10 most difficult planets riddles A list of planets related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Solar System quiz This is the aurora of Jupiter. What are the visible bright spots caused by?Jupiter moons. Jupiter's moons, especially Io (spot on the left), are powerful sources of auroras on Jupiter. These arise from electric currents along field lines, generated by a dynamo mechanism due to the relative motion between the rotating planet and the moving moon.hard 43% volcanic peaksvolcanic peaks4%atmospheric stormsatmospheric storms23%Jupiter moonsJupiter moons43%multiple magnetic poles of Jupitermultiple magnetic poles of Jupiter29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11761 answers in 2 languages »Solar System riddles » Mars colonisation is a hype topic. What is the biggest threat for those wishing to take a part in a journey to Mars?Cosmic rays. The only efficient protection against high energetic cosmic radiation, one we are granted with, is Earth magnetic field. Both during a long flight to Mars and through the stay on the planet, that did not form electromagnetic field, astronauts would be exposed to ionization. hard 48% low temperatureslow temperatures11%lack of oxygenlack of oxygen31%poor gravitypoor gravity9%cosmic rayscosmic rays48%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 11368 answers in 2 languages »astronautics riddles » Which planet is the closest in size to Earth?Venus. The equatorial diameter of Venus is about 95% the size of the Earth's equatorial diameter. Moreover, its mass, density and orbit is also closest to those of Earth.hard 55% MercuryMercury8%VenusVenus55%MarsMars30%UranusUranus5%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 12318 answers in 2 languages »astronomy riddles » How many times is Jupiter's volume larger than Earth's volume?1,321 times. Jupiter is so big, that it is almost the size of a star. The smallest known red dwarf is just 16 percent larger in diameter than Jupiter.hard 57% 800 times800 times17%1,321 times1,321 times57%50 times50 times8%10,000 times10,000 times16%Created by: K.R.A.C.. Statistics based on 6041 answers in 2 languages »space riddles » Which planets in the Solar System have no natural satellites?Mercury and Venus. Only Mercury and Venus have no natural satellites.hard 58% Mercury onlyMercury only18%Mercury and VenusMercury and Venus58%Mercusy and MarsMercusy and Mars10%there are no such planetsthere are no such planets12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11115 answers in 2 languages »astronomy riddles » Which planet is this globe with such a bland look without any details?Uranus. Upper parts of Uranus' atmosphere are composed of condensed hydrocarbons, mainly methane crystal particles. Contrary to the rest of gas giant planets, it's hard to observe clouds and storm bounds.hard 59% UranusUranus59%NeptuneNeptune27%MercuryMercury5%VenusVenus7%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 9195 answers in 2 languages »technology riddles » How many planets in the Solar System are not named after a Greek or Roman god?One. It's the Earth.average 61% nonenone16%oneone61%twotwo12%threethree9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9104 answers in 2 languages »names riddles » Which planet is the brightest seen from Earth?Venus is much brighter than other planets. It is due to its proximity to the Sun (source of light), and bright clouds of sulfuric acid in its atmosphere.average 68% MercuryMercury9%VenusVenus68%MarsMars10%JupiterJupiter11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16292 answers in 4 languages »technology riddles » How many planets does the Solar System consist of?Eight. These are Mercury, the Venus, the Earth, Mars, the Jupiter, the Saturn, the Uranus and the Neptune. The Pluto is excluded from the list since 2006, and it is classified as one of dwarf planets (not even the largest of them).easy 73% sevenseven10%eighteight73%ninenine14%1731731%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 6808 answers in 4 languages »astronomy riddles » Which planet of the solar system has the smallest surface?Mercury has a surface of 75x10^6 km^2, which is equal to 14,7% of Earth' surface.easy 78% MercuryMercury78%VenusVenus9%EarthEarth4%MarsMars8%Created by: lanusienka. Statistics based on 4303 answers in 2 languages »astronomy riddles » Play Solar System quiz and see all the questions.