Category : Solar System

Quiz: How Much You Know About Asteroids?

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Questions & Options


1. When was the first Asteroid was discovered?

117600 01 January 1801
117601 11 January 1901
117602 01 January 1890
117603 11 January 1810

2. Who was discovered "Ceres"?

117604 Galileo Galilei
117605 Isaac Newton
117606 Giuseppe Piazzi
117607 Edwin Hubble

3. Asteroids are sometimes known as which of these names?

117608 Star
117609 Small plant
117610 Planetoids
117611 All of above

4. When was the last time the Earth was hit by an asteroid?

117612 77 million years ago
117613 66 million years ago
117614 65 million years ago
117615 75 million years ago

5. Which of the following year was second Asteroid discovered?

117616 18 March 1820
117617 18 March 1902
117618 28 March 1920
117619 28 March 1802

6. How much Asteroids were known in 2000 to have diameters greater than 240 kilometers?

117620 20
117621 26
117622 16
117623 61

7. How many meteors enter the Earth's atmosphere every day?

117624 20
117625 26
117626 16
117627 61

8. Which of the following law suggested that there should be a planet between Mars and Jupiter?

117628 Bode's Law
117629 Planetary Law
117630 Celestial Law
117631 None of the above

9. Pick the name of asteroid that is located at the Lagrangian points, L4 and L5, and lie in the same orbit as Jupiter?

117632 Eros
117633 Pallas
117634 Trojan
117635 None of these

10. Which of the following asteroids is the biggest asteroid in the galaxy?

117636 Ceres
117637 Vesta
117638 Pallas
117639 Hygiea

11. Who was the discoverer of the Pallas asteroid?

117640 Isaac Newton
117641 Giuseppe Piazzi
117642 Heinrich Olbers
117643 Edwin Hubble

12. How many basic types of asteroids?

117644 Five
117645 Three
117646 Seven
117647 Ten

13. Which of the following asteroids is the most dangerous asteroid in the universe?

117648 Vesta
117649 Pallas
117650 Hygiea
117651 Apollo

14. Which of the following years "243Ida" asteroids was discovered?

117652 1880
117653 1884
117654 1980
117655 1984

15. What is the Radius of "Ceres"?

117656 475km
117657 400km
117658 473km
117659 470km
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