Statistics for Astronomy True or False

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  • The average score is 13 of 18

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
The Earth's moon is the largest moon in the solar systemFalse
91%
Unmanned spacecraft have landed on MarsTrue
91%
Humans have never detected a planet outside the solar systemFalse
90%
Andromeda is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky WayTrue
89%
Saturn is the largest planet in the solar systemFalse
88%
Scientists believe that the universe is about 13.8 billion years oldTrue
86%
It is generally believed that a supermassive black hole lies at the center of the Milky WayTrue
86%
It takes more than a year for light to travel between the Earth and the SunFalse
82%
The distance between the Milky Way and nearly every other galaxy is increasingTrue
79%
The same side of the moon always faces EarthTrue
73%
Saturn is closer to the Sun than it is to NeptuneTrue
73%
Neptune has ringsTrue
62%
One astronomical unit is equal to the diameter of the solar systemFalse
61%
Mercury has the hottest surface temperature of any planetFalse
56%
Pluto has no known moonsFalse
56%
Of all the planets in the solar system, Mars is the closest in size to EarthFalse
48%
Two spaceships leave earth in opposite directions, each traveling 0.9 times the speed of light. These two spaceships would never be able to communicate with each other.False
45%
The sun is one of the smallest stars in the galaxyFalse
43%

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