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Astronomy 52 questions.
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Pub quiz question 3270 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What occurs when the Sun and the Moon are in conjunction as viewed from earth?
  2. Answer: A: A solar eclipse
  3. Categories: Space (3) Astronomy (3) Science (3)
Pub quiz question 8014 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Which astronomical event is depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry?
  2. Answer: A: Appearance of Halley's Comet.
  3. Categories: Science (4) Astronomy (3)
Pub quiz question 9294 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What planet is closest to the sun?
  2. Answer: A: Mercury
  3. Categories: General Knowledge (2) Astronomy (2) Science (2)
Pub quiz question 8115 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Garo Anserlian, an American inventor, sells clocks that lose 39 minutes every day. Who is his most famous customer?
  2. Answer: A: NASA
  3. Notes: *: They’re for people who work with the Martian Rovers. https://mars.nasa.gov/mer/spotlight/spirit/a3_20040108.html
  4. Categories: Science (9) Space (6) Astronomy (4)
Pub quiz question 3316 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which of Jupiter's moons is the most volcanically active body in the Solar System?
  2. Answer: A: Io
  3. Categories: Science (3) Astronomy (3) Nature (3)
Pub quiz question 6578 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which 16th/17th century Italian with the initials GG make improvements to the telescope and is known as the father of modern astronomy?
  2. Answer: A: Galileo Galilei
  3. Categories: Astronomy (4) Physics (4)
Pub quiz question 3269 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What is the only phase of the Moon that can produce a solar eclipse?
  2. Answer: A: New moon
  3. Categories: Space (4) Science (4) Astronomy (4)
Pub quiz question 4182 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What is the name of Earth's second moon that was discovered in 1986?
  2. Answer: A: Cruithne (Pron. croo-EEN-yeh)
  3. Notes: *: 1x02. Fry incorrectly stated it was discovered in 1994
  4. Categories: Science (7) QI (4) Astronomy (7)
Pub quiz question 6352 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What name is given to a place equipped with telescopes for studying the sky
  2. Answer: A: Observatory
  3. Categories: Astronomy (3) Science (3)
Pub quiz question 6577 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which American astronomer gave his name to a telescope launched into space in 1990?
  2. Answer: A: Edwin Hubble
  3. Categories: Astronomy (5) Physics (5) Names (5)