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Venus Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Easy planet Venus trivia questions with answers.

 

Venus Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Which planet is Venus from the Sun?
A: The second.

How long does it take for Venus to orbit the sun?
A:  224.7 Earth days.

Venus has no natural what?
A: Satellites.

Venus is named after the Roman goddess of what?
A: Love and beauty.

After the Moon, Venus is the brightest “what” in the night sky?
A: Natural object.

Venus is a terrestrial planet and is sometimes called Earth's what?
A: Sister planet.

Venus is both the closest planet to Earth and the planet closest in what to Earth?
A: Size.

 

Of the four terrestrial planets, Venus has the densest atmosphere, consisting of more than 96%  what?
A: Carbon dioxide.

The atmospheric pressure at the planet's surface is how many times that of Earth's?
A: 92.

What is the mean surface temperature of Venus?
A:  735 K (462 °C; 863 °F).

It has no “what” to lock carbon back into rocks and surface features?
A: Carbon cycle.

Venus does not seem to have any organic life to absorb carbon in what?
A: Biomass.

Venus is shrouded by an opaque layer of highly reflective clouds of what?
A: Sulfuric acid.

The surface of Venus was finally mapped in detail by what?
A: Project Magellan in 1990–91.

 

The ground shows evidence of extensive what?
A: Volcanism.

About 80% of the Venusian surface is covered by what?
A: Smooth, volcanic plains.

Most Venusian surface features are named after historical and mythological what?
A: Women.

Much of the Venusian surface appears to have been shaped by what kind of activity?
A: Volcanic activity.

Venus has several times as many volcanoes as what planet?
A: Earth.

How old is the Venusian surface estimated to be?
A: 300–600 million years old.

The CO2-rich atmosphere, along with thick clouds of sulfur dioxide, generates the strongest greenhouse effect in the what?
A:  Solar System.

Above the dense CO2 layer are thick clouds consisting mainly of sulfur dioxide and what?
A: Sulfuric acid droplets.

The clouds reflect and scatter about how much of the sunlight that falls on them back into space?
A: 90%.