Space - Fun Trivia

1. In 2006, what planet was demoted from planet to dwarf planet?
 Pluto
 Uranus
 Venus
2. Once light leaves the sun how long does it take to reach Earth?
 8 Seconds
 24 Hours
 8 Minutes
3. The sun, through nuclear fusion turns hydrogen into what?
 Carbon
 Oxygen
 Helium
4. Of Saturn's 62 moons, how many of them have actual names?
 53
 62
 30
5. What is the name of the telescope that is orbiting the Earth?
 Hubble
 ISS
 SkyView
6. What is the closest galaxy to the Milky Way Galaxy?
 Cigar
 Ganymede
 Andromeda
7. Our solar system, the Milky Way, is considered what type of galaxy?
 Irregular
 Eliptical
 Spiral
8. What type of star is our Sun classified as?
 White Dwarf
 Yellow Dwarf
 Red Dwarf
9. What is the name of the first spacecraft to pass by the planet Saturn
 Voyager 1
 Pioneer 10
 New Horizons
10. The first human-made object to reach the moon occurred in what year?
 1959
 1969
 1962