Space & The Solar System

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Which planet would you find 5th from the Sun?

Jupiter

Saturn

Uranus

Neptune

Jupiter is the first of the Gas Giants.

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Which planet is closest to the sun?

Mercury

It speeds around the Sun every 88 days, traveling through space at nearly 29 miles (47 kilometers) per second.

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Phobos and Deimos are the Moons of which planet?

Mars

Saturn

Jupiter

Uranus

They are irregular in shape. Both were discovered by American astronomer Asaph Hall in August 1877.

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Which of these is not a moon of Jupiter?

Titan

Europa

Io

Ganymede

Titan is a moon of Saturn, the rest all belong to Jupiter.

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Who was the first person to travel into space?

Yuri Gagarin

Neil Armstrong

Alan Shephard

Pavel Popovich

The Soviets sent the first person in to space in 1961.

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In what year did man first land on the moon?

1969

The first human-made object to touch the Moon was the Soviet Union's Luna 2, on 13 September 1959.

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Ceres, Pallas & Vesta are all what?

Asteroids

Planets in the next solar system

Telescopes

Stars

Discover the four asteroid goddesses in astrology – Ceres, Pallas, Juno And Vesta.

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Which constellation contains the stars Castor and Pollux?

Gemini

Sagittarius

Cassiopeia

The Big Dipper

Gemini is dominated by Castor and Pollux, two bright stars that appear relatively very closely together forming an "O"

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What is the name of the hottest planet in the solar system?

Venus

Mercury

Mars

Jupiter

Although Mercury is the closest Venus is the hottest.

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What is the name of this man made object?

The International Space Station

Star Wars Defense

Apollo 11

Sputnik

The station serves as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory in which scientific research is conducted
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