Astronomy Quiz

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20 Questions - Developed by: Thornstar - Developed on: - 97.157 taken - User Rating: 3.63 of 5.0 - 95 Votes - 14 people like it

Well, I looked for a while and found no astronomy quizzes. Being me, I just had to make one. You may find this quiz really hard if you're not too into astronomy. You may find it really easy if you're a geek like me. The only way to find out is to take it.

  • 1
    What type of star is our sun?
  • 2
    What is the brightest star in our night sky?
  • 3
    Which one of these is a globular cluster?
  • 4
    What is the name of a failed star?
  • 5
    What is the main type of galaxy in the universe?
  • 6
    What is the place between stars called?
  • 7
    How long does it take for light from the Sun to reach us on Earth?
  • 8
    How long does it take reflected sunlight from the Moon to reach us?
  • 9
    What is the largest moon in our solar system?
  • 10
    What arm of the galaxy is our solar system in?
  • 11
    What kind of spatial explosion is the advanced form of a supernova?
  • 12
    What is the furthest object visible to the naked eye on Earth?
  • 13
    What cluster is our galaxy in?
  • 14
    How is Einstein's Cross created?
  • 15
    How many galaxies do scientists estimate are in the universe to date?
  • 16
    Hypothetically, not including things such as how the vacuum of space will kill a person in less than one minute, is it possible to get sucked into a black hole before dying?
  • 17
    What curiosity do astronomers believe are galaxies with extremely active super massive black holes at their centers that represent the state of all galaxies near the beginning of the universe?
  • 18
    What is the largest known galaxy in the universe?
  • 19
    What is the most massive known star in the universe?
  • 20
    What kind of nebulae are typically blue in color?

Comments (28)

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Aly (31687)
37 days ago
The solar system is located in the minor arm Orion, not Sagittarius. Eta Carinae is not the largest known star, though it does have immense clouds of gas surrounding it currently, The largest known star in the observable universe is UY Scuti, with VY Canis Majoris coming up second. Somewhat outdated but still a good quiz :)
Jimmy (64082)
47 days ago
Or the sorces were unreliable
Jimmy (64082)
47 days ago
This quiz is clearly outdated.๐Ÿ˜“I would have.got all of them correct if it was not for some stupid answers. We are in the Orion arm and we are in the virgo cluster. And there are only 50 billion galaxies? There is far more and around 2.5 trillion that are observable. Jeez there are around more than 90 quadrillion in the universe and its expanding!! ๐Ÿ˜“ some people not too long ago said they 20/20 or at least 17/20. That means they lied or are reading very outdated books. Im only 11 and I know this stuff. This quiz was made by an adult .But I appriciated the work into it๐Ÿ‘Œ. Not to mention the largest star is or the largest galaxy. Other wise I liked it.๐Ÿ”ญ๐Ÿ˜
Satheesh (96243)
118 days ago
I am 11 yrs old and I got 16/20. This questions are really helpful. I always participates in quiz competitions. Great hardwork!!
George Cooper (70849)
121 days ago
The latest evidence is for two trillion galaxies in the observable universe.

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/universe-2-trillion-galaxies/
rishikesh (45617)
132 days ago
I like to take space quiz because i want to know about space. I want to become a space scientist.
fred pringle (30474)
151 days ago
thanks for you hard work..
Ashish (53799)
178 days ago
Two question have wrong option-- most massive star is R161a and largest known galaxy is IC110 a elliptical galaxy...kindly change the options in those questions
Mehak (70869)
179 days ago
It's really nice and gives a good knowledge ๐Ÿ‘Œ
SHYAM GANESH (97695)
218 days ago
I got 20/20 and iwant to be a space research scientist
Farhana (50695)
224 days ago
I am 13 and I got 20/20.I wanted to be a scientist.I have once participated in a byquiz conducted by IndIan Space Research Organisation and I got the third prize.That was when I wanted to be a scientist
Lalawmpuia (49199)
233 days ago
The question about the largest known galaxy as well as the most massive star had a very funny answers.... because all options given are all false
Most massive star would be R136a1 and largest known galaxy would be IC1101.
RAM ARUSIYA (35467)
235 days ago
I HAVEDONE CORRECT 20/20 JUST I AM 10 YEARS OLD
astrogeek (44245)
250 days ago
We reside in the Orion arm of the Milky Way Galaxy, not the Sagittarius arm. We are 8,000kpc from the central bulge in the middle arm of the main 3 arms. Sagittarius arm, closest to bulge, Orion arm then the Perseus arm.

We are in the local group and that is part of the Virgo cluster. wording on that question is weird.
Tony Shen (40504)
264 days ago
im fuor yirz owld n i gott orl ov dem kowect.
Mishti (58487)
273 days ago
๐Ÿค“๐Ÿค“hey I got 19 right.... I want to be a scientist who focus on astronomical science..๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš€
shalin (58760)
374 days ago
very nice quize. A person who want to become an astronaut should try thi
Matty (95807)
398 days ago
The sources for these may be a bit out of date.
Q18 - The most massive known galaxy is IC1101, in the Abel 2029 cluster.
Q19 - The most massive known star as R136a1, in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Landon (03761)
406 days ago
I'm just 10 years old I got 20/20 correct
Vedika (37397)
529 days ago
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