Grade 8 Stars and Moon Quiz

Grade 8 Stars and Moon Quiz

Once you have learned about the stars, take this quiz and see how well you do.

published on May 14, 20137 responses 0

What are stars mostly made of?

Solids
Liquids
Gases

What is the name of the reaction that occurs in the core of a star that makes star hot and luminescent?

Stars primarily burn what element as fuel?

Hydrogen
Carbon
Methane

What is the name of the galaxy in which our Solar System is located?

Which star is closest to the Earth?

Alpha Centauri
The Sun
Sirius

Stars twinkle when we see them because their light is distorted by the Earth's...

Position in the solar system
Magnetic Field
Atmosphere

Do stars ever turn into black holes?

Yes
No

Where is the Sun hottest?

Surface
Core
Between Surface and Core

Where is the Sun coolest?

Surface
Core
Between Surface and Core

Are sunspots hotter or colder than the surrounding areas?

Colder
Hotter