Quiz: Solar System Quiz 1

The questions are about planets, moons and other astronomical objects, which can be found in the solar system. Difficulty: normal.

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Which of these are rocky planets (composed of rock with solid surfaces)?

[4 correct answer(s)]

Uranus

Mercury

Saturn

Jupiter

Earth

Neptune

Venus

Mars

How much percent (%) of the solar system's mass does the sun contain?

[1 correct answer(s)]

90%~

97%~

99%~

88%~

What is true about the planet jupiter?

[2 correct answer(s)]

Jupiter receives the most frequent comet impacts of the solar system's planets

Jupiter is the largest rocky planet in the solar system

A giant storm can be found on jupiter

Jupiter protects all planets from comet impacts

Which of these are dwarf planets in the solar system?

[2 correct answer(s)]

Callisto

Titan

Eris

Ceres

Phoebe

Triton

What is true about the planet mars?

[2 correct answer(s)]

Mars is covered in a reddish iron oxide

Mars is called the red planet, because it is close to the sun and the climate is bearable for a human

Mars has 6 moons

Mars is the second-smallest planet in the solar system

Which of these planets have a ring system?

[4 correct answer(s)]

Neptune

Mars

Venus

Mercury

Uranus

Jupiter

Earth

Saturn

Pluto is smaller than our moon.

[1 correct answer(s)]

True

False

Which of these planets is farthest away from the sun?

[1 correct answer(s)]

Mercury

Neptune

Uranus

Jupiter

The sun is a ...

[1 correct answer(s)]

Nebula

Star

Exo-Planet

Planet

What planet is here shown?

Question image

[1 correct answer(s)]

Mercury

Pluto

Jupiter

Mars

What is true about the dwarf planet pluto?

[1 correct answer(s)]

Pluto was the first kuiper belt object to be discovered.

Pluto was named after a disney character

Pluto was reclassified to dwarf planet in 2011

Pluto is the third largest dwarf planet in the solar system.

How are very small asteroids called?

[1 correct answer(s)]

Microid

Meteoroid

Comet

Still asteroid

What is the difference between asteroids and comets?

[1 correct answer(s)]

Asteroids are always much bigger than comets.

They are the same thing, they are called comets when they enter the earth atmosphere.

Comets travel through the solar system, while asteroids hover on the same place.

Asteroids consist of metal/rocky material, comets consist of ice, dust and organic compounds.

What is true about the planet saturn?

[2 correct answer(s)]

Saturn has a ring system

Saturn is less dense than water

Saturn is the largest planet in the solar system

Saturn protects the earth from solar flares

Where is the asteroid belt?

[1 correct answer(s)]

Between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter

Between the orbits of Mercury and Venus

Between the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn

Between the orbits of Mars and Venus

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