Astronautics Quiz Pilot, how good is your knowledge of the history of space exploration and astronautics? Take the quiz! 1) Who discovered Uranus? Newton Einstein Herschel Edward Hall2) Define galaxy A great buddy A giant space A giant cluster of stars A section of the starry sky3) Choose the correct order of the planets from the sun. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune Mercury, Mars, Earth, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune Mercury, Mars, Venus, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune Mercury, Mars, Venus, Earth, Neptune, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus4) How many moon landings were made? 1 6 2 05) What is the approximate speed of light? 1 079 252 848 km/h 17 852 km/h 300 000 km/h 178 362 km/h6) Name the space telescope: Voyager ISS Hubble7) What is the closest Galaxy to the Milky Way? Andromeda Sombrero Pleiades8) Which one of the facts presented below is not correct: The largest planet in the solar system is - Jupiter The hottest planet - Venus The fastest planet - Mercury The lightest planet - Uranus The densest planet - Earth9) What is an approximate temperature of the sun? 8 000 К 7 000 К 6 000 К 5 000 К10) How the world system is called created by Copernicus? Planetary Geocentric Heliocentric Stellar11) In which direction the Earth is rotating? from east to west from west to east counterclockwise clockwise12) What does the word “Planet” means? rotating wandering cold lost13) How many planets currently are there in the solar system? 5 6 7 8 914) At what date humans flew to the outer space? October 4, 1957 April 12, 1961 July 20, 1969 February 2, 195815) How does a closest to the Earth star is called? Sun Sirius Venus Alpha Centauri16) What was the name of the first monkey which flew to the outer space? Richard Albert Arthur Harry17) What does ESA Stands for? National Authority for Aeronautics and Space Administration European Space Agency United Nations Space Authority Eurasian sports agency18) How long was the Apollo-11 flight? 30 minutes 3 hours 3 days 3 months19) When was the first American satellite Explorer-1 launched? February 20, 1962 February 1, 1958 February 20, 1986 April 12, 196120) Name Russian spacecraft: Buran Huricane Typhoon Blizzard21) What was the name of Yuri Gagarin's spaceship? Soyuz Vostok Voyager Voskhod22) What was the name of the first dog which flew to the outer space? Belka Sharik Strelka LaikaBe sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results!