescope at the U.S. Naval Observatory (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who is Mars in mythology?
d) God of War

2) How is Mars sometimes referred to?
c) Red Planet

3) Who discovered the two satellites of Mars?
a) Asaph Hall

4) Which spacecraft first visited Mars?
d) Mariner 4

5) What is the meaning of phobos?
c) Fear

6) Which gas composes 95.32% of Mars’s atmosphere?
b) Carbon Dioxide

Asaph Hall, discoverer of the two Martian moons.

Asaph Hall, discoverer of the two Martian moons. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7) How many days does Mars take to orbit the Sun?
d) 686.98

8) What is the minimum distance between Earth and Mars?
b) 35 million miles

9) Which science fiction’s radio broadcast in 1938 made people believe Martians have attacked Earth and caused panic?
b) War of the Worlds

10) What is the length of day of Mars?
a) 24.6229 hours

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