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  • Question 1
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    Q. A meteorite is DIFFERENT from a comet mainly because
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    has a tail of ice and gas
    is found in orbit between Jupiter and Mars
    enters the Earth's atmoshere
    has a nucleus mad of rock and snow.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Sometimes I am called a "dirty snowball". I have a hydrogen cloud, coma, and a nucleus. I am invisible except when near the sun. What am I?
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    Asteroid
    Star
    Meteor
    Comet
  • Question 3
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    Q. We are composed mainly of rock and metal.
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    comets and stars
    stars and meteors
    asteroid and meteors
    comets and asteroid
  • Question 4
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    Q. I am a rock entering a planet's atmosphere.
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    meteor
    meteorite
    asteroid
    comet
  • Question 5
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    Q. What do comets orbit
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    The Stars
    The Planets
    The Sun
    Earth
  • Question 6
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    Q. When a meteor hits Earth, what is it called?
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    meteorite
    meteroid
    meteor
    Earth
  • Question 7
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    Q. Huge chunks of rock and metal (some measuring miles wide) and are believed to be left-over pieces of planets and moons are called:
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    Comets
    Meteors
    Asteroids
    Meteroids
  • Question 8
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    Q. Asteroids "hang out" in our solar system in a place called:
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    The Kupier Belt
    The Oort Cloud
    The Planetary Rings
    The Asteroid Belt
  • Question 9
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    Q. Objects made of ice, gas and dust and orbit our sun are called:
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    Asteroids
    Comets
    Meteroids
    Meteors
  • Question 10
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    Q. What causes meteors to burn up in our atmosphere?
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    Heat from the Sun
    Heat from Earth's atmosphere
    They are already so hot that our atmosphere can't handle it
    Friction from the Earth's atmosphere
  • Question 11
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    Q. Piece of rock that burns up as it passes through the earth's atmosphere.
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    asteroid
    meteoroid
    comet
    meteor
  • Question 12
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    Q. Where are asteroids found?
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    between earth and venus
    between Jupiter and Saturn
    between Saturn and Uranus
    between Mars and Jupiter
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