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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Space?

From the International Space Station to the edge of interstellar space, find out how much you know about our solar system and beyond.

  1. 1. How many people can live on the ISS at any one time?
    1. 3
    2. 4
    3. 6
  2. 2. Which inner solar system planet is biggest?
    1. NASA
      Earth
    2. NASA
      Mars
    3. NASA
      Venus
  3. 3. How many moons does Pluto have?
    eso.org / /L. Calçada
    1. 1
    2. 5
    3. 12
  4. 4. How many planets are there in the solar system?
    1. 8
    2. 9
    3. 10
  5. 5. Which planet is this storm happening on?
    1. Saturn
    2. Neptune
    3. Mars
  6. 6. Which solar system planets have rings?
    NASA / JPL
    1. Saturn and Mars
    2. Saturn, Mercury and Venus
    3. Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune
  7. 7. How hot is the surface of the Sun?
    1. 6000 Kelvin
    2. 60,000 Kelvin
    3. 6,000,000 Kelvin
  8. 8. What is the average temperature of the Sun's atmosphere?
    Luc Viatour / lucnix.be
    1. 5500 Kelvin
    2. 100,000–200,000 Kelvin
    3. 1–2 million Kelvin
  9. 9. Which planet is this?
    NASA
    1. Mars
    2. Earth
    3. Venus
  10. 10. Which planet is this?
    NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
    1. Mars
    2. Earth
    3. Mercury
  11. 11. Which of these is not a body in the asteroid belt?
    1. Ceres
    2. Vesta
    3. Triton
  12. 12. Who was the first person in space?
    1. NASA
      Neil Armstrong
    2. Yuri Gagarin
    3. United States Marine Corps
      John Glenn
  13. 13. When did the first frog reach space?
    Nasa/Wallops/Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport
    1. March 1961
    2. April 1977
    3. January 1984
  14. 14. Which of these is not a moon of Saturn?
    1. Enceladus
    2. Hyperion
    3. Io
  15. 15. How long do we have until the Sun expands into a red giant?
    NASA / Via space.com
    1. 1 million years
    2. 5 billion years
    3. 100 billion years
  16. 16. When did Voyager 1 reach interstellar space?
    NASA
    1. January 2010
    2. August 2012
    3. September 2013
  17. 17. Which exoplanet was discovered first?
    1. Fomalhaut b
    2. Alpha Centauri Bb
    3. 51 Pegasi b
  18. 18. How many stars are there in the Milky Way?
    Bruno Gilli/ESO
    1. 100–400 billion
    2. 1–4 billion
    3. 100,000–400,000
  19. 19. How old is the universe?
    1. 3.8 billion years
    2. 10 billion years
    3. 13.8 billion years
  20. 20. Which of these is the Orion Nebula?



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