Other Astronomical Bodies Quizzes, Trivia and Puzzles
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It might not even be Superman, but if it's in the sky and isn't a planet, it could well be in this sub category.
23 quizzes and 235 trivia questions.
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  Twinkle Twinkle Not a Star Twinkle, Twinkle, Not a Star... best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Not all the heavenly bodies that you can see in the night sky are stars. Nebulae are the graveyards of stars, but also the birthplace of other stars. Take a look at a few nebulae and see if you can identify them by the clues.
Easier, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Jun 08 21
Easier
LeoDaVinci editor
Jun 08 21
375 plays
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  Oh No, I'm Trapped in a Black Hole best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Loved by science fiction writers for the possibilities they offer in the exploration of space and even time travel, black holes have long captured the interest of mankind. But what exactly are they?
Average, 10 Qns, skunkee, Jun 05 20
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Average
skunkee editor
Jun 05 20
6919 plays
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  All About Nebulae All About Nebulae top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Nebulae, one of the more beautiful objects in the galaxy, are very fascinating objects too. Test your knowledge of what makes a nebula what it is, and when you stare into the night sky, you can wonder: is it a nebula?
Average, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Aug 08 20
Average
LeoDaVinci editor
Aug 08 20
157 plays
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  A Trip to a Black Hole best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The idea of black holes was first presented in the 18th century and the theories were further expanded by Albert Einstein in the early 1900s. Follow Steven's trip to a black hole to see how much you know about the theories and speculations.
Tough, 10 Qns, dijonmustard, Mar 17 21
Tough
dijonmustard
Mar 17 21
4521 plays
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  What Astronomical Object Doesn't Fit 1 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here is a relatively easy quiz on various astronomical objects. I will list four objects, you pick the one that doesn't fit the group.
Average, 10 Qns, almach, Apr 25 19
Average
almach
Apr 25 19
6715 plays
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  Twenty Questions About Asteroids top quiz - 20 questions - 5 mins
Here is the next installment on my twenty question quizzes. What do you know about those pesky asteroids?
Difficult, 20 Qns, almach, May 17 21
Difficult
almach
May 17 21
2630 plays
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  Space Tour: An Exoplanetary Expedition top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Welcome space travelers to our exoplanetary expedition. We'll visit ten unusual planets up close. Let's blast off!
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Sep 01 16
Average
trident editor
Sep 01 16
324 plays
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  Extra Solar Worlds best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
With advances in our technology, we can now detect worlds around other stars. This is a very difficult quiz, unless you are up on what's "new up there".
Difficult, 10 Qns, Almach, Jan 31 07
Difficult
Almach
2058 plays
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  Exoplanets popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a tough quiz on the strange new worlds being discovered around other stars - the exoplanets.
Tough, 10 Qns, SpudKiwi, Jun 22 06
Tough
SpudKiwi
943 plays
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  M1: The Crab Nebula popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Welcome to FunTrivia's very own Messier Marathon! A Messier Marathon, named after French astronomer Charles Messier, is an telescopic journey to try and locate all 110 Messier objects. Our first port of call is M1, also known as the Crab Nebula.
Average, 10 Qns, PolskaMan, Apr 28 16
Average
PolskaMan
Apr 28 16
1140 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Approximately how many stars are estimated to be located in the Whirlpool Galaxy?

From Quiz "Whirlpool, It's Not Just an Appliance!"




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  What Astronomical Object Doesn't Fit 2 - 10 questions - 5 mins
I will list four names, you determine the one that doesn't fit the group. For instance, if I list Mercury, Venus, Earth and Jupiter, which one is different? Jupiter, it is a gas giant the other three are terrestrial worlds. Have fun.
Difficult, 10 Qns, almach, Oct 27 11
Difficult
almach
3213 plays
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  The New Earth - Gliese 581c great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
An earth-like planet was discovered. How much do you know about it?
Tough, 10 Qns, Boneseh, May 20 07
Tough
Boneseh
1203 plays
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  Deep Sky Objects One great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here is a very easy quiz for Astronomers on some popular names for clusters and nebulae. I will give you the name and you determine the Constellation it is in.
Tough, 10 Qns, almach, Feb 22 14
Tough
almach
1474 plays
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  Deep Sky Objects Two popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is another, fairly easy quiz on deep sky objects. I will give you the nebula or cluster and you determine the Constellation it is in.
Tough, 10 Qns, almach, Aug 07 08
Tough
almach
1206 plays
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  Galaxy Names great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Astronomy buffs should like this quiz. I will name a galaxy and you determine the Constellation. I will start this one off with an easy one.
Tough, 10 Qns, almach, Mar 15 10
Tough
almach
1588 plays
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  Whirlpool, It's Not Just an Appliance! - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is centered on the Whirlpool Galaxy. So please keep your hands and feet inside the washing machine...I mean spaceship as we fly through the Whirlpool!
Average, 10 Qns, Nammage, Jun 25 18
Average
Nammage gold member
Jun 25 18
168 plays
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  Endtime - 10 questions - 7 mins
Many times in the past, life on Earth has been severely affected by impacts of asteroids. It can, and it will, happen again. The only question is when.
Difficult, 10 Qns, arcturiusx, Jun 15 22
Difficult
arcturiusx
Jun 15 22
1452 plays
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  Mad About Meteors - 10 questions - 4 mins
Meteors fly through the sky, but how much do we know about them here on Earth?
Tough, 10 Qns, bigdaddypanda, Nov 20 14
Tough
bigdaddypanda
891 plays
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  M's of the Messier Marathon popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Hi, The famous astronomer Charles Messier compiled a list of objects in the night sky. Today astronomers attempt to locate and identify those objects Messier observed. This annual event is known as the Messier Marathon.
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Jun 28 10
Average
beterave
843 plays
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  Messier Marathon Madness popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Hi,these questions all pertain to the Messier Marathon. The Messier Marathon is an annual event held in the early spring.It is an attempt to identify all of the objects the French astronomer Messier viewed. Enjoy it, Beterave
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Jul 01 12
Average
beterave
549 plays
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  Around our local cluster of galaxies - 10 questions - 4 mins
Hello! You and your crew are on a mission outside this galaxy! You go around but the space gods don't allow you to go from galaxy to galaxy unless you know its name or a fact about it.
Average, 10 Qns, Pokeman2001, Aug 12 13
Average
Pokeman2001
312 plays
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  Deep Sky Objects Three - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a little harder quiz on Astronomy. I will give you the popular name of the object and you determine the Constellation.
Tough, 10 Qns, almach, Jun 11 03
Tough
almach
933 plays
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  Deep Sky Objects Four - 5 questions - 5 mins
Here is one more test on deep sky objects. I name the object and you determine which Constellation it is in.
Difficult, 5 Qns, almach, May 10 06
Difficult
almach
1176 plays
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