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Orbits are Odd
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The natural pull of objects toward each other is called ___
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    the solar system
    gravity
    a satellite
    an orbit
  • Question 2
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    Q. Earth travels around the Sun, completing the whole trip every ___
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    24 hours
    7 days
    27 days
    365 days
  • Question 3
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    Q. Why do we orbit the Sun and not the other way around?
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    brighter objects tend to orbit duller ones
    duller objects tend to orbit brighter ones
    lighter objects tend to orbit heavier ones
    heavier objects tend to orbit lighter ones
  • Question 4
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    Q. The Sun is the heaviest object in our solar system. It's about ___
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    twice as heavy as Jupiter
    200 times heavier than Jupiter
    500 times heavier than Jupiter
    1000 times heavier than Jupiter
  • Question 5
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    Q. The Earth doesn't totally get sucked into the Sun, because ___
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    it's moving too slowly around it
    it's moving fast enough around it
    it's too heavy too pull in
    it's too far away
  • Question 6
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    Q. A group of stars, gas and dust bound together by gravity is called ___
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    an orbit
    the Sun
    a galaxy
    a black hole
  • Question 7
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    Q. What is the name of our galaxy?
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    the Solar System
    Orbital Galaxy
    the Andromeda Galaxy
    the Milky Way
  • Question 8
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    Q. An object that has a gravitational pull stronger than anything else in space is called ___
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    a black hole
    a galaxy
    dark matter
    an orbit
  • Question 9
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    Q. What object is at the center of our Milky Way galaxy?
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    a giant star
    a black hole
    our solar system
    the Earth
  • Question 10
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    Q. The eight main planets tend to orbit the Sun in a relatively circular way in the same ___
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    straight line
    identical orbit
    imaginary plane
    ideal curve
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which dwarf planet has a weird orbital path, off-level with the other planets?
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    Pluto
    Neptune
    Ceres
    Eris
  • Question 12
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    Q. Pluto is sometimes closer to the Sun than which planet?
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    Jupiter
    Saturn
    Uranus
    Neptune
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