Moon Trivia Quiz

Moon Trivia Quiz

What do you know about our beautiful satellite? Find out in our moon trivia quiz.


nearside of Moon, by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

The following facts are taken from ‘The Daily Moon – Facts ‘ by IP Factly


 

Take the ‘True or False Moon Quiz’ using the slideshow below or go through the questions underneath.

 





True or False?

 

1. Theia is believed to have crashed into Earth and helped form the Moon.

 True

 False

 

2. If the Moon landed on Earth it would be twice as big as Africa.

 True

 False

 

3. The Earth is up to two times bigger than the Moon.

 True

 False

 

4. The Moon’s gravity would not be strong enough to stop you floating off into space.

 True

 False

 

5. The Earth’s core is 10x hotter than the Moon’s core.

 True

 False

 

6. Earthquakes on the Moon are called moonquakes.

 True

 False

 

7. The word “lunatic” comes from the Latin word luna meaning “moon”.

 True

 False

 

8. The Moon reaches speeds of up to 10,000 mph as it orbits the Earth.

 True

 False

 

9. We see the Moon because of the sunlight that reflects off its surface.

 True

 False

 

10. In 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Lightyear landed on the Moon.

 True

 False




Answers to the Moon Trivia Quiz:

1. True.
2. False. It’s a similar size to Africa.
3. False. The Moon is four times smaller than Earth.
4. True.
5. True.
6. True.
7. True.
8. False. It reaches speeds of about 2000 miles per hour.
9. True.
10. False. It was Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

 


 
This Moon Trivia Quiz was taken from the “Daily Moon – Facts Book
 


 

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