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Perry Como wanted to catch a falling one and Vincent van Gogh painted them. If you're feeling starry eyed, these quizzes will give you much more information about what you're looking at.   

There are 50 quizzes and 545 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: Stars - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 545 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
The Stars of 'Harry Potter'

You won't find anything about Daniel Radcliffe or Emma Watson in this quiz, as it's actually about a variety of stars whose names were given to characters from the 'Harry Potter' books. (No knowledge of the series is required - but it might help!)
Average (10 qns)
Fifiona81
621 plays
2
My Two Suns

Welcome to this quiz on binary stars. Let's see how much you know about these stellar partners.
Tough (10 qns)
RedHook13
Dec 22 16
81 plays
3
Constellation Math

First, identify a pair of quantities about the constellations, then do the math to come up with the answer.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
Earthboy
Dec 13 16
39 plays
4
The Constellations & Their History

How well do you know the constellations?
Difficult (20 qns)
achernar
2301 plays
5
Star Facts

This quiz contains a mixture of questions on stars. The quiz has been written as part of the TRIC challenge. Hope you all like it.
Tough (10 qns)
ayu29
342 plays
6
Barnard's star

Barnard's star was discovered by Edward Emerson Barnard in 1916. But what is so interesting about Barnard's star? Take the quiz and increase your knowledge.
Tough (10 qns)
almach
1032 plays
7
The Pole Star

Stranded in the middle of nowhere in the Northern Hemisphere, completely disoriented, don't know which is the way home...what could be more helpful than the Pole Star to guide you? Take this quiz and see how much you know about the Pole Star.
Average (10 qns)
achernar
2100 plays
8
A Starry Night

I have chosen five of my favourite (northern hemisphere) constellations to ask you about. Come join me as I travel the stars!
Average (10 qns)
reedy
369 plays
9
Night Sky Lore

Constellations are pictures in the sky made up of groups of stars. I'll give you the shape of the constellation, you tell me its name.
Average (10 qns)
LeoDaVinci
3210 plays
10
Binary Star Systems

This quiz is based on a lecture I had as part of an Astronomy module called Life and Death of Stars. It is a Level 1 university course. Good luck and have fun playing!
Average (10 qns)
reeshy
951 plays
11
If It's Any Constellation

Can you identify the constellation by a photo of it, along with some supplementary clues in the questions to help?
Average (10 qns)
guitargoddess
1776 plays
12
Starry Night Trivia

Sorry to disappoint Modern Art-enthusiasts...this quiz has nothing to do with van Gogh's famous picture; rather, it's about all the twinkling specks of light that we can see (with or without optical aids) in the night sky. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
achernar
2892 plays
13
Siriusly speaking!

This is a quiz on the star Sirius.
Tough (10 qns)
almach
1095 plays
14
Constellation's Stars

Everyone knows the constellations, but few know the stars that make them up. I'll give you the stars, you tell me to which celestial picture they belong.
Average (10 qns)
LeoDaVinci
3114 plays
15
Star Gazing

Come with me to view the constellations in the night sky! Hopefully you will learn something along the way!
Tough (10 qns)
ponycargirl
1518 plays
16
Binary Stars

Double and multiple star systems (often called binary systems) - groups of two or more stars that are gravitationally attracted - form an important and exciting branch of astronomy. What do you know about them?
Tough (10 qns)
CellarDoor
1713 plays
17
The Southern Cross and its Neighbourhood

The Southern Cross constellation and its southern hemisphere neighbourhood are well worth getting starry-eyed about.
Average (10 qns)
sterretjie101
684 plays
18
Celestial Navigation Stars

There are fifty-eight stars that have a special status in astronomy because they aid in celestial navigation. This quiz will test your knowledge of some of them. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Triviaballer
180 plays
19
Starlight Star Bright

The apparent magnitude of a star (or other celestial object) is a measure of how bright it is as seen from Earth. Here are a few questions for all you bright people out there.
Average (10 qns)
reedy
489 plays
20
The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram is of interest to astronomers studying stellar evolution. I hope it is also of interest to you.
Average (10 qns)
looney_tunes
1314 plays
21
Paint a Picture In the Sky

A quiz about constellations and the stars. Use the photo clues to help you answer the questions.
Easy (10 qns)
kino76
Feb 02 17
342 plays
22
Look Up There!

This is a quiz about naked-eye astronomy, or stargazing. You don't need a telescope. All you need is a clear night and an eye or two. You don't even have to leave the light pollution of a major city to see the bright celestial objects in this quiz.
Tough (10 qns)
Bfree_Freeb
192 plays
23
Constellation Abbreviations #1

I will give you the constellation and you determine the abbreviation. These abbreviations are used by both professional and amateur astronomers. When preparing a list of objects to observe, it is easier to use the constellation abbr. instead.
Average (20 qns)
almach
1521 plays
24
Stars and Constellations

Do you know where the stars are? This quiz tests your knowledge of what stars are in which constellations. This should be easy for Astronomy buffs.
Average (10 qns)
almach
1932 plays
25
When You Wish Upon A Star

Whenever you wish upon a star, the first thing you have to do is to know about stars. For that just play this quiz. This is our first team quiz. Hope you all like this quiz.
Tough (10 qns)
ayu29
234 plays
26
Southern Constellations

This quiz is about the constellations visible from the Southern Hemisphere, some of which can not be seen from the Northern Hemisphere. The Latin names are used.
Easy (10 qns)
Dave42007
381 plays
27
The Life and Death of Stars

Welcome to my second Author Quiz Challenge. Stars have lives similar to ours. They're born, they live for a few billion years then they die. This quiz is all about 'The Life and Death of Stars'.
Easy (10 qns)
ElusiveDream
558 plays
28
When You Wish Upon a Star...

See if you can figure out which of the four stars listed is the one being "wished upon." Be prepared for some constellations and whatnot as well. This quiz was created as part of "A Disney Challenge!"
Average (10 qns)
aya3098
444 plays
29
Constellations

Here are 10 questions on the Constellations.
Tough (10 qns)
almach
1677 plays
30
Constellation Abbreviations #2

Here are some more constellation abbreviations. These abbreviations are used by both professional and amateur astronomers. When preparing a list of objects to observe, it is easier to use the abbreviation of the constellation.
Average (10 qns)
almach
1230 plays
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