General Astronomy Quiz

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Last updated: April 19, 2014
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How many planets are in our solar system as we know of?
8
Is the sun the biggest star in the universe?
No
What galaxy are we in?
Milky Way
Is there a blackhole in our galaxy?
Yes
Name the 1st planet from the sun
Mercury
Name the largest dwarf planet in the solar system
Eris
Where do most comets come from?
Oort Cloud
How many miles are in one light year?
6 trillion
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Does Earth, at one point, have rings?
Yes
Does Mars have rings?
No
What is the biggest planet in the solar system?
Jupiter
What is the smallest planet in the solar system?
Mercury
What is another name for failed stars, stars that emit very little light, are almost invisible, and are bigger than Jupiter yet much smaller and dimmer than the sun?
Brown Dwarf
Is a white dwarf the result of a supernova?
No
Can white dwarfs have their own supernovas?
Yes
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Level 49
May 14, 2014
Perhaps this should be reformatted so that the correct answer must go in the correct space. The auto fill ins mean that some questions later on are already answered when we get to them.
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Level 77
Apr 30, 2015
No fun having so many answers get filled in automatically. You should consider rewording them to be something other than yes/no questions. Also, you should accept Kuiper Belt as well.
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Level 56
Feb 9, 2016
Why can't you write 6 trillion as 6,000,000,000,000?
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Level 60
Sep 10, 2018
Pluto > Eris