Explorit's Astronomy 1. Quiz

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and wait a few seconds to get a response
FIVE QUESTIONS: (Top score is 50 points)
(Each button click that results in a correct answer scores +10 points.)
QUESTION 1:
How distant is the closest star?
54 million miles away
72 million miles away
93 million miles away
127 million miles away


QUESTION 2:
The North Star, known as Polaris, is the brightest star in the sky?
True     False


QUESTION 3:
Saturn, with its rings, could just fit between the Earth and the Moon ?
True     False


QUESTION 4:
You are making a model of the Earth and Moon to show their relative sizes and massiveness. You've decided that Earth will be a ball of clay 6 inches in diameter, so the Moon should be: ?
A tennis ball
A golf ball
A ping pong ball
A baseball


QUESTION 5:
Meteor showers are: ?
Falling stars
Large chunks of rock
Dust and other debris from comets.

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