Ursa Major Quiz: questions and answers

Ursa Major Quiz: questions and answers
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Ursa Major is the constellation in the northern sky. It is one of 48 constellations originally listed by Ptolemy far back in the 2nd century AD.

Ursa Major quiz includes ten questions with multiple choice answers to test your knowledge of stars of this constellation.

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1. What does the Latin name Ursa Major mean?

2. Where does the Ursa Major stand in the list of modern constellations by area?

3. Which US state had the Ursa Major depicted on its flag?

4. What is the second-brightest star in the constellation of Ursa Major?

5. What percentage of the total sky does Ursa Major occupy?

6. What is the mass of Merak?

7. Which of the following constellations does not border Ursa Major?

8. What is Messier 81?

9. How far is NGC 3310 from Earth?

10. Which star does not belong to the Ursa Major?