Write your answers to the following questions on a piece of paper. Click the link at the end of the page to see if you made it to the head of the solar system. The more questions you answer correctly, the farther you travel in the solar system.

1. I travel around the sun faster than any other planet.
a. Earth
Earth
b. Mercury
Mercury
c. Pluto
Pluto
 
2. My name says I am the prettiest planet. I am Earth's twin sister -- the prettier sister.
a. moon
A moon
b. Mars
Mars
c. Venus
Venus
 
3. My surface is red because it has iron oxide (rust). That's why they call me the "Red Planet."
a. Mars
Mars
b. Mercury
Mercury
c. Jupiter
Jupiter
 
4. I am the third planet from the sun.
a. Venus
Venus
b. Earth
Earth
c. Neptune
Neptune
 
5. I am the star of the solar system.
a. moon
A moon
b. Mercury
Mercury
c. sun
The sun
 
6. I am the windiest planet in the solar system.
a. Saturn
Saturn
b. Neptune
Neptune
c. Mercury
Mercury
 
7. I am so far from the sun that noon is as dark as a moonlit night.
a. Pluto
Pluto
b. Mercury
Mercury
c. Uranus
Uranus
 
8. I send heat and light to Earth.
a. Neptune
Neptune
b. moon
A moon
c. sun
The sun
 
9. I have the brightest rings in the solar system.
a. Earth
Earth
b. Uranus
Uranus
c. Saturn
Saturn
 
10. I am a hot planet, but my temperature can drop 600 Celsius at night. That's because I don't have an atmosphere to trap the heat.
a. Mars
Mars
b. Mercury
Mercury
c. Neptune
Neptune
 
11. I am Earth's natural satellite.
a. moon
A moon
b. Venus
Venus
c. sun
The sun
 
12. It takes me 365 days to revolve around the sun.
a. Pluto
Pluto
b. Earth
Earth
c. moon
A moon
 
13. I am the only heavenly body on which humans have landed.
a. moon
A moon
b. Mars
Mars
c. Saturn
Saturn
 
14. Like Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune, I am made mostly of gases.
a. Uranus
Uranus
b. Pluto
Pluto
c. Earth
Earth
 
15. I am the biggest planet in the solar system. All of the other planets could fit inside of me.
a. Saturn
Saturn
b. Jupiter
Jupiter
c. Mars
Mars
 


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