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1 Oh No, I'm Trapped in a Black Hole
Loved by science fiction writers for the possibilities they offer in the exploration of space and even time travel, black holes have long captured the interest of mankind. But what exactly are they?
Average
10 Q
skunkee
Sep 20 06
5694 plays
2 Extra Solar Worlds
With advances in our technology, we can now detect worlds around other stars. This is a very difficult quiz, unless you are up on what's "new up there".
Difficult
10 Q
Almach
Jan 31 07
1869 plays
3 A Trip to a Black Hole
The idea of black holes was first presented in the 18th century and the theories were further expanded by Albert Einstein in the early 1900's. Follow Steven's trip to a black hole to see how much you know about the theories and speculations.
Tough
10 Q
dijonmustard
May 06 07
4239 plays
4 Twenty Questions About Asteroids
Here is the next installment on my twenty question quizzes. What do you know about those pesky asteroids?
Difficult
20 Q
almach
Aug 17 02
2394 plays
5 M1: The Crab Nebula
Welcome to FunTrivia's very own Messier Marathon! A Messier Marathon, named after French astronomer Charles Messier, is an telescopic journey to try and locate all 110 Messier objects. Our first port of call is M1, also known as the Crab Nebula.
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10 Q
PolskaMan
Sep 19 07
906 plays
6 The New Earth - Gliese 581c
An earth-like planet was discovered. How much do you know about it?
Tough
10 Q
Boneseh
May 20 07
1083 plays
7 M's of the Messier Marathon
Hi, The famous astronomer Charles Messier compiled a list of objects in the night sky. Today astronomers attempt to locate and identify those objects Messier observed. This annual event is known as the Messier Marathon.
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10 Q
beterave
Nov 17 08
732 plays
8 Deep Sky Objects One
Here is a very easy quiz for Astronomers on some popular names for clusters and nebulae. I will give you the name and you determine the Constellation it is in.
Tough
10 Q
almach
Jul 17 01
1350 plays
9 Galaxy Names
Astronomy buffs should like this quiz. I will name a galaxy and you determine the Constellation. I will start this one off with an easy one.
Tough
10 Q
almach
Jul 18 01
1467 plays
10 Exoplanets
This is a tough quiz on the strange new worlds being discovered around other stars - the exoplanets.
Tough
10 Q
SpudKiwi
Jun 22 06
834 plays
11 Messier Marathon Madness
Hi,these questions all pertain to the Messier Marathon. The Messier Marathon is an annual event held in the early spring.It is an attempt to identify all of the objects the French astronomer Messier viewed. Enjoy it, Beterave
Average
10 Q
beterave
Nov 22 08
459 plays
12 Deep Sky Objects Two
This is another, fairly easy quiz on deep sky objects. I will give you the nebula or cluster and you determine the Constellation it is in.
Tough
10 Q
almach
Jul 17 01
1119 plays
13 What Astronomical Object Doesn't Fit 1
Here is a relatively easy quiz on various astronomical objects. I will list four objects, you pick the one that doesn't fit the group.
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10 Q
almach
Aug 07 01
5802 plays
14 Mad About Meteors
Meteors fly through the sky, but how much do we know about them here on Earth?
Tough
10 Q
bigdaddypanda
Nov 18 06
777 plays
15 Deep Sky Objects Three
This is a little harder quiz on Astronomy. I will give you the popular name of the object and you determine the Constellation.
Difficult
10 Q
almach
Jul 18 01
858 plays
16 What Astronomical Object Doesn't Fit 2
I will list four names, you determine the one that doesn't fit the group. For instance, if I list Mercury, Venus, Earth and Jupiter, which one is different? Jupiter, it is a gas giant the other three are terrestrial worlds. Have fun.
Difficult
10 Q
almach
Aug 25 02
3105 plays
17 Endtime
Many times in the past, life on Earth has been severely affected by impacts of asteroids. It can, and it will, happen again. The only question is when.
Difficult
10 Q
arcturiusx
Oct 26 03
1362 plays
18 Deep Sky Objects Four
Here is one more test on deep sky objects. I name the object and you determine which Constellation it is in.
Difficult
5 Q
almach
Jul 18 01
1080 plays
19 Around our local cluster of galaxies
Hello! You and your crew are on a mission outside this galaxy! You go around but the space gods don't allow you to go from galaxy to galaxy unless you know its name or a fact about it.
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10 Q
Pokeman2001
Aug 12 13
171 plays
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Last Updated May 29 14 4:17 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Launched in 2003, the Space Infrared Telescope Facility has directly imaged large 'Hot Jupiter' planets such as Osiris. This telescope is named after which famous theoretical physicist?
* What was the name of the team that announced in October 1995 the discovery of the first exoplanet around a main-sequence star?
* Which of these techniques has NOT been used to detect exoplanets?
* The 'circumstellar habitable zone' is the area around a star where liquid water, and therefore life might exist. By what curious name is it more commonly known?
* The Crab Nebula is in what constellation?


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