Halley’s Comet Quiz

Halley’s Comet Quiz Questions 1) Who in 1705 predicted that the comet seen in 1531, 1607 and 1682 would return in 1758? a) Nicholas Copernicus b) Edmund Halley c) James Pettengill d) Clyde Tombaugh 2) What is the average period of orbit of Halley’s Comet? a) 22 years...

Saturn Quiz

Saturn Quiz Questions 1) What is the specific gravity of Saturn? a) 1 b) 0.7 c) 1.7 d) 7 2) Which is the outermost ring of Saturn? a) A ring b) D ring c) F ring d) E ring 3) Who is Saturn in mythology? a) God of Industry b) Goddess of Earth c) God of Agriculture d)...

Mercury Quiz

Mercury Quiz Questions 1) Who is Mercury in mythology? a) God of justice b) God of war c) God of wind d) God of commerce 2) What is the minimum surface temperature of Mercury? a) 72?C b) 0?C c) -10?C d) -173?C 3) What is the maximum surface temperature of Mercury? a)...

Jupiter Quiz

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...

Venus Quiz

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...

Mars Quiz

Mars Quiz Questions 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)...

Uranus Quiz

Uranus Quiz Questions 1) Who discovered Uranus? a) Gerard Kuiper b) Pervical Lowell c) William Herschel d) James Watt 2) John Flamsteed saw Uranus in 1690 and he thought it to be a star. What did he call it? a) Alpha Centauri b) Proxima Centauri c) 34 Tauri d) 24...

Black Hole Quiz

Black Hole Quiz Questions 1) What is a black hole? a) Comet that has turned black b) Top of a galaxy c) Bottom of a galaxy d) Evolutionary end point of a massive star 2) What is the density of a black hole? a) Density of oil b) Density of water c) Density of Uranium...

Pluto Quiz

Pluto Quiz Questions 1) Who discovered Pluto? a) Nicholas Copernicus b) Galileo Galilei c) Johannes Kepler d) Clyde Tombaugh 2) When was Pluto discovered? a) 1930 b) 1900 c) 1850 d) 1630 3) How many years does Pluto take to orbit the Sun? a) 160 b) 184 c) 248 d) 512...