Space Characteristics & Accommodations
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  • Question 1
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    Protects life on Earth from harmful particles from solar winds.

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    distance from the sun

    magnetic field

    atmosphere

    water

  • Question 2
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    Keeps Earth's temperature stable and cool.

    answer choices

    distance from the sun

    magnetic field

    atmosphere

    water

  • Question 3
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    Is necessary for life as we know it.

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    distance from the sun

    magnetic field

    atmosphere

    water

  • Question 4
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    Affects temperature of a planet.

    answer choices

    distance from the sun

    magnetic field

    atmosphere

    water

  • Question 5
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    Earth's _____ helps protect life from ultraviolet radiation.

    answer choices

    water

    oxygen

    ozone layer

    ice

  • Question 6
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    Earth's atmosphere is mostly made up of the gases _____ and _____.

    answer choices

    water and ice

    atmosphere and ozone layer

    oxygen and nitrogen

    oxygen and water

  • Question 7
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    There is some evidence to suggest that Mars once had liquid _____ though now it may be trapped as _____.

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    water, ice

    water, nitrogen

    oxygen, nitrogen

    nitrogen, ice

  • Question 8
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    If Earth were much smaller than it is now, it would not support life because it would not have enough mass to -

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    collect needed radiant energy from the Sun

    maintain a gravitational pull on the Moon

    have sufficient gravity to hold an atmosphere

    rotate on its axis

  • Question 9
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    Ozone contributes to supporting life on earth by blocking -

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    ultraviolet light

    water vapor

    helium ions

    atmospheric heat

  • Question 10
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    Which of the following discoveries about Mars suggests conditions that may have once supported life? Mars has -

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    the tallest mountain in the solar system

    two moons orbiting the planet

    only a small amount of atmosphere

    small amounts of water in the soil

  • Question 11
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    Space stations require an oxygen system because the atmosphere in space -

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    is airless

    is poisonous

    smells bad

    is humid

  • Question 12
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    Which of the following accommodations on the space station is used by astronauts to combat the effects of microgravity on their bones?

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    special handles

    Velcro straps

    Exercise equipment

    oxygen system

  • Question 13
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    Radios are not required for astronauts to talk to each other when they are in the same room inside the space station because -

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    the space station is filled with air that carries sound waves

    astronauts keep their helmets on inside the space station

    computers are used to communicate inside the station

    astronauts communicate with sign language inside the station

  • Question 14
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    Astronauts wear thick gloves when they perform a space walk outside the space station. The gloves provide protection against -

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    low gravity

    nearby comets

    low oxygen

    low temperatures

  • Question 15
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    Spacesuits have layers that have high capacity for thermal insulation in order to -

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    regulate body temperature in the extremes of space

    prevent the spread of bacteria that thrive in space

    allow communication with the space station

    prevent the astronaut from sweating inside the suit

  • Question 16
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    What design element of an astronaut's spacesuit protects him or her from micrometeoroids, which are tiny bits of space debris travelling at high speeds?

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    large oxygen tank

    powerful jet pack

    small radio communicator

    tough outer shell

  • Question 17
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    How do astronauts counteract the effects of microgravity on their bones while they are in space?

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    monitor sensors outside the space station

    consume twice as many calories as normal

    use exercise equipment on the space station

    breathe at a faster rate than normal

  • Question 18
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    The living quarters and equipment used to protect astronauts while in space

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    space station

    space suit

    accommodations

    instruments

  • Question 19
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    The protective gear that protects astronauts from the cold, airless environment of space.

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    space station

    space suit

    accommodations

    instruments

  • Question 20
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    A man-made laboratory that is placed in space for research.

    answer choices

    space station

    space suit

    accommodations

    instruments

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