Mastermind Club

Quiz 2023

Number 11
Subject - Space

Set by Mel Kinsey


1/ What type of galaxy is most common in the universe? 

Elliptical galaxies

2/ What is the coldest place in the universe?

The Boomerang Nebula (which is 1 degree Kelvin which is -458 degrees F. It is located in the Centaurus constellation. 

3/ The hottest place in the universe is located in which constellation?


4/ How old is the universe in light years?

13.8 billion light years.

5/ What percentage of the universe is dark matter?


6/ How many planets are in our solar system?


7/ What is the largest planet in our solar system?


8/ What is the smallest planet in our solar system?


9/ What is the most common type of star found in the Milky Way?

Red dwarf stars

10/ What is the largest type of star in the universe?

Red supergiant stars

11/ What is the closest star to the Sun?

Proxima Centauri

12/ What has a gravitational pull so strong that even light cannot escape it?

A Black hole

13/ Which NASA space flight was the last manned mission to the moon?

Apollo 17

14/ What is the longest continuous time a human has spent in space?

437 days – Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polakov from January 1994 to March 1995 aboard Mir

15/ What is the farthest distance from Earth a manned mission has travelled?

248,655 Miles by Apollo 13

16/ How long was the sub orbital space flight of Alan Shepherd, the first U.S. astronaut?

15 minutes

17/ Howmany moons are in our Solar System?


18/ How many moons does Jupiter have? 


19/ What is the diamiter of the Earth’s moon?

2159 miles

20/ What is the largest crater on Earth’s moon?

The South Pole- Aitkin basin

21/ What are the dimensions in inches of Neil Armstrongs first footprint on the moon?

13 inches by 6 inches