Easy Saturn Trivia Quiz Questions For Kids
Saturn is which planet from the sun?
A: The sixth planet from the Sun.
Where does Saturn rank in size with respect to the other
planets in the solar system?
A: It's the second largest planet in the Solar System, after Jupiter.
Who was the planet named after?
A: The Roman god of agriculture.
Saturn is what kind of a planet?
A: A gas giant.
What is the average radius of Saturn compared to the Earth?
A: About nine times that of Earth.
Saturn has only one-eighth the average density of what
How much more massive is Saturn than the Earth?
A: It's just over 95 times more massive.
Saturn's interior is probably composed of a core of iron,
nickel and what?
A: Rock (silicon and oxygen compounds).
That would in turn be surrounded by a deep layer of what?
A: Metallic hydrogen.
Saturn's magnetic field is weaker than Earth's magnetic
field but has a magnetic moment 580 times that of the Earth due to Saturn's
A: Larger body radius.
Saturn's magnetic field strength is around one-twentieth
the strength of what other planet?
Wind speeds on Saturn can reach up to what speed?
A: 1,100 miles/hour.
Saturn has a prominent ring system that consists of how
many continuous main rings?
The rings are composed mostly of what?
A: Ice particles.
How many moons orbit Saturn?
A: Sixty-two known moons.
How many of the moons are named?
A: Fifty-three are officially named.
This does not include the hundreds of "moonlets" comprising
Titan, Saturn's largest and the Solar System's second
largest moon, is larger than what planet?
Titan is the only moon in the Solar System to retain a
A: A substantial atmosphere.
Saturn is classified as a gas giant because the exterior is
predominantly composed of gas and it lacks a what?
A: Definite surface, although it may have a solid core.
The rotation of the planet causes it to take what shape?
A: An oblate spheroid.
Saturn is the only planet of the Solar System that is less
dense than what?
A: Water—about 30% less.
Jupiter has how many times the Earth's mass?
Together, Jupiter and Saturn hold what percentage of the
total planetary mass in the Solar System?
Standard planetary models suggest that the interior of
Saturn is similar to that of what other planet?
A: Jupiter, having a small rocky core surrounded by hydrogen and helium.
Saturn has a hot interior, reaching what temperature at the
A: 11,700 °C.
Saturn radiates 2.5 times more energy into
space than it
A: Receives from the Sun.
What are Saturn's upper clouds composed of?
A: Ammonia crystals.