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  • Planets Trivia

    Take our trivia challenge and see how much you know about the planets in our solar system! These questions will test your knowledge on all nine planets in the Milky Way, including Earth, Venus, and Mars! Have fun!

    1. Does the planet Venus have seasons?
    Yes
    No

    2. The smallest planet in our solar system is ________?
    Pluto
    Mercury
    Venus

    3. Jupiter's moon _____, less than 1/3 the size of Earth, puts out twice as much heat as Earth.
    Amalthea
    Io
    Ganymede

    4. ______ may exist in the bottoms of craters at Mercury's poles.
    Lava
    Gas pools
    Water ice

    5. On ______, the Sun rises in the west and sets in the east.
    Mars
    Venus
    Pluto

    6. ______ is distinguished by the fact that it is tipped on its side.
    Uranus
    Mercury
    Saturn

    7. More than ______ Earths could fit inside the sun.
    100,000
    500,000
    1 million

    8. Like Jupiter and Saturn, ______ has an internal heat source.
    Venus
    Neptune
    Earth

    9. This planet is home to the largest volcanic mountain in the solar system: Olympus Mons.
    Mars
    Earth
    Jupiter

    10. ______'s shape is similar to a squashed football; it's flattened at the poles.
    Venus
    Pluto
    Saturn

     
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