Below you can find the results of Fascinating Facts Game 7 (The Planets). Thanks to everyone who participated in this game and sharing your comments. We have included a poll with four new categories for the next Fascinating Facts game for you to chose from. We were asked during the last game to make the next game a Science Fiction game so all four choices for the next game are related to Science Fiction. Please vote in the poll to the left for the topic you would like to see for Game 8 of Fascinating Facts.
Overall in this game our players scored an average of 34.5% correct answers to the four question regarding our planets. The answers to each question related to our planets and the results of each are listed below.
1) Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. Based on the size of Earth and Jupiter, you could fit nearly 767 Earths inside Jupiter. How many Jupiters could you fit in our sun?
Results: 25% Correct
Fact: Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system and is considered a gas giant as it is primarily made up of gases. The great red spot on jupiter is a storm that has been raging for over 400 years. Three earths could fit in the red spot alone.
2) Wich is the only planet in the solar system that is considered to truly spin backwards compared to the rest?
Results: 43% Correct
Fact: Uranus is also sometimes considered to spin backwards because the poles are shifted on their sides although Venus is considered the only planet to actually spin backwards. Venus is considered our sister planet and is the closest planet to earth.
3) In our solar system we all know that Saturn has rings around it. How many total planets in our solar have rings?
Fact: All four of the gaseous planets in our solar system are considered to have some rings. Saturn is the planet that we associate the most with rings as the rings of Saturn are the most visible and dense compared to the rest. None of the four rocky planets have rings.
4) How fast is the earth traveling through space?
Answer: 66,700 mph (Approximately)
Fact: Some other speeds that may be of interest in our galaxy are: Sun's orbit around our galaxy - 559,234 mph, Moon's velocity around Earth - 2,286 mph, Our galaxy rotates at about 492,125 mph