Quizzes

Astronomy
Test and increase your knowledge by trying the questions. Answers and explanations follow.

Firsts in Space – Quiz star
We walked on the Moon. Rovers explore Mars. The International Space Station has been continuously inhabited since 2000. We're in contact with the world and the cosmos via satellite. We take it for granted, but there had to be a first time for everything. How many of these space firsts do you know?

Moons of the Giant Planets - Quiz star
The moons of the giant outer planets have turned out to be stranger and more interesting than anyone had imagined. What do you know about the moons of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune?

Moons of the Solar System - Quiz star
There's no official definition of a moon, but we use it for objects that orbit planets, dwarf planets and even asteroids. Do you know the moons of the Solar System? Here's your chance to learn more.

New Year's Day to Candlemas - Quiz star
Exploration, famous birthdays and ancient festivals in the time between January 1st and Candlemas at the start of February. Here's a little quiz for you that picks out some highlights in this period. How many do you recognize?

Perseus and Andromeda – Quiz star
An epic tale unfolds across the sky. Woven together are its strands of seduction, hubris and divine punishment, deities and monsters, and a dashing hero to rescue a damsel in distress. Nearly thirty percent of the northern sky is dedicated to the story of Perseus and Andromeda.

Planets of the Solar System - Quiz star
How well do you know the planets of the Solar System? Here´s a beginner´s quiz for you to test your knowledge. It´s complete with answers and some more facts about the planets.

Solar System Discoveries – Quiz star
Since prehistoric times people have known the Sun, the Moon and five planets. The rest of the Solar System had to await discovery by people with telescopes. How many of the discoverers can you identify?

Solar System Discoveries – Quiz star
Since prehistoric times people have known the Sun, the Moon and five planets. The rest of the Solar System had to await discovery by people with telescopes. How many of the discoverers can you identify?

Solstice to New Year - Quiz star
The winter solstice, winter constellations, Christmas, dark and cold, exploration, and famous birthdays. Here's a little quiz for you that picks out some highlights in the period from the solstice through New Year's Day.

Space Missions - Quiz star
Space missions have taken us to the Sun and the Moon, asteroids and comets, planets, dwarf planets and moons, and looked beyond the Solar System. There have been so many missions it's hard to keep them straight. Can you match these descriptions with the missions?

Summer Solstice to Lammas - Quiz star
Try your hand at this quiz about the summer sky, space exploration, anniversaries and astronomical events. What are some of the highlights of the time between the June solstice and the harvest festival of Lammas on August 1st?

The Moon - Quiz star
The Moon has been the object of awe and fascination since our humanoid ancestors first looked up into the sky. Test your knowledge about Moon and maybe find out some interesting new facts about it.

The Moon - Quiz star
The Moon has been the object of awe and fascination since our humanoid ancestors first looked up into the sky. Test your knowledge about Moon and maybe find out some interesting new facts about it.

Zodiac Constellations - Quiz star
How well do you know the constellations of the zodiac? They are the oldest of the constellations. Here´s a little quiz for you to test your knowledge. It´s complete with answers and some additional facts about the zodiac constellations.

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