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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!)
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10 Q
Fifiona81
Jan 29 15
360 plays
2 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 Q
Bfree_Freeb
Jun 18 15
141 plays
3 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!
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10 Q
reedy
Jan 30 15
246 plays
4 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 Q
ayu29
Feb 06 15
195 plays
5 The Constellations & Their History
How well do you know the constellations?
Difficult
20 Q
achernar
Feb 06 05
2247 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.
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10 Q
almach
Mar 01 07
1014 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.
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10 Q
achernar
May 31 04
2067 plays
8 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.
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10 Q
LeoDaVinci
Jul 27 02
3120 plays
9 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?
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10 Q
guitargoddess
Sep 15 13
603 plays
10 The Southern Cross and its Neighbourhood
The Southern Cross constellation and its southern hemisphere neighbourhood are well worth getting starry-eyed about.
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10 Q
sterretjie101
Jan 27 09
417 plays
11 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!
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10 Q
achernar
Jun 02 04
2811 plays
12 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!
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10 Q
reeshy
Jun 09 09
936 plays
13 Siriusly speaking!
This is a quiz on the star Sirius.
Tough
10 Q
almach
Jan 18 07
1083 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.
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10 Q
LeoDaVinci
Aug 02 02
2967 plays
15 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.
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10 Q
looney_tunes
Sep 15 13
177 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?
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10 Q
CellarDoor
Jul 10 01
1695 plays
17 Binary Stars and their Mechanisms
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!
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10 Q
pagea
Sep 15 13
174 plays
18 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!"
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10 Q
aya3098
Jun 12 10
411 plays
19 Star Gazing
Come with me to view the constellations in the night sky! Hopefully you will learn something along the way!
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Sep 19 13
513 plays
20 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.
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10 Q
almach
Jul 17 01
1854 plays
21 Constellations
Here are 10 questions on the Constellations.
Tough
10 Q
almach
Sep 30 01
1641 plays
22 Why So Sirius?
What do you know about Sirius, the brightest star visible from Earth? Try this quiz and find out.
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10 Q
StarGaGa
Feb 09 14
216 plays
23 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.
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10 Q
almach
Sep 30 01
1206 plays
24 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.
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10 Q
reedy
Nov 04 13
420 plays
25 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 Q
ElusiveDream
Feb 09 13
492 plays
26 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.
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20 Q
almach
Sep 30 01
1473 plays
27 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 Q
Dave42007
Jun 22 12
339 plays
28 Stars And Constellations III
Here's my third quiz about constellations and stars. There's some questions about the locations and meanings of stars and constellations, etc. It's not too hard if you know a few things about what makes up our incredible Universe. Good luck, and have fun
Tough
10 Q
Ace417
Apr 22 01
1689 plays
29 Double Stars
Here is a neat little quiz on double stars. I will name the star and you determine the Constellation. Should be easy for Astronomy buffs.
Tough
10 Q
almach
Jul 18 01
687 plays
30 The Night Sky
This quiz is regarding the position of some of the constellations in the northern hemisphere's night sky. All information was verified by "How to Identify Night Sky" by Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion. Enjoy. And please rate me!
Average
10 Q
nannabelle
Mar 22 04
1137 plays
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Last Updated Jul 04 15 3:39 AM


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* Which of these stars is the eye of Taurus?
* Out of these stars, which one is NOT in Orion's belt?
* What is the closest number to the Sun's APPARENT magnitude?
* Which of these is in the constellation Gemini?
* This is called the 'dog star.'


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