Are You Smart Enough To Lead a Space Expedition?

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Are You Smart Enough To Lead a Space Expedition?
To many, space seems like something complex, distant, and incomprehensible. However, some admire its mystery and unexplored nature. Test your knowledge of the planets, moons, and more!

What is found at the center of the Milky Way?

Earth

Sagittarius A*

Nougat filling

The Sun

What astronomer showed that the Milky Way is just one of many galaxies?

Galileo

Edwin Hubble

Harlow Shapley

Descartes

The Orion Nebula is visible to the naked eye at night.

"False"

"True"

Which of these is a constellation dating back to the classical Greek?

Chameleon

Phoenix

Hydrus

Pleiades

Space is silent.

"True"

"False"

Which of these does not happen to the human body in space?

Spine straightens

Skin of the feet flakes off

Tears don't fall

Thirst disappears

Roughly how many other planets do we know about?

8

600

1800

40

If two pieces of the same metal touch in space they will be permanently stuck together.

"True"

"False"

What is the typical temperature of the sun's surface?

15,000 C

5,600 C

15,000,000 C

500 C

What is particularly risky in space?

Water leakage

Watching the news

Fire

Maple syrup

When was the first component of the International Space Station launched?

1973

1998

2005

2000

Most stars are red dwarfs.

"True"

"False"

We only know of four comets.

"False"

"True"

Which planet has 18 moons?

Neptune

Saturn

Jupiter

Galileo

Which of these is not a moon of Jupiter?

Europa

Io

Callisto

Mercury

Which planet is known as the gas giant?

Beano

Jupiter

Venus

Uranus

Why is the moon's surface so cratered?

It's made of cheese

Mistakes made while filming Armageddon

Pummeled by space rocks billions of years ago

Remnants of the many moon landings in last 50 years

How many earths could fit inside the Sun?

5 million

1 million

6

10 million

What was the name of the first dog in space?

Rin Tin Tin

Boo

Laika

Bebe

Which of these is "the other blue planet"?

Mars

Neptune

Uranus

Jupiter

When was the Hubble Space telescope launched into low Earth orbit?

1986

1990

1994

1983

Who was the first female in space?

Chrisa McAuliffe

Valentina Tereshkova

Yi So-yeon

Peggy Whitson

What is Cassiopeia named after?

A vain queen

A seated God

A legendary Roman fighter

A fire-headed woman

A constellation represents the same thing globally.

"False"

"True"

Which of these animals is not seen in a recognized constellation?

Fox

Serpent

Flying Fish

Budgy

There are 88 named constellations in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

"False"

"True"

What organization is responsible for naming constellations?

Sky & Telescope Committee

Global Space Moniker Crew

The International Astronomical Union

NASA

What is the average distance between the Earth and the Sun?

940 million km (584 million mi)

149.60 million km (92.96 million mi)

6 million km (10 million mi)

40,030 km (24,874 mi)

What happened to Pluto in 2006?

It was renamed Mickey.

It was categorized as a moon.

It was relegated to dwarf planet

An asteroid destroyed it.

To whom is the quote: "This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" attributed?

Sally Armstrong

Louis Armstong

Lance Armstrong

Neil Armstrong

The Frightening Abyss

You are one of those people who have never dreamed of space and spaceships. You are much more attracted to things on Earth. And space scares you with its unknown nature. So it is better to focus your efforts on making the Earth better, and not to conquer the unknown expanses! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Amateur Astronaut

The cosmos attracts you, but not so much that you are ready to devote yourself to its study. You like to learn more about the planets, look at the constellations, but you are not interested in more serious questions. In any case, our test has given you new knowledge about how the universe works! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Man in Space

You are one of those people who since childhood dreamed of becoming an astronaut and go to conquer the unknown expanses. You are so interested in the structure of the planets, stars, and the universe as a whole that you are ready to devote all your time to this topic. This is an impressive result! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!