The space is huge. It is like an onion where there is always something new each time you peel it. It is always so exciting to learn and you will not get tired from it. A lot of people are interested in learning about space, even most kids at school answer astronauts when they are asked what they want to be.
The topic about the space might appear on the quiz on Bing. If you come across it, you can challenge yourself by answering every question. In order to practice, you might want to answer these following questions about the space. If you manage to get lots of rights, the chance to slay the Bing space quiz is high.
1. What is the name of the day when the direct ray of the sun crosses the celestial equator?
a. The ecliptic
b. The solstice
c. The equinox
d. The aphelion
2. Who is the inventor of the telescope?
b. Johannes Kepler
d. Hans Lippershey
3. Which of these following objects is the farthest from the sun?
c. Kuiper belt
d. 90377 Sedna
4. What is it called to describe the alignment of three celestial bodies?
5. What is the name of the smallest planet in the solar system by mass?
6. What is the thing to call the visible part of the sun?
a. The atmosphere
b. The photosphere
c. The lithosphere
d. The stratosphere
7. What is the thing that makes a planet a dwarf one?
b. Distance from the sun
c. Size and shape
8. How many times larger is the radius of the sun than that of the Earth?
9. What are the names of the two motions owned by all planets?
a. Wiggle and wobble
b. Twist and shout
c. Orbit and spin
d. Rock and roll
10. How many miles or kilometers are approximately there in a light year?
a. 590,000 miles or 950,000 km
b. 5.9 trillion miles or 9.5 trillion km
c. 5.9 billion or 9.5 billion km
d. 5.9 million or 9.5 million km
11. What is the thing to call the radio source that is very far from the Earth?
12. What is the material of the nucleus of a comet?
b. Helium and water
c. Radio waves
d. Ice, dust, and organic materials
13. When did the space age start?
14. What is the name of the Us spacecraft that Neil Armstrong and Edin Aldrin, Jr. landed on the moon?
a. Apollo 7
b. Apollo 11
c. Apollo 13
d. Apollo 17
15. What one was the first living creature named Laika sent into the space?
a. Sputnik 2
b. Sputnik 3
c. Apollo 11
d. Vostok 1
16. Who was the one to enter outer space twice?
a. Christina Koch
b. Yuri Gagarin
c. Scott Kelly
d. Vladimir Komarov
17. When did the space shuttle Columbia disaster take place?
18. How many space flights were carried out by the Spacelab in total?
a. 20 flights
b. 25 flights
c. 40 flights
d. 50 flights
19. Who is the first space tourist?
a. Greg Olsen
b. Mark Shuttleworth
c. Dennis Tito
d. Richard Garriott
20. When did the Soviet cosmonaut named Valentina Tereshkova become the first woman travel to space?
21. What is the thing that the atmosphere on Mars is mostly composed of?
b. Carbon dioxide
22. How long did the first artificial satellite named Sputnik 1 stay in the orbit of the Earth?
a. 3 months
b. 6 months
c. 1 year
d. 3 years
23. Who found the Crab Nebula?
a. Charles Messier
b. John Bevis
c. John Flamsteed
d. Ernst Otto Fischer
24. When was Pluto excluded from the list of the planets?
25. When did the first extrasolar planet be discovered?
26. Which of these combos do not have a natural satellite?
a. Uranus and Venus
b. Mercury and Neptune
c. Mercury and Saturn
d. Mercury and Venus
27. Who was the one that gave the suggestion of an artificial satellite?
a. Galileo Galilei
b. Sir Isaac Newton
c. Leonardo da Vinci
d. Johannes Kepler
28. Which one is the minimum speed of the meteoroid when it enters the atmosphere of the earth?
a. 20,000 miles or 32,187 km per hour
b. 55,000 miles or 88,514 km per hour
c. 35,000 miles or 56,327 km per hour
d. 25,000 miles or 40,234 km per hour
29. Who was the name of the first female commander of the International Space Station or ISS?
a. Christina Koch
b. Peggy Whitson
c. Eileen Collins
d. Valentina Tereshkova
30. Who was the developer of the theory of auroral phenomena?
a. Galileo Galilei
b. Fredrik Stormer
c. Albert Einstein
d. Isaac Newton
Fun facts about the space
- The sun might be considered an average size star but it could fit one million earth in it.
- Totally to the popular belief, earth is not the only planet in the solar system that has liquid water. According to NASA, there is intermittent running water on Mars as well.
- Since Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus, and Saturn do not have solid surfaces, it is possible to walk on them.
- If you ever dreamt of flying a plane to Pluto, you might want to rethink because it would take more than 800 years to do so.
- You might have heard about an asteroid but do you know its size? It actually has the size of a car. However, it burns up before it manages to reach Earth.
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