Habitable Zone and Accommodations in Space
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The force that keeps planets on their orbit...
    answer choices
    orbit
    stars
    planets
    gravity
  • Question 2
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    Q. Atmosphere is :
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    only consisting of argon and oxygen
    gases on the floor of the Earth
    all the gases around a planet
    all the gases near the solar beams
  • Question 3
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    Q. The path a planet takes as it revolves around the sun
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    phase
    orbit
    galaxy directed
    gravitational force
  • Question 4
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    Q. Why don’t astronauts’ muscles and bones stay strong while in space?
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    They do not have enough food to eat.
    There is no weight to put pressure on their muscles and bones.
    They are not able to exercise in space.
    They do not have muscles in space.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Why are rockets needed to get to space?
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    They carry the astronauts in the nozzle.
    They have the ability to overcome Earth’s gravity.
    They use less fuel than other space craft.
    They are the safest mode of travel.
  • Question 6
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    Q. The only planet that can support life is _____________________________.
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    Mercury
    Neptune
    Pluto
    Earth
  • Question 7
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    Q. Astronauts use special soap that _____.
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    does not require a washcloth
    does not require water to rinse
    has strong chemicals
    does not have an odor
  • Question 8
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    Q. How would astronauts traveling to Mars have enough water for such a long trip?
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    They would get it from the sink.
    They would store enough on board for the entire trip
    They would need to ration and recycle their water.
    They would not need much water.
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which is not a reason we need special suits for space exploration?
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    regulate temperature
    provide oxygen (O2)
    protect from radiation
    keep the astronaut cool
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is the habitable zone?
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    A zone with the correct distance away from a star
    A zone in space where water turns into vapor
    A zone where life can not be sustained
    A zone in space where water is frozen
  • Question 11
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    Q. In order for life as we know it to exist, a planet must have ______________________
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    heat
    animals
    liquid water
    solar energy
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which helps protect the earth from radiation?
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    Water
    Atmosphere
    Mantle
    Gravity
  • Question 13
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    Q. An astronaut should not remove his or her helmet while working outside the space station because the helmet provides -
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    nitrogen
    oxygen
    water
    food
  • Question 14
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    Q. To offset the effects of the low-gravity space environment on the body, astronauts must -
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    exercise regularly.
    eat high-fat meals.
    shower twice a day.
    take naps every day.
  • Question 15
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    Q. Astronaut beds have straps attached to provide a safe sleeping environment. What condition of space do the straps accommodate?
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    Lack of oxygen
    Vacuum of space
    Microgravity environment
    Extreme temperatures
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which of the following accommodations is designed to overcome the unique difficulties associated with showering in space?
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    A skid-proof floor mat
    A drain in the floor of the shower
    A vacuum system to control water movement
    A bench inside the shower
  • Question 17
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    Q. A spacesuit includes a helmet, gloves, shoes, and a total body covering. What vital part of the spacesuit that keeps the astronaut alive is missing from this list?
    answer choices
    A handheld computer
    A robotic arm
    An oxygen system
    A jet pack
  • Question 18
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    Q. There is no air in space. Which of the following accommodations is required for an astronaut to directly communicate with another astronaut in space?
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    Computer
    Radio
    Jet Pack
    Satellite
  • Question 19
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    Q. Earth’s atmosphere contains water vapor and carbon dioxide. These greenhouse gases are important because they -
    answer choices
    are substances animals need to breathe.
    trap thermal energy in the atmosphere.

    protect against magnetic particles.
    create Earth’s gravitational field.
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