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Can You Ace the Quiz on Our Solar System?

Sameer Shinde Nov 09, 2020
The solar system is filled with mysterious and often mind-blowing phenomena. Test your knowledge of its various components and the forces that keep it in motion.
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Our solar system is formed about 4.5 billion years ago from a dense cloud of interstellar gas and dust.
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There are eight planets in the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
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Saturn is the only planet in our solar system whose density is less than water.
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Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. As such, it circles the sun faster than all the other planets.
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Primarily the sun and the four largest planets are predominantly made up of hydrogen and helium.
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Olympus Mons is a very large shield volcano with 624 km (374 mi) in diameter on the planet Mars.
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Uranus was discovered in 1781 by William Herschel.
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Jupiter's iconic Great Red Spot is a giant storm bigger than Earth that has raged for hundreds of years.
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The asteroid belt is a disc shape, located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.
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Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos.
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Its proximity to the Sun and dense atmosphere make it the solar system's hottest planet.
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Ganymede is the largest moon in the Solar System. Ganymede has a diameter of 3270 miles (5,268 km)
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