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Random Solar System Trivia

Can you answer these randomly changing questions about our Solar System? #QCCSpace
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Quiz by KingEureka
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Last updated: September 23, 2020
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First submittedJuly 6, 2020
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Spacecraft that discovered ice geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus's South Pole
Cassini
Evaporated Atoms from Mercury's Surface, form a ____ pointing away from the Sun
Tail
Probe, named for Jupiter's wife, which entered the orbit of Jupiter in 2016
Juno
Term for the period of time it takes for Mars to rotate, about 24 hours and 39 minutes
Sol
What James Bond movie has "moon" in the title?
Moonraker
What does Saturn's Astronomical Symbol ♄ Represent?
God's Sickle
Name of the NASA rover that is currently operating on Mars
Curiosity
The Number of Natural Satellites of Mercury
Zero
In what "sea" did the first moon landing take place?
Sea of Tranquility
Southwest American State from where Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto
Arizona
Uranus was first named as Georgium Sidus in honor of
King George III
Shape of the cloud pattern located around the north pole of Saturn
Hexagonal
Astronomers from this city were the first to create written observations of Jupiter,
which they named after their god Marduk
Babylon
Initially, Uranus was concluded to be a _____, and not a Planet
Comet
First country to send a probe to the surface of Mars, in 1971
Soviet Union
Greek God of the Sun
Helios
What was the first word uttered on the surface of the moon?
(Hint: it's the name of an American city)
Houston
Greek equivalent of the Roman god Jupiter
Zeus
Space Telescope that discovered Pluto's Fourth and Fifth Moon
Hubble Space Telescope
Day of The Gregorian Calendar that is Named after Saturn
Saturday
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Level 70
Jul 6, 2020
There is a question that states "Modern country where it was discovered" which is supposed to follow a question, but since they appear in a random order it doesn't appear in the right context.
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Level 62
Jul 6, 2020
Yup, that was an unintended error. Fixed now.
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Level 39
Jul 8, 2020
There was another question that asked "Greek name of that Roman god". What was the previous context?
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Level 62
Jul 9, 2020
Fixed.
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Level 59
Jul 6, 2020
A common trend with these quizzes is that I’m realizing how little I actually know about space lol. I got a modest 7 (8 if I actually remembered it’s phosphorus not phosphate). I had fun!
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Level 66
Jul 7, 2020
Morocco is misspelled... :)
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Level 62
Aug 10, 2020
Morocco is my ultimate nemesis :eyes:
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Level 68
Sep 23, 2020
For me the randomizer doesn't work. I think all possible questions show up (over 100). I know a bit about space, but it seems a bit too challenging to answer everything with not even 2 seconds per question.
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Level 62
Sep 23, 2020
I removed a caveat today morning, and I think it sort of removed the randomiser. Sorry about that , I fixed it now.
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Level 77
Dec 26, 2021
Planet WHOSE orbit crosses, not WHO'S.

Also, lose the questions that aren't actually solar system questions.

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Level 34
Aug 10, 2022
neither special nor general relativity is accepted...
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Level 49
Jan 8, 2023
Can "Perseverance" be added as an answer to the question about functioning Mars rovers?