Connect Your Team with 63 Space Trivia Questions

July 26, 2023
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If your team building strategy includes fostering engagement, improving communication, and sparking some competitive spirit, you're in the right galaxy. These 63 space trivia questions are your ticket to launch an unforgettable team bonding experience. Filled to the brim with fascinating space facts, astronaut anecdotes, and deep dives into the mysteries of the universe, these trivia questions will bring your team closer while challenging their knowledge of our cosmos.

Whether you're a team leader looking to organize a fun and educational team event, a trivia enthusiast, or a space aficionado with a thirst for knowledge, this collection of interstellar questions is designed to cater to all.

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The Universe

Trivia Question # 1: Approximately how old is the Universe? (Answer: 13.7 Billion years old)

Trivia Question # 2: What is the most common type of galaxy in the universe? (Answer: Elliptical galaxies)

Trivia Question # 3: What is the most common type of star found in the Milky Way? (Answer: Red Dwarf Stars)

Trivia Question # 4: What is at the center of the Milky Way galaxy? (Answer: A black hole)

Trivia Question # 5: Outside of the sun, what is the closest star to Earth? (Answer: Alpha Centuari)

Trivia Question # 6: Where is the Oort Cloud located? (Answer: Past Pluto)

Trivia Question # 7: Approximately how many miles is a lightyear? (Answer: 5.9 Trillion miles)

Trivia Question # 8: What accounts for approximately 85% of matter in the universe? (Answer: Dark Matter)

Trivia Question # 9: What is the coldest place in the universe? (Answer: The Boomerang Nebula)

Trivia Question # 10: What percent of the Milky Way is visible from Earth? (Answer: 0.000003%)

Trivia Question # 11: How many stars are in the Milky Way? (Answer: 100 Billion)

Trivia Question # 12: What three things are comets made out of? (Answer: Dust, rocks, and ice)

Trivia Question # 13: What is the name of the main theory that describes how our universe was created? (Answer: The Big Bang Theory)

Trivia Question # 14: What type of galaxy is the Milky Way? (Answer: Spiral)

Trivia Question # 15: What is another name for the North Star? (Answer: Polaris)

Trivia Question # 16: What color is the hottest kind of star? (Answer: Blue)

Trivia Question # 17: What tool is used to detect distant galaxies? (Answer: James Webb Space Telescope)

Trivia Question # 18: How many galaxies do we know of? (Answer: Over two trillion)

Trivia Question # 19: How many galaxies outside of the Milky Way can we see with the naked eye? (Answer: one)

Trivia Question # 20: What percentage of stars the size of the sun have planets around them? (Answer: 45%)

Trivia Question # 21: How many solar systems are estimated to be in the Milky Way? (Answer: 3,196)

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Our Solar System

Trivia Question # 22: Which planets in our solar system would it be possible to walk on? (Answer: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars)

Trivia Question # 23: Which planet has the largest ocean? (Answer: Jupiter)

Trivia Question # 24: How long does each season last on Neptune? (Answer: Approximately 40 years)

Trivia Question # 25: What are storms produced by the sun called? (Answer: Solar storms)

Trivia Question # 26: Which is the hottest planet in our solar system? (Answer: Venus)

Trivia Question # 27: Which is the only planet in our solar system not named after a god? (Answer: Earth)

Trivia Question # 28: Approximately how many earths could fit inside the sun? (Answer: A million)

Trivia Question # 29: What is the sun's outermost layer of atmosphere called? (Answer: Corona)

Trivia Question # 30: What is the third brightest celestial object in our sky? (Answer: Venus)

Trivia Question # 31: What color is the sunset on Mars? (Answer: Blue)

Trivia Question # 32: How long is one year on Jupiter? (Answer: 12 Years)

Trivia Question # 33: What planet is orbited by a moon called Titan? (Answer: Saturn)

Trivia Question # 34: What is a day on Mars called? (Answer: Sol)

Trivia Question # 35: Which two planets have no moons? (Answer: Mercury and Venus)

Trivia Question # 36: Which planet has the most volcanoes? (Answer: Venus)

Trivia Question # 37: What definition of a planet has Pluto failed to meet? (Answer: It hasn’t cleared the area around its orbit)

Trivia Question # 38: The planets make up what percentage of mass in our solar system? (Answer: 0.135%)

Trivia Question # 39: Which planet has the most moons? (Answer: Saturn)

Trivia Question # 40: How long in Earth years is one year on Jupiter? (Answer: 12 Years)

Trivia Question # 41: What does Uranus smell like? (Answer: Rotten eggs)

Trivia Question # 42: In what year did Pluto become reclassified as a dwarf planet? (Answer: 2006)

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Space Exploration

Trivia Question # 43: What does NASA stand for? (Answer: National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

Trivia Question # 44: What is the name of the first spacecraft to bring astronauts to the moon? (Answer: Apollo 11)

Trivia Question # 45: What sort of museum would you go to to see projections of the night sky? (Answer: Planetarium)

Trivia Question # 46: How many planets can be seen from Earth without a telescope? (Answer: Five)

Trivia Question # 47: In what year did the first woman go to space? (Answer: 1963)

Trivia Question # 48: What planet has there been the most missions to? (Answer: Mars)

Trivia Question # 49: What spacecraft is the only one to have visited Uranus? (Answer: The Voyager 2)

Trivia Question # 50: What was the name of the first female commander of the International Space Station? (Answer: Peggy Whitson)

Trivia Question # 51: What was the first asteroid to be landed on by a space probe? (Answer: Eros)

Trivia Question # 52: What type of animal was the first in orbit? (Answer: Dog)

Trivia Question # 53: What was the name of the first animal in orbit? (Answer: Laika)

Trivia Question # 54: How many constellations are there? (Answer: 88)

Trivia Question # 55: How many stars make up the Big Dipper? (Answer: Seven)

Trivia Question # 56: What private company was the first to launch a rocket into Space? (Answer: SpaceX)

Trivia Question # 57: Which planet’s moons were the first to be discovered? (Answer: Jupiter)

Trivia Question # 58: What was the first spacecraft to enter interstellar Space? (Answer: Voyager 1)

Trivia Question # 59: What was the first planet found using a telescope? (Answer: Uranus)

Trivia Question # 60: What spacecraft was famously repaired with duct tape? (Answer: Apollo 13)

Trivia Question # 61: How many humans have been in Space? (Answer: 628)

Trivia Question # 62: How many humans have been on the Moon? (Answer: 12)

Trivia Question # 63: How much is the most recent NASA spacesuit estimated to cost? (Answer: 1 Billion per suit)

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We hope these 63 Space Trivia Questions have equipped you with the tools for a stellar team bonding experience. They're crafted to ignite curiosity and foster a team spirit as vast as the cosmos itself. Remember, the journey of team building, like our universe, is expansive and never-ending. So keep exploring, keep connecting, and keep questioning. There's always more to discover in the infinite expanse of team building and space trivia.

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