Apollo Program – Quiz
2019 was the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. How many manned missions went to the Moon? Everybody knows who the first man on the Moon was – but who was the last one? What was a falcon feather doing on the Moon? Try the quiz and find out.
Autumn Equinox to Halloween – Quiz
Autumn equinox and autumn sky, discoveries and discoverers, an ancient festival that marked the transition from the light to darkness. Can you identify them?
Born between Halloween and the Solstice – Quiz
Here are 30 people who made contributions to astronomy and space. Ten of them were also born between Halloween and the Winter Solstice. Can you match them to their birthdays?
Candlemas to the March Equinox - Quiz
Birthdays, discovery and exploration abound in the period from Candlemas to the March equinox. Here's a little quiz for you that picks out some highlights in this period. How many do you recognize?
Firsts in Space – Quiz
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?
Lammas to the September Equinox – Quiz
Lammas is a Christian harvest festival celebrated on 1 August, but its origins are pagan. In the Gaelic tradition, it was Lughnasa. Lying midway between the June solstice and the September equinox, it was one of the four 'cross quarter' days of the Gaelic year.
March Equinox to June Solstice – Quiz
The days between the first day of spring and the start of summer are marked by astronomical events, discoveries, and birthdays. Here's a little quiz for you that picks out some of the highlights of this period.
This quiz is about Mars and its fascination. Some people even want to live there. How many questions can you answer?
Moons of the Giant Planets - Quiz
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
There isn't an 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.
Naming Names - Quiz
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has protocols for the naming of heavenly bodies. In the past, there were traditional names, names given by discoverers, and all sorts of other names. Moons were a novelty, and they were a long time in getting names. How many of these stories do you know?
New Year's Day to Candlemas - Quiz
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.
Our Sun – Quiz
The Solar System was made from the leftovers of the formation of the Sun. How much do you know about the star that makes life on Earth possible? Try the quiz.
Perseus and Andromeda – Quiz
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
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.
Season's Greetings – Quiz
Astronomers don't hibernate in winter. There are delights and sorrows as for every season. Can you match these people and events?
Skyful of Animals – Quiz
Ptolemy included 48 constellations in his 2nd century Almagest. In the 20th century, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) listed 47 of Ptolemy's constellations and added 41 newer ones. Many of them depict animals, both real and mythical.
Solar System Discoveries – Quiz
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?
Space Missions - Quiz
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 to the missions?
Summer Solstice to Lammas - Quiz
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
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
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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