Category : Solar System

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Mercury Planet?

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Questions & Options


1. Which is the actual color of planet Mercury?

37335 Black
37336 Lightest black
37337 Lightest Brown
37338 Dark gray

2. Which is true about the planet Mercury?

37339 Mercury is the second densest planet
37340 Mercury has wrinkles
37341 Mercury has a molten core
37342 All of above

3. Its orbit around the Sun takes only ____________ earth days.

37343 87.97 earth days
37344 77.97 earth days
37345 365.7 earth days
37346 88.00 earth days

4. The average orbital speed of the Mercury planet is.....

37347 36.472 km/s
37348 47.263 km/s
37349 47.362 km/s
37350 74.362 km/s

5. Mercury's surface gravity is 3.7 m/s2, which is the equivalent of what percent of Earth's gravity?

37351 50 percent
37352 38 percent
37353 48 percent
37354 58 percent

6. it was first observed through telescopes in the__________ century by astronomers.

37355 Seventeenth century
37356 Sixteenth century
37357 Fourteenth century
37358 Nineteenth century

7. Why is it difficult to send a spacecraft to the planet Mercury?

37359 Because it is so close to the sun
37360 Because it is so far
37361 Because it is moving so fast
37362 None of these

8. Which type of planet is Mercury?

37363 Gas giant planet
37364 Terrestrial planet
37365 Dwarf planet
37366 Water planet

9. Why does Mercury have such extremes in temperature?

37367 It's day is so long
37368 It is so close to the sun
37369 It has little atmosphere
37370 All of above

10. Around how big is Mercury's mass when compared to the mass of the Earth?

37371 0.5% of the Earth's mass
37372 7.5% of the Earth's mass
37373 5.5% of the Earth's mass
37374 3.5% of the Earth's mass

11. When did the MESSENGER land on Mercury?

37375 17 March 2011
37376 17 March 2019
37377 17 March 2017
37378 17 March 2012

12. What does GE mean in MESSENGER?

37379 GEosynchronous
37380 GEochemistry
37381 GEography
37382 GEology
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