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Quiz about Planetary Matching Extravaganza
Quiz about Planetary Matching Extravaganza

Planetary Matching Extravaganza Quiz

Showcasing a new quiz format!

This is the first ever test of the new "Photo Match" quiz type. In this format you match up text labels with a set of photos. Enjoy!

by Terry. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Terry
Time
3 mins
Type
Quiz #
412,494
Updated
Apr 26 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
661
Awards
Top 5% quiz!
Last 3 plays: bradncarol (6/10), zeroapoc (10/10), MallySmythe (5/10).
It should be pretty self-explanatory!
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Mercury Neptune Saturn Venus Earth The Sun Mars Uranus The Moon Jupiter



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Venus

Venus is the brightest planet in the night sky and can sometimes be seen just after sunset or just before sunrise. It has been observed by astronomers for centuries and has played an important role in many cultures and mythologies. Venus has been visited by several spacecraft, including the Soviet Venera and Vega missions, as well as NASA's Magellan spacecraft, which mapped the planet's surface with radar.
2. Neptune

Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun and the farthest planet in our solar system. It was discovered in 1846 by astronomers Johann Gottfried Galle and Urbain Le Verrier. Neptune is a gas giant, with a thick atmosphere made up mainly of hydrogen, helium, and methane. The planet is known for its blue color, which comes from the absorption of red light by methane in its atmosphere.
3. Mercury

Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system and the closest planet to the sun. It orbits the sun in just 88 Earth days, making it the fastest planet in the solar system. Mercury has a rocky, cratered surface, similar to that of Earth's moon. The planet has no atmosphere, and its surface is bombarded by solar radiation and meteoroid impacts.
4. The Sun

The Sun has a magnetic field that drives a range of solar activity, including sunspots, solar flares, and coronal mass ejections. These phenomena can have significant impacts on Earth, causing disturbances in the planet's magnetic field and atmosphere. The Sun's activity follows an 11-year cycle, with periods of maximum and minimum activity.
5. Earth

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only known planet in the universe that supports life. It has a complex system of interacting spheres, including the geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere, that work together to create a habitable planet.
6. Saturn

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and is known for its distinctive system of rings, which are made up of billions of individual particles of ice and rock. The planet has a diameter of about 120,000 kilometers, making it the second-largest planet in the solar system after Jupiter.
7. Uranus

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and the butt of many jokes, thanks to its unfortunate name. The planet is a gas giant, meaning it's composed primarily of hydrogen and helium, but it also contains trace amounts of methane, which gives it a blue-green color.
8. Mars

Mars has been known since ancient times and is named after the Roman god of war. The planet's reddish appearance in the night sky has long fascinated astronomers and led to various theories about its nature. The first telescopic observations of Mars were made by Galileo Galilei in the early 17th century, and subsequent observations by other astronomers revealed the planet's polar ice caps, volcanoes, and other features.
9. Jupiter

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and is the largest planet in the solar system, with a diameter of about 142,000 kilometers. The planet is a gas giant, primarily composed of hydrogen and helium, with a small rocky core at its center. One of Jupiter's most famous features is its Great Red Spot, a giant storm that has been raging for at least 350 years and is larger than the size of Earth.
10. The Moon

Some people believe that the moon is made of cheese, although we can confirm that it's actually made of rock and dust. Despite its lack of atmosphere and uneventful surface, the moon still holds a special place in our hearts and inspires poets, scientists, and werewolf enthusiasts everywhere.
Source: Author Terry

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