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Space Quiz

Put your search skills and knowledge of Space to the test by completing this webquest quiz. There are ten questions. When finished Skype one of our online teachers with your answers. Then try some of our other quizzes aimed at students of English as a foreign or second language.


1 - What is the name of the force holding us to the Earth?

         (A) Centrifugal   (B) Gravity   (C) Magnetic   (D) Air resistance

2 - What is the name for an object that is in orbit around a planet?

         (A) A star   (B) A comet   (C) A satellite   (D) An asteroid

3 - Which of the following is not a use of artificial satellites?

         (A) Travelling to other planets   (B) Surveillance   (C) Weather forecasting  

4 - Which is the hottest planet in our solar system?

         (A) Earth   (B) Venus   (C) Mercury   (D) Mars 

5 - Who was the first person in space?

         (A) Neil Armstrong   (B) Yuri Gagarin  (C) Miroslaw Hermaszewski 

6 - Which planet is known as the red planet?

         (A) Neptune   (B) Mars   (C) Jupiter   (D) Saturn 

7 - Which planet is the largest in our solar system?

         (A) Pluto   (B) Uranus   (C) Saturn   (D) Jupiter 

8 - What was the first living creature to be launched into space?

         (A) A monkey   (B) A cat   (C) A rabbit   (D) A dog 

9 - Where is the world’s largest radio telescope located?

         (A) Argentina   (B) Puerto Rico   (C) Mexico   (D) Australia 

10 - Which is the planet with the greatest number of moons?

         (A) Uranus   (B) Jupiter   (C) Neptune   (D) Saturn


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