Free Astronomy Quiz

  1. > Exploring

This section includes quizzes on space exploration, and the development of our understanding of the universe.


Each of the quizzes below includes 15 multiple-choice style questions. If you get a question right, the next one will appear automatically, but if you get it wrong the correct answer will appear in a separate box so you can see where you went wrong. Just click ok to go to the next question. An overall score is given at the end of each quiz.


Exploring astronaut
Space Exploration (general) :


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Cassini at Saturn
The Cassini mission :


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Europe from space
The ESA (European Space Agency) :


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The Hubble Telescope
The Hubble Telescope :


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ISS - the International Space Station
ISS - the International Space Station :


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An image of the famous Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin
Yuri Gagarin :


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The Space Shuttle
The Space Shuttle :


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the Curiosity rover on Mars, self-portrait
Curiosity
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the Soyuz spacecraft
The Soyuz spacecraft
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the Soyuz spacecraft
Women in space
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astronomy pic
Astronomy terminology
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Resources :


To support the quizzes in each section, we've put together some extra resources to provide further information:


  • Articles - Alongside the quizzes, you'll find short articles on related topics, to help widen your knowledge of that area.

  • Calendar - Our calendar will let you keep up to date with what's happening in the night sky, and with many space mission events

  • Glossary - As with any field of scientific study astronomy has a long list of important terminology. So we've put together a glossary where you can check you fully understand the meaning of the more unusual words!