General Astronomy Quiz

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Astronomy for novices!

  • 1
    Scientists believe there is what located at the centre of our universe?
    Black hole
    Red super giant star
  • 2
    Andromeda is what type of galaxy?
  • 3
    The asteroid belt lies between which two planets?
    Neptune and Pluto
    Mars and Jupiter
    Jupiter and Saturn
    Earth and Mars
    Mercury and Venus
  • 4
    Scientists believe our universe is how old?
    Approximately 19.98 billion years old
    Approximately 10.1 billion years old
    Approximately 12.9 billion years old
    Approximately 13.7 billion years old
    Approximately 15.5 billion years old
  • 5
    Which one of these planets found by Kepler is said to be in the habitable zone?
  • 6
    When do scientists predict the sun will die?
    Next 1.5 to 4.5 billion years
    Under a billion years
    Over 5 billion years
    Next 7 billion years to 10 billion years
  • 7
    What is the brightest star in the night sky?
    Alpha Centauri
  • 8
    Scientists estimate there are how many stars in our galaxy alone?
    750 billion
    250 billion
    1 trillion
    100 billion
    500 billion
  • 9
    What is the most generally known, most largest star that we know of?
    The Sun
    Pistol Star
  • 10
    Order of planets?
    Mercury, Earth, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus
    Venus, Mercury, Mars, Earth, Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus
    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
  • 11
    What are the 4 gas giants?
    Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
    Jupiter, Saturn, Earth, Neptune
    Jupiter, Earth, Uranus, Saturn
  • 12
    Which planet in our solar system has the most moons?
  • 13
    Astronauts first landed on the moon with what spacecraft and in what year?
    1969 and Apollo 11
    1968 and Apollo 13
    1969 and Apollo 13
    1971 and Apollo 12
  • 14
    Closest galaxy to us?
    Ursa Major II Dwarf
    Canis Major Dwarf
    Fornax Dwarf
  • 15
    Last ones easy! Exactly how long does it take for the Earth to revolve around the Sun?
    365 days and three quarters
    365 days
    366 days
    364 days and a quarter
    365 days and a quarter

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nic ( 3.175 )
Posted 92 days ago
the sun will die in over 5 billion years. This quiz is wrong
Murray ( 7.248 )
Posted 238 days ago
I did this test twice and got Andromeda and Canis Major Dwarf as the closest galaxy as the correct answer ( it is Andromeda), Also the sun will die in over 5 billion years not 1.5 to 4.5 billion. The test is slightly misguided
Arthur ( 2.190 )
Posted 249 days ago
12 out of 15. I though Andromeda was the closes galaxy to us :v
Marti ( 6.229 )
Posted 270 days ago
13 out of 15 correct! These are great quizzes.
tanya malik ( 48.34 )
Posted 278 days ago
14 of 15 not bad infact too good
anesipho ( 0.178 )
Posted 281 days ago
8 of 15 is not bad at all