Space Science
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which of the following groups are all terrestrial planets?
    answer choices
    Venus, Mars, Mercury
    Mars, Venus, Saturn
    Jupiter, Mars, Neptune
    Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What protects life on Earth from harmful ultra violet rays?
    answer choices
    Earth's distance from the Sun
    Earth's tilt
    Moon's gravity
    Ozone layer
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Life on Earth would not be possible without which of the following?
    answer choices
    A moon & liquid water
    A moon and Earth's location
    Ozone and a moon
    Water & Earth's location from the Sun
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Within our own solar system, the most likely candidate for having life on it is:
    answer choices
    Our moon
    Europa ( a moon of Jupiter)
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which two objects would have more gravitational forces acting between them?
    answer choices
    Earth & the Moon
    You and the Sun
    Sun and the Earth
    You and the Moon
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Why would you weigh more on Jupiter than you do on Earth?
    answer choices
    Jupiter has more mass and more gravitational pull
    Jupiter has less mass and less gravitational pull
    You would not weigh more on Jupiter
    Jupiter has more mass and less gravitational pull
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Even though orbits are ellipses, what shape is a typical planet's orbit most like?
    answer choices
    A short rectangle
    An egg-shape with a pointy end
    A long, narrow oval
    A circle
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. How does the gravitational force between the Sun and the planet change as they get farther apart?
    answer choices
    Stays the same
    No gravitational force
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following groups of planets are all gas giants?
    answer choices
    Neptune, Saturn, Jupiter
    Venus, Mars, Saturn
    Mars, Venus, Mercury
    Mars, Jupiter, Neptune
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Many of the Moon's craters formed when:
    answer choices
    Volcanoes erupted
    Seas evaporated
    The Sun partly melted the surface
    Space objects hit the Moon's surface
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. How is Venus different from Jupiter?
    answer choices
    Jupiter is a planet, Venus is a large asteroid
    Jupiter is a gas giant, Venus is a terrestrial planet
    Jupiter is a terrestrial planet, Venus is a gas giant 
    Jupiter has no moons, Venus has two moons
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. The asteroid belt in our solar system is located between:
    answer choices
    Neptune & Saturn
    Earth & Mercury
    The Milky Way & Polaris
    Mars & Jupiter
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What do comets have in common with Earth?
    answer choices
    They orbit the Sun
    They have north and south magnetic poles 
    They are primarily made of ice and dust
    They both have a spherical shape
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these appears in Earth's atmosphere?
    answer choices
    a moon
    a meteor
    an asteroid
    a comet
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these terms best describes the makeup of most asteroids?
    answer choices
    all of the above
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