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Venus
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  • Question 1
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    Q. In Roman mythology, Venus is the goddess of _____
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    love and beauty
    poetry and music
    fertility and healing
    dawn and childbirth
  • Question 2
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    Q. Venus is the _____ planet from the Sun
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    first
    second
    third
    fourth
  • Question 3
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    Q. Venus is the _____ brightest natural object in the sky
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    fifth
    second
    third
    fourth
  • Question 4
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    Q. From our perspective, Venus never gets far from the Sun; at best it can reach about _____ away
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    25°
    45°
    65°
  • Question 5
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    Q. Through a telescope, Venus can be seen to undergo _____ just like the Moon and Mercury do
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    phases
    precessions
    perterbations
    inversions
  • Question 6
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    Q. Venus appears brightest to us when it's _____
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    close, in a thin crescent
    close, in a full phase
    far away, in a full phase
    far away, in a thin crescent
  • Question 7
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    Q. What is it called when Venus passes directly across the Sun’s face?
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    a passage
    a transit
    a crossing
    a portage
  • Question 8
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    Q. During a solar eclipse by Venus, what percent of the Sun is blocked?
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    a tenth of a percent
    one percent
    ten percent
    twenty percent
  • Question 9
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    Q. Transits of Venus across the Sun happen in pairs, separated by _____ years
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    two
    eight
    eighteen
    eighty
  • Question 10
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    Q. Transits of Venus across the Sun happen in pairs, then don’t happen again for over _____
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    eight years
    a decade
    eighty years
    a century
  • Question 11
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    Q. Venus is highly reflective of the Sun's light, due to it's _____
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    thick cloud layer
    thin cloud layer
    white dust surface
    volcanic activity
  • Question 12
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    Q. How does Venus compare, in size and mass, to the Earth?
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    Venus is a lot smaller
    Venus is slightly smaller
    Venus is slightly bigger
    Venus is a lot bigger
  • Question 13
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    Q. Venus orbits at _____ of the Earth-Sun distance
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    1/2
    2/3
    3/4
    4/5
  • Question 14
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    Q. The surface temperature of Venus is 460° Celsius which is hot enough to melt _____
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    copper
    iron
    lead
    gold
  • Question 15
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    Q. The atmosphere on Venus is almost entirely composed of _____
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    nitrogen
    carbon dioxide
    oxygen
    carbon monoxide
  • Question 16
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    Q. The atmospheric pressure on Venus is _____ times that of Earth’s
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    9
    30
    90
    300
  • Question 17
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    Q. The rain on Venus is composed of _____
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    ammonia
    molten metal
    sulfuric acid
    liquid nitrogen
  • Question 18
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    Q. Due to the slow rotation rate, one day on Venus is about _____ Earth days
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    2
    24
    243
    2430
  • Question 19
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    Q. How many moons does Venus have?
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    none
    one
    two
    three
  • Question 20
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    Q. How many of the volcanoes on Venus are bigger than 100 kilometers in diameter?
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    16
    87
    167
    453
  • Question 21
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    Q. Slow bubbling leaks of lava from the interior of Venus can create surface features called _____
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    hotcake tops
    flapjack arches
    pancake domes
    waffle houses
  • Question 22
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    Q. Surface features on Venus are all named after _____
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    men or gods
    women or goddesses
    artists or playwrights
    rocks or minerals
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