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Jupiter's Moons
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  • Question 1
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    Q. How many confirmed moons does Jupiter have?
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    27
    67
    270
    670
  • Question 2
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    Q. In what year did Galileo discover moons orbiting Jupiter?
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    1610
    1640
    1670
    1710
  • Question 3
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    Q. How many of Jupiter's moons are referred to as "Galilean moons"?
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    two
    three
    four
    five
  • Question 4
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    Q. The biggest of Jupiter's moons is _____
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    Io
    Europa
    Ganymede
    Callisto
  • Question 5
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    Q. Ganymede, the largest moon in our solar system, is even bigger than the planet _____
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    Mercury
    Venus
    Mars
    Earth
  • Question 6
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    Q. Ganymede is mostly rock and ice, but it probably has a liquid _____ core
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    iron
    hydrogen
    helium
    nickel
  • Question 7
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    Q. Ganymede is crisscrossed with large _____
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    grooves
    mountain ranges
    craters
    canals
  • Question 8
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    Q. The second biggest of Jupiter's moons is _____
    answer choices
    Io
    Europa
    Ganymede
    Callisto
  • Question 9
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    Q. The surface of Callisto is mostly _____
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    ice
    dust
    iron oxide
    volcanoes
  • Question 10
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    Q. How does Io, Jupiter's third biggest moon, compare in size to our own moon?
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    Io is much smaller
    Io is slightly smaller
    Io is slightly bigger
    Io is much bigger
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which moon is the most volcanic object in the entire solar system?
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    Io
    Europa
    Ganymede
    Callisto
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which moon is the smallest of the Gailean moons?
    answer choices
    Io
    Europa
    Ganymede
    Callisto
  • Question 13
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    Q. How does Europa, Jupiter's fourth biggest moon, compare in size to our own moon?
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    Europa is much smaller
    Europa is slightly smaller
    Europa is slightly bigger
    Europa is much bigger
  • Question 14
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    Q. Which moon has an entire ocean of water sealed up under a solid crust of ice?
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    Io
    Europa
    Ganymede
    Callisto
  • Question 15
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    Q. The interiors of Ganymede, Io, and Europa are kept warm by _____
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    nuclear fision
    nuclear fusion
    tidal flexing
    volcanic activity
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which moon likely has everything it needs to spawn life?
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    Io
    Europa
    Ganymede
    Callisto
  • Question 17
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    Q. What is the name for "scientists who study the possibility of life in space"?
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    cosmologists
    exophysiologists
    astrobiologists
    paleontologists
  • Question 18
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    Q. The distance from a star where liquid water can exist on a planet's surface is called the _____
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    aqua-region
    life area
    habitable zone
    bio-space
  • Question 19
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    Q. All of Jupiter's moons _____
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    are tidally locked to Jupiter
    have liquid water
    are covered partially in ice
    have volcanic activity
  • Question 20
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    Q. When a moon orbits the planet backwards relative to the others, it's called a _____
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    retrograde orbit
    heliocentric orbit
    geosynchronous orbit 
    prograde orbit
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