The Habitable Zone
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What does most every living thing need to survive?

    answer choices

    Steam

    Ice

    Plasma

    Liquid water

  • Question 2
    20 seconds
    Q.

    What happens if a planet is too hot?

    answer choices

    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?

    answer choices

    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
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    Q.

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

    answer choices

    -360o F

    332o ​F

    61o ​C

    61o F

  • Question 5
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    Q.

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

    answer choices

    61o ​F

    -360o F

    332o ​C

    332o ​F

  • Question 6
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    Q.

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

    answer choices

    61o F

    -360o F

    -360o C

    332o F

  • Question 7
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    Q.

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

    answer choices

    The star's distance from Earth

    The size of the star

    How many planets the star has

    The size of the planet

  • Question 8
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    Q.

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

    answer choices

    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?

    answer choices

    12

    11

    10

    14

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Revolves around a Sun-like star

    Rotates counter-clockwise

    Located in a habitable zone

    Similar size to Earth

  • Question 11
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    Q.

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

    answer choices

    15%

    20%

    25%

    30%

  • Question 12
    20 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 13
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Can planets be too big for life to exist?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 14
    20 seconds
    Q.

    How far away is Kepler 452b?

    answer choices

    1400 light years

    140 light years

    25 light years

    1400 million miles

  • Question 15
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    How many of the 3 criteria for life does Kepler 452b meet?

    answer choices

    3

    2

    1

    none

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