Pluto Quiz: Think You Know Pluto?

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Pluto has been in the news quite a bit these past several months. Let’s see if you’ve been paying attention. Feel free to share your score in the comments section. When finished head over to our Pluto Flyby forum thread for the latest news.

1. Pluto is named after the Roman and Greek god of


2. Pluto is ____ billion miles away from Earth


3. Pluto’s atmosphere is composed primarily of


4. When was Pluto discovered?


5. Who discovered Pluto


6. How many known satellites does Pluto have?


7. How many Earth years is Pluto’s orbital period?


8. What is the name of the Pluto space probe?


9. The radio transmission time from Pluto to Earth is


10. Which is not a moon of Pluto


11. When was Pluto reclassified as a dwarf planet?


12. The recent Pluto probe carries a CD of


13. The Radioisotope Thermal Generator that powers the Pluto probe is a spare from


Ready for your next quiz? How well do you know ice?

4 replies
  1. Borg says:

    [QUOTE=”Greg Bernhardt, post: 5233057, member: 1″]Not bad! Some of the numbers can be tough to get exact.[/QUOTE]
    Thanks. I purposely picked one answer that I knew would be wrong – I was feeling ‘comic’al. :oldwink:

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