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Astronomy Questions - All Grades

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The Astronomy questions below are in the following grade levels: Kindergarten
Grades: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 College
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Grade 9 :: Planetary Motion by kelebutler
Planets that are close to the sun
  1. move through the asteroid belt
  2. orbit faster than the outer planets
  3. orbit slower than the outer planets
  4. move closer and closer to the sun
Grade 5 :: The Moon by SGC315
Craters on the moon were created by...
  1. satellites
  2. meteoroids
  3. comets
  4. equipment from human exploration of the moon
Grade 9 :: Inner Planets by LBeth
One day on Mercury is equal to about 59 Earth days. Which statement best explains this phenomena?
  1. Mercury rotates slower than the Earth
  2. Mercury revolves faster than the Earth
  3. Earth is farther from the Sun than Mercury
  4. Earth has a lower orbital eccentricity than Mercury
Grade 9 :: Outer Planets by LBeth
Which statement correctly compares the atmospheres of the Jovian planets and the Earth?
  1. they consist mostly of helium and hydrogen like the Earth's earliest atmosphere
  2. they consist mostly of nitrogen and oxygen like the Earth's present day atmosphere
  3. unlike the Earth, the Jovian planets have no atmospheres
  4. the Jovian planets have atmospheres, but they are much thinner than the Earth's atmosphere
Grade 9 :: Outer Planets by LBeth
Which gas gives the planets shown below their color?
Planet Neptune - SmallPlanet Uranus - Small
  1. nitrogen
  2. methane
  3. ammonia
  4. carbon dioxide
Grade 6 :: Planetary Motion by estafford
Grade 9 :: Inner Planets by LBeth
Which planet is pictured below?
Planet Mars - Small
  1. Mars
  2. Earth
  3. Venus
  4. Mercury
Grade 9 :: Outer Planets by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Inner Planets by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Outer Planets by LBeth
The rings of the planet pictured below are mainly
Planet Saturn - Small
  1. water ice
  2. helium gas
  3. liquid hydrogen
  4. frozen carbon dioxide
Grade 9 :: Inner Planets by LBeth
The predominant component of the atmosphere of the planet shown below is
Planet Venus - Small
  1. oxygen
  2. nitrogen
  3. carbon dioxide
  4. carbon monoxide
Grade 9 :: Outer Planets by LBeth
Which Jovian planets have rings?
  1. Saturn only
  2. Saturn and Neptune
  3. Saturn, Neptune, and Uranus
  4. Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, and Jupiter
Grade 9 :: Outer Planets by LBeth
Grade 9 :: The Moon by LBeth
Use the diagram of the moon to answer the question.
Map of the Moon
Which geological event most likely formed Mare Vaporum?
  1. tectonic uplift
  2. impact cratering
  3. recent volcanic activity
  4. ancient volcanic activity
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