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?

  2. What causes the seasons?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Could You Pass Fourth Grade Astronomy?

Astronomical fail!

You could use a bit of a refresher on your astronomical knowledge. On the plus side, nobody can accuse you have being a bit ~spacey~!

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Galactic pass!

You know your astronomy! Now get out there and shoot for the stars!

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Universal acclaim!

You are a space genius. Have you applied to be an astronaut yet?

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