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Everything Revolves Around You
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Human made objects that orbit the Earth are called ___
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    artificial satellites
    natural satellites
    artificial asteroids
    natural asteroids
  • Question 2
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    Q. The path that an object follows around another object is called ___
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    an orbit
    a circle
    a progression
    a force
  • Question 3
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    Q. The natural pull of objects toward each other is called ___
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    elasticity
    an orbit
    gravity
    the moon
  • Question 4
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    Q. How were the huge craters on the Moon formed?
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    by chunks of rock came together
    by lava flowing on the surface
    by colliding with the Earth
    by asteroids hitting it
  • Question 5
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    Q. How long does it take for the Moon to orbit the Earth?
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    about one day
    about seven days
    about 27 days
    about 365 days
  • Question 6
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    Q. What is Earth's only natural satellite?
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    the Sun
    the Moon
    the International Space Station
    an asteroid
  • Question 7
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    Q. What is the biggest artificial satellite ever flown in space?
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    the Moon
    the ISS
    NASA's Skylab
    Mir
  • Question 8
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    Q. The ISS moves pretty fast, completing 16 orbits around our planet every ___
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    hour
    day
    week
    minute
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which of the following is NOT a function of Earth's artificial satellites?
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    forecasting weather
    monitoring drought
    communicating with devices
    storage of moon rocks
  • Question 10
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    Q. The orbit of a satellite is determined by a delicate balance of ___
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    its velocity and its mass
    its mass and the Earth's gravitational pull
    its mass and its function
    its velocity and the Earth's gravitational pull
  • Question 11
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    Q. So, technically, the Moon and other satellites are always ___
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    moving too slow to hit the Earth
    going to hit the Earth
    falling towards the Earth
    moving too fast to escape Earth's gravity
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