Solar System

Solar System

Solar System Knowledge Quiz

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The mass of the Sun accounts for about ... of the total mass of the Solar System.

20%
40%
50%
80%
99%

How Many Planets are in the Solar System?

7
8
9
10

Which of the following are terrestrial planets?

Select the two correct answers
Jupiter
Venus
Earth
Saturn
Pluto

Which of the following planets are considered gas giants?

Select the three correct answers
Uranus
Jupiter
Venus
Saturn
Mars

Which of the following planets have a natural satellite?

Select the five correct answers
Neptune
Venus
Mars
Pluto
Earth
Jupiter

Which is the direction of the rotation of planets?

clockwise
counter-clockwise

The Halley's Comet is visible from Earth every ...

40 to 41 years
44 to 45 years
75 to 76 years
110 to 111 years

Which of the following planets have planetary rings?

Pluto
Jupiter
Uranus
Venus

What are Haumea, Makemake or Ceres?

normal planets
dwarf planets
natural satellites
stars

The main asteroid belt occupies the orbit between ...

Earth and Mars
Saturn and Jupiter
Mars and Jupiter
Uranus and Pluto

What is the closest star or group of stars to our solar system?

Sirius
Barnard's Star
Alpha Centauri
Wolf

What are Saturn's rings made of?

heavy metals
ice and rock
gas