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Astronomy QUIZ questions
Astronomy QUIZ questions

Are you ready to test the depths of your cosmic knowledge? Our astronomy test is designed for true enthusiasts and curious minds alike, presenting 15 challenging questions that span the vast universe.

This quiz offers an engaging way to measure your understanding of the stars, planets, and everything in between. It’s a journey through the wonders of space, pushing the boundaries of what you know about our galaxy and beyond.

With only 1 in 86 people managing to answer all the questions correctly, it promises to be a true test of your astronomical acumen. Each question is crafted to challenge your knowledge and provoke thoughtful reflection on the mysteries of the cosmos.

So, gather your wits and prepare for an interstellar adventure that will both educate and entertain. Are you among the few who can rise to the challenge and achieve a perfect score? Let’s find out!

  • Question of

    The star closest to Earth after the sun is known as Proxima Centauri.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    What is the measure of the Earth in the equator?

    • 1,314 kilometers
    • 40,075 kilometers
    • 9,254 kilometers
  • Question of

    Not counting The Milky Way, we can see at a glance three galaxies, select which ones.

    • The Andromeda Galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, the Small Magellanic Cloud
    • The Barnard galaxy, the Eye galaxy, the Big Dipper galaxy
  • Question of

    Select the true statement in relation to Titan.

    • It is a moon of Jupiter
    • Its diameter is smaller than the Moon
    • It has a thick atmosphere
  • Question of

    Of the three crew members of Apollo 13, select the number of survivors after the explosion during the mission to the Moon.

    • None
    • Only 1
    • The three of them
  • Question of

    How many natural satellites does the planet Mars have?

    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
  • Question of

    The astronomical observatory Paranal is one of the most important in the world, select the country where it is located.

    • Mexico
    • Australia
    • Chile
  • Question of

    The asteroid belt is located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    The unit of light year, what physical magnitude does it measure?

    • Weather
    • Distance
  • Question of

    What is the sun?

    • A planet
    • A star
    • An asteroid
  • Question of

    The solar system was formed by the gravitational collapse of a molecular cloud.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    When is it said that life on Earth will end?

    • It is not possible to calculate it.
    • When all the hydrogen runs out in the sun, within 5000 million years.
  • Question of

    What is the smallest planet in our solar system?

    • Mercury
    • Mars
    • Earth
  • Question of

    Select the planet that has an inverse rotation than the others.

    • Earth
    • Saturn
    • Venus
  • Question of

    Which planet has a lower density than water?

    • Saturn
    • Neptune
    • Uranus

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