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Play Our Solar System Topic Mash!
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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1 Shoot the Moon!
There are many moons in our Solar System and each of them is unique. What do you know about these interesting astronomical bodies?
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Sep 15 13
456 plays
2 Planetary Tourism Brochures
Unscrupulous tourism industry-entrepreneurs are desperately trying to portray their planets as ideal tourist destinations through their brochures. Can you say which planets they are advertising?
Very Easy
10 Q
achernar
Dec 23 03
15357 plays
3 A Pictorial Tour of the Solar System
This quiz covers some of the wonders of the Solar System, with illustrations which may help. It was written on behalf of Team Rockettes for the Fun Trivia Amazing Race 2.
Tough
10 Q
rossian
Sep 15 13
759 plays
4 Do You Know The Sun?
I will ask questions about the Sun.
Average
10 Q
almach
Aug 18 01
11856 plays
5 136472 Makemake
A quiz on the dwarf planet Makemake.
Difficult
10 Q
jonthomas
Aug 31 12
213 plays
6 The Harsh Light of Day
In Australia, the harsh light of our summer day comes from the Sun. But what exactly is the Sun and how does it do what it does? (An attempt at a simple explanation)
Average
10 Q
lones78
Feb 14 10
873 plays
7 Pluto and Other Dwarf Planets
A new quiz on Pluto, created after the planet was demoted to a dwarf planet. It also includes some facts on the other dwarf planets.
Tough
10 Q
phaeton_nz
Jun 22 09
990 plays
8 Abducted by Aliens
Extra Extra: Read All About It! Local woman shares her true account of alien abduction in the article entitled "Abducted by Aliens": Dawn's story.
Easy
10 Q
nycdmc70
Apr 09 11
1815 plays
9 Take a Trip Through The Solar System!
You will be escorted through the solar system, and learn little bits of information on the way. In order to get back home to Earth though, you must answer one question about each planet. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
john_george
May 06 09
4956 plays
10 9 for 10 - Our Solar System
Get the first nine answers correct, and the initial letters will spell out the answer to question 10.
Average
10 Q
Dizart
Jan 27 12
1704 plays
11 Our Solar System: Interesting Facts
This quiz will examine interesting facts and figures about the celestial bodies located within a few hours trip from Earth at the speed of light. So strap yourself in and enjoy the ride.
Difficult
10 Q
maddogmaxx
Jul 01 08
4320 plays
12 Solar Eclipse - Facts and Myths
Over the centuries, solar eclipses have dismayed and amazed millions. Can you distinguish between fact and myth? The quiz challenge was issued by player Matthew_07.
Tough
10 Q
sterretjie101
Aug 09 09
1281 plays
13 The Sun Take 2
Here is another quiz on the Sun, sunspots, flares, etc.
Average
10 Q
almach
Aug 18 01
3984 plays
14 The Many Moons of Our Solar System
I'm sure you know a lot about the nine planets in our solar system. But how much do you know about the many moons orbiting them?
Average
10 Q
NYFOREVER
Mar 22 03
4350 plays
15 Basic Solar System Astronomy
Test your knowledge on basic Solar System Astronomy.
Average
10 Q
almach
Aug 03 01
12024 plays
16 Bark at the Moon
This quiz involves questions about the Moon. It has amazed people since the beginning of time and it's time to see how much you know about it.
Average
10 Q
ChaosSonErebus
Aug 19 03
4293 plays
17 Do You Know Our Solar System?
Our Solar System consists of the Sun and the now, eight Planets, that orbit it. So, let's see "What Do You Know About Our Solar System? Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
wenray
Jan 07 12
1218 plays
18 Astronomy: "We All Shine On"
As John Lennon said in 1970 in "Instant Karma", "Like the moon and the stars and the sun / Well we all shine on". This is an introductory astronomy quiz by the Kangaroos and Convicts Racing Team.
Average
10 Q
ClaudiaCat
Sep 19 13
360 plays
19 What Solar System Object Am I On?
I will name a feature, mountain, object, etc, and you tell me what planet, satellite or asteroid it is on.
Difficult
10 Q
almach
Aug 03 01
6681 plays
20 136108 Haumea
A quiz on the dwarf planet Haumea.
Average
10 Q
jonthomas
Sep 06 12
165 plays
21 Astrogeology II-- Icy Planets and Moons
Is the geology of a moon made totally out of ice very different from the geology of the Earth? Yes? No? Take this quiz and find out! The next installment in the "Astrogeology" series.
Difficult
10 Q
pu2-ke-qi-ri
May 31 05
1275 plays
22 The Solar System
Our solar system is a fascinating place - how well do you know it?
Average
10 Q
sinope
Apr 26 00
14463 plays
23 Interesting Planetary Data
Here is a rather tough quiz on planetary phenomena.
Average
10 Q
almach
Aug 04 01
3405 plays
24 Comparing Planets: Saturn Vs. Neptune
Saturn and Neptune are both trying to prove that they're more impressive than the other, but they haven't quite got all their facts right. You have to choose whether what the planets are claiming is true or not (assuming they can talk).
Average
10 Q
milesprower18
Aug 19 09
744 plays
25 Facts About our Solar System
This quiz contains some lesser-known facts related to our solar system. I have tried to make this as interesting as possible. I have provided some hints for those who are newbies in astronomy.
Tough
10 Q
lordsom
Mar 02 07
2628 plays
26 Astrogeology I-- Rocky Planets and Moons
Geology doesn't just apply to the Earth! Explore the geology of Mercury, Venus, Mars, the Moon, and assorted asteroids!
Tough
10 Q
pu2-ke-qi-ri
May 30 05
933 plays
27 New Planet Discovered! You Heard It Here First!
On July 29th 2005, NASA confirmed the discovery of a new planet in our solar system, beyond Pluto's orbit. This quiz is about what was known at that time, with a few updates.
Difficult
10 Q
triviapaul
Jul 31 05
1590 plays
28 Solar System - Random Facts
Some tricky questions about our marvelous Solar System. Have fun!
Difficult
10 Q
Mr5
Feb 08 04
5313 plays
29 The Earth and the Moon are Gossiping
The Earth and the Moon are sitting around gossiping about other members of the Solar System. Can you work out who they are talking about?
Average
10 Q
Kuu
Jun 09 02
8337 plays
30 Inconstant Moons?
Can a moon be hidden in a sentence? How many can you find? It may not be as easy as it sounds! To help you along on your trek I will give you the name of the planet around which the moon makes it's 'circled orb'. Good Luck!
Average
15 Q
oneof5
Jul 11 06
831 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* On this planet's surface rests the largest volcano in the solar system - Olympus Mons
* This planet's moons are named after Shakespearian characters such as Oberon, Titania, and Puck
* This planet has an atmosphere with a mass 100 times greater than Earth's and is a perfect example of the 'greenhouse effect'.
* One of Jupiter's four Galilean moons that is covered with volcanoes, molten sulfur lakes, lava flows and mountains up to 8,000 m high
* The largest asteroid in the asteroid belt


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