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Could You Pass Fourth Grade Astronomy?

Do you have an astronomical amount of knowledge?

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  1. Which of these is a lunar eclipse?

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    Via Twitter: @AstroKatie
    Correct
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    Via Twitter: @AstroKatie
  2. What causes the seasons?

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    Via NASA
    The distance of the Earth from the Sun
    Via NASA
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    Via Tfr000
    The tilt of Earth's axis
    Via Tfr000
  3. How old is the solar system?

    NASA / Thinkstock / Alex Kasprak / BuzzFeed
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    3.6 billion years
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    4.6 billion years
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    5.6 billion years
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    13.6 billion years
  4. What planet has a famous storm that’s been going on for hundreds of years?

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    Via NASA
    Saturn
    Via NASA
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    Via NASA
    Jupiter
    Via NASA
  5. Which planet is closest to the sun?

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    Via NASA
    Venus
    Via NASA
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    Via NASA
    Mercury
    Via NASA
  6. Which planet rotates on its side?

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    Via NASA
    Uranus
    Via NASA
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    Via NASA
    Neptune
    Via NASA
  7. Which planet has a longer day?

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    Via NASA
    Neptune
    Via NASA
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    Via NASA
    Earth
    Via NASA
  8. Which group of stars is hotter?

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    Via SETI Institute/Danielle Futselaar
    Red giants
    Via SETI Institute/Danielle Futselaar
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    Via Kryptid / en.wikipedia.org
    Blue stars
    Via Kryptid / en.wikipedia.org
  9. Do all stars become black holes at the end of their lives?

    NASA
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    Yes
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    No
  10. What is the largest object in the asteroid belt?

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    Via NASA
    Ceres
    Via NASA
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    Via NASA
    Vesta
    Via NASA
  11. How many planets in our solar system are moonless?

    Thinkstock / Alex Kasprak / BuzzFeed
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    1
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    2
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    3
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    4
  12. What does the magnetosphere do?

    NASA
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    Protect Earth from harmful radiation
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    Trap heat in Earth's atmosphere
  13. How old is the universe?

    Thinkstock / Alex Kasprak / BuzzFeed
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    10.8 billion years
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    11.8 billion years
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    12.8 billion years
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    13.8 billion years
  14. What constellation is the Big Dipper part of?

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    Ursa Minor
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    Ursa Major
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    Orion
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    Virgo
  15. What is the name of the galaxy we live in?

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    Via en.wikipedia.org
    The Milky Way Galaxy
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    Via wrigley.com
    The Starburst Galaxy

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