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- The Sun, Quiz 1
15 questions on the Sun:
The quiz above includes the following questions:
- 1. How much of the total mass of the solar system does the Sun account for?
- 2. How much of the Sun’s mass consists of hydrogen?
- 3. Approximately how old is the Sun?
- 4. What is the distance between the Sun and Earth called?
- 5. Roughly how long does light from the Sun take to travel to the Earth?
- 6. What is the Latin name of the Sun?
- 7. In ancient Egypt, what was the name of the sun god?
- 8. How far is the Sun from the galactic centre?
- 9. How many times the diameter of the Earth is the Sun’s diameter?
- 10. How many times the mass of the Earth is the Sun’s mass?
- 11. After hydrogen, what is the second main constituent of the Sun?
- 12. How far along its main sequence lifespan is the Sun?
- 13. What are the visible dark patches on the sun’s photosphere called?
- 14. What type of star is the Sun?
- 15. What is a solar eclipse?