How Much Do You Know About Our Planetary System?

We live in a wonderful universe, flying through space on a rock spinning around an average star, but our home sure has a lot to it. How much do you know about our planetary system, known fondly as the Solar System?
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Question 1/12

duscher.co
How many planets are in our planetary system?
7
8
9
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Question 2/12

nasa.gov
Which planet is the hottest?
Mecury
Mars
Venus
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Question 3/12

nasa.gov
How long ago did our planetary system form?
3.6 billion years
4.6 billion years
5.6 billion year
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Question 4/12

esa.int
Which planet is a terrestrial, rocky planet?
Mars
Jupiter
Uranus
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Question 5/12

wikimedia.org
Which planet is a gas giant?
Venus
Saturn
Neptune
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Question 6/12

deviantart.net
Which planet is an ice giant?
Mecury
Earth
Neptune
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Question 7/12

howitworksdaily.com
Which type of objects can NOT have an atmosphere?
Planet
Moon
Dwarf Planet
None of the Above
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Question 8/12

wallpaperoct.com
Which galaxy is our planetary system in?
Andromeda
Milky Way
Sagittarius Dwarf
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Question 9/12

wordpress.com
How long does it take light to travel from Sol to Earth?
1 minute
4.4 minutes
8.4 minutes
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Question 10/12

wikimedia.org
How many bodies, beyond Earth, have humans landed robots on?
3
7
9
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Question 11/12

ngfiles.com
Where does Sol's atmosphere end?
before Mercury
between Mercury and Jupiter
Somewhere beyond Neptune
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Question 12/12

astrobites.org
How many moons does Mars have?
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1
2
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Who needs the stars? You have the Earth and that is all you need. Your mind is focused on this planet and you don't seem to have any care about what goes on around us.

C+, Earth-centric

wordpress.com
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You are a bit of a day dreamer. Looking up at the stars is a form of pleasure and you dream about traveling the stars. You don't have a solid grasp about the details of our system, but you sure do enjoy imagining it.

B+, Starry Eyed

chinapersonified.com
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Well, you spend a lot of time reading and researching the stars above. You have a solid understanding of our planetary system and enjoy learning more.

A+, Astronomer

maidenwellobservatory.com
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How many planets are in our planetary system?
7
8
9
2
Which planet is the hottest?
Mecury
Mars
Venus
3
How long ago did our planetary system form?
3.6 billion years
4.6 billion years
5.6 billion year
4
Which planet is a terrestrial, rocky planet?
Mars
Jupiter
Uranus
5
Which planet is a gas giant?
Venus
Saturn
Neptune
6
Which planet is an ice giant?
Mecury
Earth
Neptune
7
Which type of objects can NOT have an atmosphere?
Planet
Moon
Dwarf Planet
None of the Above
8
Which galaxy is our planetary system in?
Andromeda
Milky Way
Sagittarius Dwarf
9
How long does it take light to travel from Sol to Earth?
1 minute
4.4 minutes
8.4 minutes
10
How many bodies, beyond Earth, have humans landed robots on?
3
7
9
11
Where does Sol's atmosphere end?
before Mercury
between Mercury and Jupiter
Somewhere beyond Neptune
12
How many moons does Mars have?
0
1
2