Could You Survive On Mars?

Do you have the know how and intellect to survive on Mars? It's time to put your space knowledge to the test! Take these 12 questions and find out how long you could survive on the red planet!
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About how many calories per day would a Mars colonist need to eat to stay active and healthy?
6,000
3,000
800
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What percentage of Mars' atmosphere is oxygen?
65 percent
12 percent
Less than 1%
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What is the average temperature on Mars?
20 degrees celsius
Minus 400 degrees celsius
Minus 63 degrees celsius
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The one potential danger on Mars is the solar system's largest what?
Volcano
Methane ocean
Impact crater
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How long is one year on Mars?
1/2 of an earth year
2x as long as an earth year
3x as long as an earth year
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Can the soil on Mars support plant growth?
Yes
No
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What do you need to do to Martian soil before you can grow plants in it?
Destroy pathogens
Infuse it with oxygen
Wash it in water to remove the perchlorates
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How much land would you need to cultivate on Mars to grow enough food for one person?
8,000 square meters
200 square meters
2,000 square meters
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Much of Mars' atmosphere is composed of what?
Methane
Nitrogen
Carbon Dioxide
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Mars contains radiation because it lacks_________.
A strong magnetic field
A liquid ocean
A planetary ring
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How long would it take to radio Earth from Mars?
From 3 to 6 days
From 8 to 45 minutes
From 2 to 6 hours
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Which natural resource could an individual easily find on Mars?
Steel
Food
Water
Result
You have a 20% chance of surviving on Mars! While you have a strong aptitude for the nature of Mars, you don't bear enough knowledge on the red planet to survive for any period of time. We think you should stick to Earth for now!

C+, 20% Chance of Survival

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Based on the results of this quiz, you have a 60% chance of surviving on Mars! When it comes to surviving on the red planet, you've got a strong base knowledge. This means there's a high chance you could make it for a little while, even under difficult circumstances.

B+, 60% Chance of Survival

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Based on the results of this quiz you have a 100% chance of surviving on Mars! Much like Matt Damon in "The Martian" you are space savvy and knowledgable enough to make the most of the red planet and live until rescue. We think your knowledge of this planet is highly admirable.

A+, 100% Chance of Survival

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1
About how many calories per day would a Mars colonist need to eat to stay active and healthy?
6,000
3,000
800
2
What percentage of Mars' atmosphere is oxygen?
65 percent
12 percent
Less than 1%
3
What is the average temperature on Mars?
20 degrees celsius
Minus 400 degrees celsius
Minus 63 degrees celsius
4
The one potential danger on Mars is the solar system's largest what?
Volcano
Methane ocean
Impact crater
5
How long is one year on Mars?
1/2 of an earth year
2x as long as an earth year
3x as long as an earth year
6
Can the soil on Mars support plant growth?
Yes
No
7
What do you need to do to Martian soil before you can grow plants in it?
Destroy pathogens
Infuse it with oxygen
Wash it in water to remove the perchlorates
8
How much land would you need to cultivate on Mars to grow enough food for one person?
8,000 square meters
200 square meters
2,000 square meters
9
Much of Mars' atmosphere is composed of what?
Methane
Nitrogen
Carbon Dioxide
10
Mars contains radiation because it lacks_________.
A strong magnetic field
A liquid ocean
A planetary ring
11
How long would it take to radio Earth from Mars?
From 3 to 6 days
From 8 to 45 minutes
From 2 to 6 hours
12
Which natural resource could an individual easily find on Mars?
Steel
Food
Water