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Quiz Updated Sep 12, 2014

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Description Planet % Correct
This planet contains the Great Red Spot, a persistent anticyclonic storm located 22° south of the equator???
85.5%
This planet's rings are the most massive???
77.8%
This planet has a mass two and a half times the mass of all the other planets in the Solar System combined???
73.9%
This planet has only two moons???
72.1%
This planet is currently host to five functioning spacecraft: two on the surface and three in orbit???
68.8%
This planet moves across the sky faster than any other planet, like its eponymous swift-footed messenger???
66.3%
This planet's surface cannot be seen in visible light due to reflective clouds of sulfuric acid enveloping the planet???
66.2%
This planet has been the farthest planet from the sun since 2006???
61%
This planet is home of Olympus Mons, the largest mountain of the Solar System's planets???
60.9%
This planet was thought by many ancient cultures to be flat???
58.9%
This planet was found by mathematical prediction, rather than empirical observation???
58.4%
This planet is known as Earth's 'sister planet' due to similar size and gravity???
51.8%
Description Planet % Correct
This planet has an axis of rotation approximately parallel to the plane of the Solar System???
42.2%
This planet is named after the Roman god of agriculture???
38.6%
This planet was originally named 'Georgium Sidus' by its discoverer, William Herschel, after King George III???
36%
This planet's largest moon is the only one of the Solar System's moons to retain a substantial atmosphere???
32.8%
This planet is the densest???
29.5%
This planet's name is derived from a figure from Greek mythology???
26.3%
This planet's astronomical symbol consists of a cross circumscribed by a circle???
23.8%
This planet has the fastest wind speeds, nearing supersonic flow???
15.6%
This planet completes a rotation on its axis fastest, in less than ten hours???
14.3%
This planet's orbit is nearest to circular, with an eccentricity less than 0.01???
13.8%
This planet has the most eccentric orbit, varying its distance to the sun by 14 million miles???
13.2%
This planet was analyzed by NASA's MESSENGER, which discovered water in the form of ice inside craters near the north pole???
10.6%

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