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How Much Do You Know About Astronomy?

Do you fancy yourself to be an expert on all things astronomy? It's time to put your knowledge to the test! Take these 12 questions and discover how much you really know about astronomy!
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How many miles are in a light year?
6 trilion
93 million
10 million

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What's the brightest star in the night sky?
Sirius
Rigel
Polaris

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Which planet has the fewest moons?
Saturn
Venus
Mars

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What is the official nickname of Mars?
The Watery Planet
The Red Planet
The Dust Planet

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Which is the correct order of planets, starting with the planet closest to the sun?
Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, Pluto
Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

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What causes the seasons?
The tilt of the Earth's axis
The sun gets closer to the Earth in the summer
Earth gets closer to the sun in summer than winter

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Which planet is called "the evening star" or "the morning star"?
Mercury
Venus
Saturn

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The secret to celestial navigation is...
The angle between the North Star and the moon is your longitude
The angle between the North Star and the horizon is your latitude
The Southern Cross (the constellation Cygnus) points due south

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What are comets made of?
Carbon dioxide
Water ice
Dust and dirt
All of the above

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What's happening inside the Horsehead Nebula?
Stars are being born
Galaxies are being born
No one knows for sure

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Which of these planets has the most moons?
Earth
Uranus
Jupiter

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Which space shuttle entered orbit first?
Columbia
Enterprise
Challenger

C+, Astronomy Unaware

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Unfortunately, your quiz results showed that you're a bit out of sorts when it comes to astronomy. While you may have a strong interest in astronomy, you're not quite ready to call yourself a master. Fret not, at least you learned something along the way!

B+, Astronomy Agile

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When it comes to astronomy, you know you're stuff. It's clear that the great beyond truly fascinates you. From supernovae to stars and everything in between, you have a deep love for this study.

A+, Astronomy Amazing

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly astronomy amazing! It's clear that you hold a great deal of passion for this subject. Not only are you well versed in astronomy, but we get the feeling that this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to your overall knowledge.
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1
How many miles are in a light year?
6 trilion
93 million
10 million
2
What's the brightest star in the night sky?
Sirius
Rigel
Polaris
3
Which planet has the fewest moons?
Saturn
Venus
Mars
4
What is the official nickname of Mars?
The Watery Planet
The Red Planet
The Dust Planet
5
Which is the correct order of planets, starting with the planet closest to the sun?
Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, Pluto
Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
6
What causes the seasons?
The tilt of the Earth's axis
The sun gets closer to the Earth in the summer
Earth gets closer to the sun in summer than winter
7
Which planet is called "the evening star" or "the morning star"?
Mercury
Venus
Saturn
8
The secret to celestial navigation is...
The angle between the North Star and the moon is your longitude
The angle between the North Star and the horizon is your latitude
The Southern Cross (the constellation Cygnus) points due south
9
What are comets made of?
Carbon dioxide
Water ice
Dust and dirt
All of the above
10
What's happening inside the Horsehead Nebula?
Stars are being born
Galaxies are being born
No one knows for sure
11
Which of these planets has the most moons?
Earth
Uranus
Jupiter
12
Which space shuttle entered orbit first?
Columbia
Enterprise
Challenger

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