What is the Bing World Space Week Quiz?
Bing has partnered with the World Space Week Association to celebrate World Space Week. The two main starting points in the quiz are on the homepage of Bing and under the top search result for “world space week”. From there, you can choose one of three topics – astronomy, space exploration or space technology and from each of those you can choose a specific question. Each question is accompanied by a fun fact about that subject, so the quiz is also a great educational resource!
Each question is accompanied by a fun fact about that subject, so the quiz is also a great educational resource!
The Bing World Space Week Quiz is a fun way to learn about space and get your mind thinking in new ways. Each question is accompanied by a fun fact, so the quiz is also a great educational resource!
The quiz is available in multiple languages, including English and French. You can take it on your phone or computer, so you can do it anytime and anywhere—even when you’re bored at work!
Common Bing World Space Week Quiz Questions
What is the name of the first human in space?
- What is the name of the first human in space?
- What was John Glenn’s occupation?
- Which two astronauts were part of Project Mercury, America’s first manned space flight program?
- Who was the first person to walk on the moon (and what year did this happen)?
What is the hottest planet in our solar system?
The hottest planet in our solar system is Venus. At an average surface temperature of 867 degrees Fahrenheit (462 degrees Celsius), it’s hot enough to melt lead. The next closest contender is Mars at -37 degrees Fahrenheit (-38 Celsius) and it isn’t even close!
What year did Neil Armstrong walk on the moon?
It was 1969, the first year of the Apollo 11 mission. Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon, so he was also the first person to ever do so!
What is the closest star to Earth, other than the Sun?
Proxima Centauri is the closest star to Earth other than our sun, in fact it is closer to us than any other star. The distance between Proxima and the Sun is 4.2 light years (or 25 trillion miles).
How far away is the Sun from Earth?
The distance between the Sun and Earth is about 92 million miles (149 million kilometers). That’s about 8 light minutes away. The distance from the Sun to Earth is about 8 light hours away.
We hope you enjoyed this fun quiz and learned some new facts about outer space. If you want to learn more, check out some of our other quizzes on the website!
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