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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 51 quizzes and 555 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  The Stars of 'Harry Potter' Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jan 29 15

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
Fifiona81 editor
702 plays
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trivia quiz  Constellation Math new 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Earthboy, Dec 13 16

First, identify a pair of quantities about the constellations, then do the math to come up with the answer.
Difficult
Earthboy
57 plays
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trivia quiz  The Constellations & Their History cool 20 questions
Difficult, 20 Qns, achernar, Feb 06 05

How well do you know the constellations?
Difficult
achernar
2316 plays
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trivia quiz  Barnard's star cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, almach, Mar 01 07

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
almach
1038 plays
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trivia quiz  Star Facts cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ayu29, Feb 06 15

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
ayu29
357 plays
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trivia quiz  The Pole Star cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, achernar, May 31 04

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
achernar
2118 plays
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trivia quiz  Night Sky Lore cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Jul 27 02

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
LeoDaVinci editor
3228 plays
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photo quiz  If It's Any Constellation cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Sep 15 13

Can you identify the constellation by a photo of it, along with some supplementary clues in the questions to help?
Average
guitargoddess editor
2025 plays
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trivia quiz  Starry Night Trivia cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, achernar, Jun 02 04

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
achernar
2898 plays
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trivia quiz  Binary Star Systems cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reeshy, Jun 09 09

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
reeshy gold member
1026 plays
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photo quiz  A Starry Night cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Jan 30 15

I have chosen five of my favourite (northern hemisphere) constellations to ask you about. Come join me as I travel the stars!
Average
reedy
393 plays
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trivia quiz  Siriusly speaking! cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, almach, Jan 18 07

This is a quiz on the star Sirius.
Tough
almach
1107 plays
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trivia quiz  Constellation's Stars 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Aug 02 02

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
LeoDaVinci editor
3123 plays
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photo quiz  Star Gazing 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 19 13

Come with me to view the constellations in the night sky! Hopefully you will learn something along the way!
Tough
ponycargirl editor
1782 plays
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trivia quiz  The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 15 13

The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram is of interest to astronomers studying stellar evolution. I hope it is also of interest to you.
Average
looney_tunes editor
1560 plays
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trivia quiz  Binary Stars 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Jul 10 01

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
CellarDoor gold member
1725 plays
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photo quiz  Celestial Navigation Stars 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Jan 17 16

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
Triviaballer gold member
207 plays
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trivia quiz  The Southern Cross and its Neighbourhood 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, sterretjie101, Jan 27 09

The Southern Cross constellation and its southern hemisphere neighbourhood are well worth getting starry-eyed about.
Average
sterretjie101
741 plays
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photo quiz  Paint a Picture In the Sky 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, kino76, Feb 02 17

A quiz about constellations and the stars. Use the photo clues to help you answer the questions.
Easy
kino76
Feb 02 17
435 plays
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trivia quiz  The Constellations -- NOT 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Aug 31 17

The aim of this quiz is to find the odd one out, which constellation does NOT belong with the other three. A knowledge of Latin will be of great advantage since the constellations traditionally bear Latin names.
Average
Ampelos gold member
Aug 31 17
216 plays
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photo quiz  Starlight Star Bright 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Nov 04 13

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
reedy
519 plays
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trivia quiz  Constellation Abbreviations #1 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, almach, Sep 30 01

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
almach
1548 plays
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trivia quiz  When You Wish Upon a Star... 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, aya3098, Jun 12 10

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
aya3098
459 plays
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trivia quiz  Stars and Constellations 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, almach, Jul 17 01

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
almach
1941 plays
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trivia quiz  Look Up There! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Bfree_Freeb, Jun 18 15

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
Bfree_Freeb gold member
207 plays
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trivia quiz  Constellations 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, almach, Sep 30 01

Here are 10 questions on the Constellations.
Tough
almach
1683 plays
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trivia quiz  The Life and Death of Stars 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ElusiveDream, Feb 09 13

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
ElusiveDream
585 plays
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trivia quiz  Constellation Abbreviations #2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, almach, Sep 30 01

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
almach
1299 plays
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trivia quiz  Binary Stars and their Mechanisms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pagea, Sep 15 13

Don't be put off by the title of this quiz! You'll be surprised how much you know and how interesting it is to learn. Good luck!
Average
pagea gold member
1620 plays
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trivia quiz  Southern Constellations 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Dave42007, Jun 22 12

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
Dave42007
396 plays
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