The Habitable Zone
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• Question 1
20 seconds
Q.

What does most every living thing need to survive?

Steam

Ice

Plasma

Liquid water

• Question 2
20 seconds
Q.

What happens if a planet is too hot?

The water will be nice and warm

The water will boil away

The water will be too cold

The water will freeze and make ice

• Question 3
20 seconds
Q.

What happens if a planet is too cold?

The water will be nice and warm

The water will be cold

The water will boils away

It will be like a giant snowball

• Question 4
20 seconds
Q.

What is the average temperature of a planet that is "Earth distance" away from the Sun?

-360o F

332o ​F

61o ​C

61o F

• Question 5
20 seconds
Q.

What is the average temperature of a planet that is "Mercury distance" away from the Sun?

61o ​F

-360o F

332o ​C

332o ​F

• Question 6
20 seconds
Q.

What is the average temperature of a planet that is "Neptune distance" away from the Sun?

61o F

-360o F

-360o C

332o F

• Question 7
20 seconds
Q.

What determines where the habitable zone is located for each star?

The star's distance from Earth

The size of the star

How many planets the star has

The size of the planet

• Question 8
20 seconds
Q.

If a planet is discovered to be in the habitable zone does that mean it has life?

Yes

No

• Question 9
20 seconds
Q.

How many other factors are there besides water that determine whether or not a planet can sustain life?

12

11

10

14

• Question 10
30 seconds
Q.

Which of the following is NOT criteria to be considered a viable candidate.

Revolves around a Sun-like star

Rotates counter-clockwise

Located in a habitable zone

Similar size to Earth

• Question 11
20 seconds
Q.

How many stars have Earth-sized planets in their habitable zone?

15%

20%

25%

30%

• Question 12
20 seconds
Q.

Is it possible for an planet to spin too fast for life to exist?

Yes

No

• Question 13
20 seconds
Q.

Can planets be too big for life to exist?

Yes

No

• Question 14
20 seconds
Q.

How far away is Kepler 452b?

1400 light years

140 light years

25 light years

1400 million miles

• Question 15
20 seconds
Q.

How many of the 3 criteria for life does Kepler 452b meet?