Solar System
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  • Question 1
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    How long does Earth's orbit around the sun take?

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    365 and 1/4 days

    360 days

    24 hours

    2 years

  • Question 2
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    Our sun is a medium-sized star compared to other stars.

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    True

    False

  • Question 3
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    The HOTTEST stars are usually what color

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    yellow

    orange

    blue

    pink

  • Question 4
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    What causes day and night here on our Earth?

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    The different moon phases

    Asteroids

    The rotation of Earth

    Stars

  • Question 5
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    What causes our seasons here on Earth?

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    Stars in our universe

    Our revolution around the moon

    Earth's tilted axis and our rotation

    The revolution of Earth around the sun and Earth's tilted axis

  • Question 6
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    This is the first planet from the Sun; it is very hot in the day and very cold in the night.

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    Mercury

    Neptune

    Earth

    Jupiter

  • Question 7
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    What are large chunks of rocks and metal in space?

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    Earth

    comet

    asteroids

    gibbous

  • Question 8
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    The fourth planet from the Sun; also known as the "red planet."

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    Neptune

    Mercury

    Earth

    Mars

  • Question 9
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    The sixth planet from the Sun; known for its large rings.

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    Saturn

    Mercury

    Earth

    Mars

  • Question 10
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    The fifth planet from the Sun; this is the LARGESTplanet in the Solar System.

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    Jupiter

    Mercury

    Earth

    Neptune

  • Question 11
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    This is the eighth (last) planet from the Sun; it is deep dark blue in color.

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    Earth

    Neptune

    Mercury

    Jupiter

  • Question 12
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    These are the 4 planets closest to the sun (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars).

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    inner planets

    outer planets

    dwarf planets

    solar planets

  • Question 13
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    This is the nearest star to Earth.

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    the moon

    the planet of Mars

    the asteroid belt

    the sun

  • Question 14
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    These are the four planets FARTHEST from the Sun; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

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    inner planets

    outer planets

    solar planets

    the best planets

  • Question 15
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    A group of stars that make a pattern in the night sky.

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    planets

    comets

    asteroids

    constellation

  • Question 16
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    Where is the Asteroid Belt located in the Solar System?

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    near Neptune

    between Mercury and Venus

    between Mars and Jupiter

    around the Sun

  • Question 17
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    This is the phase of the moon when the moon looks like a thin sliver (less than half of the moon's nearside is sunlit).

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    crescent

    gibbous

    full

    new

  • Question 18
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    This is the phase of the moon where NONE of the moon's nearside is sunlit.

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    crescent

    gibbous

    full moon

    new moon

  • Question 19
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    This is the phase of the moon that looks ALMOST full.

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    crescent

    gibbous

    full moon

    new moon

  • Question 20
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    Stars DO NOT twinkle in the sky; only planets twinkle in the sky.

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    True

    False

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