9 Questions Mars: Be a Red Planet Explorer! Test your knowledge about the Red Planet a quiz aligned with the interactive "Red Rocks" learning experience on Infiniscope, a Science Mission Directorate project powered by NASA. NASA_Infiniscope, 01/18/2019 answers Play True or False: Mars is called the "Red Planet" True False What type of planet is Mars? A Gas Giant (like Jupiter) An Exoplanet (like HD 80606b) A Dwarf Planet (like Ceres) A Terrestrial Planet (like Earth) What planet's orbit is closest to the orbit of Mars? Jupiter Saturn Earth Venus … and 6 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play“.