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Jupiter
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Jupiter is referred to as a _____
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    gas giant
    liquid behemoth
    vapor mammoth
    rocky colossus
  • Question 2
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    Q. How many Earths could fit inside Jupiter?
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    about 20
    about 100
    about 500
    about 1000
  • Question 3
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    Q. Jupiter has a mass over _____ that of Earth
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    30 times
    80 times
    300 times
    800 times
  • Question 4
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    Q. Despite its bulk, Jupiter rotates extremely rapidly: One day on Jupiter is a mere _____
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    50 minutes long
    1 hour long
    10 hours long
    15 hours long
  • Question 5
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    Q. Who discovered the four largest moons of Jupiter?
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    Newton
    Hooke
    Galileo
    Copernicus
  • Question 6
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    Q. The light and dark-colored stripes, in Jupiter's clouds, are called _____
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    sections and sashes
    tracts and straps
    zones and belts
    realms and ribbons
  • Question 7
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    Q. The light colored zones, in Jupiter's atmosphere, are formed from _____
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    ammonia clouds
    sulfuric acid clouds
    carbon dioxide clouds
    water vapor
  • Question 8
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    Q. The colossal hurricane on Jupiter is dubbed _____
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    the Great Red Spot
    the Eye of the Storm
    the Vast Dark Spot
    the Hooke Squall
  • Question 9
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    Q. The large hurricane on Jupiter was first noticed _____
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    three decades ago
    eight decades ago
    three centuries ago
    eight centuries ago
  • Question 10
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    Q. How deep is Jupiter's atmosphere?
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    several kilometers
    several dozen kilometers
    several hundred kilometers
    several thousand kilometers
  • Question 11
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    Q. The air on Jupiter is mostly  _____
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    ammonia and methane
    carbon dioxide and hydrogen
    helium and ammonia
    hydrogen and helium
  • Question 12
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    Q. Instead of a mantle, Jupiter has a huge region made up of liquid metallic _____
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    hydrogen
    helium
    iron
    sodium
  • Question 13
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    Q. The solar system formed from gas and dust, in the shape of _____
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    a flat disk
    a ball
    an oblong sphere
    a spindle
  • Question 14
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    Q. During formation, small planets are referred to as _____
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    baby planets
    protoplanets
    microplanets
    planetoids
  • Question 15
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    Q. Jupiter is wider at the equator than through the poles by about _____
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    6%
    10%
    14%
    2%
  • Question 16
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    Q. Hydrogen fusion starts when a star has roughly _____ of the Sun’s mass
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    1/20
    1/2
    1/6
    1/12
  • Question 17
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    Q. For Jupiter to form a star, you'd need the mass of _____
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    20 more Jupiters
    40 more Jupiters
    60 more Jupiters
    80 more Jupiters
  • Question 18
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    Q. Jupiter radiates away much of it's heat as _____
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    infrared light
    visible light
    ultraviolet light
    microwaves
  • Question 19
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    Q. How long ago did Jupiter form?
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    4.5 million years ago
    45 million years ago
    4.5 billion years ago
    45 billion years ago
  • Question 20
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    Q. Jupiter's ring is made of _____
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    gases
    hydrogen
    dust
    large rocks
  • Question 21
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    Q. In 1994, which comet impacted Jupiter?
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    Comet Hale-Bopp
    Comet Swift-Tuttle 
    Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9
    Comet Halley
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