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If it's up in the sky, you'll probably find a quiz about it somewhere in here. Do some space exploration with these quizzes on the solar system and all things cosmological.
300 Astronomy quizzes and 4,200 Astronomy trivia questions.
  Stargazing 101: Understanding the Night Sky - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about the fundamental interactions between the Earth and the night sky that help to orientate stargazers.
Average, 10 Qns, patrickk, Nov 28 22
Nov 28 22
116 plays
  Solar System Wonders Solar System Wonders best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are ten magnificent images of objects found in outer space. How many of them will you know?
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Nov 29 22
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Nov 29 22
7109 plays
  A Pictorial Tour of the Solar System A Pictorial Tour of the Solar System best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Sep 15 13
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
rossian editor
3380 plays
  If Its Any Constellation If It's Any Constellation top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you identify the constellation by a photo of it, along with some supplementary clues in the questions to help?
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Sep 15 13
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
guitargoddess gold member
2748 plays
  Fascinating Astronomy 2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is quizzyland's second quiz on the topic of astronomy. Considering that, the questions are relatively easy (I hope). Please give it a try and good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jan 06 14
thejazzkickazz gold member
17234 plays
  Astronomy in Binoculars! best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
You don't need a big, expensive telescope to do astronomy! You can see plenty of interesting stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies with nothing more than a pair of 7x35 binoculars. How, you ask? Take this quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Mar 02 18
Mar 02 18
8259 plays
  From Here to Eternity best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Take a trip from Earth through the solar system and into the vast universe beyond! See how many sites you recognise!
Average, 10 Qns, alaspooryoric, Feb 02 22
alaspooryoric gold member
Feb 02 22
4430 plays
  A Heavenly Body By Any Other Name great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
My young grandson enjoys stargazing and learning about heavenly bodies. He has found that many times heavenly bodies have more than one name. See if you can correctly match the common name given with an alternative designation.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 02 22
ponycargirl editor
Feb 02 22
548 plays
  A Look at the Cosmos best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Astronomy is quite possibly the most exciting and interesting branch of science in the opinion of the public. It is accessible, visible and the science is often shaped by amateur stargazers! Enjoy the quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Feb 02 22
Feb 02 22
5613 plays
  Astronomy - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz about general astromomy. It was written in 2000, so please keep this in mind when planets are described.
Average, 10 Qns, skywynd, Oct 19 21
Oct 19 21
14884 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What do some people, in cultures all across the globe, claim to see in the full moon?

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  Paint a Picture In the Sky Paint a Picture In the Sky great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz about constellations and the stars. Use the photo clues to help you answer the questions.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, kino76, Feb 02 17
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
kino76 gold member
Feb 02 17
749 plays
  Heavenly Bodies and Phenomena Heavenly Bodies and Phenomena popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Join in me in a bit of space exploration. Together we will visit, among other things, planets, constellations and galaxies.
Easier, 10 Qns, gme24, Feb 02 22
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
gme24 gold member
Feb 02 22
1060 plays
  Astronomy Savvy best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
From the vast recesses of my mind, I've collected the most difficult facts about space I could remember and created this quiz. Hopefully, it'll provide quite a tough challenge for everyone. And, as always, please enjoy.
Tough, 10 Qns, wolfie001, Feb 02 22
Feb 02 22
7516 plays
  Star Gazing Star Gazing great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Come with me to view the constellations in the night sky! Hopefully you will learn something along the way!
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 12 18
ponycargirl editor
Nov 12 18
2339 plays
  Space and The Universe - 10 questions - 3 mins
How well do you know about this great big huge place we call the Universe??? Test yourself with this rather tough quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, debrafromsumner, Nov 21 22
Nov 21 22
15864 plays
  What do you know about The Solar System? - 10 questions - 3 mins
Our solar system is a fascinating place - how well do you know it?
Average, 10 Qns, sinope, Mar 15 17
Mar 15 17
15209 plays
  A Starry Night A Starry Night - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Jan 30 15
reedy gold member
808 plays
  Celestial Navigation Stars Celestial Navigation Stars - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jan 18 16
Triviaballer gold member
572 plays
  What Planet Were You On?! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Star date 4392.24. Last entry of Captain John Russell. Now adrift in space, I hope my log book makes it back to Earth in the escape pod. The worm holes discovered in 2017 worked, but I ran out of fuel. Hope the log helps the next traveler.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Nov 10 16
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
Nov 10 16
1487 plays
  Stars on the Red Carpet Stars on the Red Carpet popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Roll out the red carpet for these ten gorgeous stars of the sky.
Average, 10 Qns, pennie1478, Feb 19 14
1632 plays
  The Space Pumpkin editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I am hosting a cosmic dinner party, but am missing some ingredients. With that, I hop in my spacecraft, which happens to be a giant pumpkin, to travel the depths of space to collect food items.
Tough, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Feb 02 22
salami_swami gold member
Feb 02 22
2824 plays
  The Hubble Space Telescope best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is not for rocket scientists only. Try it and see how much you know about the Hubble Space Telescope.
Average, 10 Qns, severnriver, Dec 01 14
3963 plays
  Twenty Questions About Comets best quiz - 20 questions - 5 mins
This is the last in the twenty questions about Solar System objects. Hopefully you have enjoyed them as much as I have enjoyed making them. What do you know about these visitors from the depths of our solar sytem, comets?
Tough, 20 Qns, almach, Feb 26 22
Feb 26 22
6071 plays
  The Shining top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is not about Stephen King's book, it's about some of the bright objects in the sky that mankind has observed and sometimes been a little scared of for millennia. Let's see how many you know.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Apr 12 13
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
CmdrK gold member
1686 plays
  Starlight Star Bright Starlight Star Bright - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Nov 04 13
reedy gold member
819 plays
  The Stars of 'Harry Potter' editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Feb 11 15
Fifiona81 editor
1033 plays
  So You Think You're a Space Nerd? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A human's brain is pretty big and can hold so much information, but do you know what's bigger? If you answered elephants, well I agree to disagree. The universe is so much bigger than elephants.
Average, 10 Qns, lisbarber, Jan 10 15
4800 plays
  Abducted by Aliens popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, nycdmc70, Jun 01 19
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Jun 01 19
2501 plays
  A History of Hydrogen top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The story of the universe is reflected in the history of hydrogen. Let's take a look at a highlight reel.
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Oct 03 14
CellarDoor gold member
955 plays
  The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Sep 16 13
looney_tunes editor
2094 plays
  Match the Star great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
There are many well-known stars in our night skies. Can you match the name of the star with its description?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Sep 09 20
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Sep 09 20
198 plays
  Starry Night popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Tonight seems like a good night to look at a few stars. For this quiz, you will need to match each star's proper name with its stellar designation. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, RedHook13, May 14 20
RedHook13 gold member
May 14 20
242 plays
  Starry Night Trivia great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, Dec 30 14
3004 plays
  The Constellations & Their History top quiz - 20 questions - 8 mins
How well do you know the constellations?
Difficult, 20 Qns, achernar, Oct 13 22
Oct 13 22
2410 plays
  Planetary Postcards - 10 questions - 4 mins
Melanie Heng is on a trip through the Solar System, sending postcards back to her friends on Earth. Use the descriptions to guess Melanie's location.
Easier, 10 Qns, ElusiveDream, Aug 17 18
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Aug 17 18
1871 plays
  The Ten Best and Brightest - 10 questions - 4 mins
Okay, maybe not best, but certainly brightest! I shine the spotlight (not that they need it) on the ten brightest stars in our night sky according to and This excludes our Sun, the actual brightest.
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Dec 18 21
Dec 18 21
195 plays
  The Night Sky great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some of the beautiful and intriguing things you can see on a clear, dark night.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 17 14
wjames gold member
1860 plays
  An Astronomical Mix best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here is a mix of questions about moons in our solar system, stars, and constellations. If you get the ten answers correct, the first letters of the right answers will spell out another astronomical name.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Mar 11 15
Ampelos gold member
1033 plays
  The Life and Death of Stars - 10 questions - 2 mins
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'.
Easier, 10 Qns, ElusiveDream, Apr 13 19
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Apr 13 19
690 plays
  Watch this Space - 10 questions - 3 mins
Space is vast. There are lots of stars which illuminate this dark space and this quiz is about them. I will give you the name of the star. You have to match that star with the constellation which it is part of.
Easier, 10 Qns, The_Rubiks, Jun 06 19
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Jun 06 19
290 plays
  Dancing With The Stars - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz challenge, using names of reality shows. We could use the name of a real show, but we couldn't do the quiz on the show. So, I figured stars/astronomy would be a good topic. Hope you like it!
Average, 10 Qns, babsr, Sep 19 20
babsr gold member
Sep 19 20
680 plays
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