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?
After the Moon, Venus is the brightest “what” in the night
A: Natural object.
Venus is a terrestrial planet and is sometimes called
A: Sister planet.
Venus is both the closest planet to Earth and the planet
closest in what to Earth?
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?
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
A: Carbon cycle.
Venus does not seem to have any organic life to absorb
carbon in what?
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?
About 80% of the Venusian surface is covered by what?
A: Smooth, volcanic plains.
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?
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?