Easy Planet Jupiter Trivia Quiz Questions for Kids
Which planet from the Sun is Jupiter?
A: It is the fifth planet from the Sun.
How does the size of Jupiter compare to the other planets
in our solar system?
A: It's the largest.
What does the planet consist of?
A: It is a gas giant.
Jupiter has two and a half times the mass of all the other
A: Planets in the Solar System combined.
The Romans named the planet after what Roman god?
It may also have a rocky core of heavier elements, but
Jupiter doesn't have a well-defined what?
A: Solid surface.
Because of its rapid rotation, it has a slight but
noticeable "what" around the equator?
The outer atmosphere is visibly segregated into several
bands at different what?
What is the Great Red Spot?
A: A giant storm.
When was the giant storm first seen by
A: The 17th century.
How many moons does Jupiter have?
A: At least 67, including the four large moons called the Galilean moons.
Who discovered the Galilean moons?
A: Galileo Galilei in 1610.
What is the name of the largest of these moons?
Ganymede has a diameter greater than that of what planet?
What was the most recent probe to visit Jupiter?
A: The Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft in late February 2007.
What did the probe use from Jupiter to increase its speed?
What is the diameter of Jupiter?
A: 88,846 miles at its equator.
The density of Jupiter is the second highest of the gas
giants, but lower than for any of the four what?
A: Terrestrial planets.