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What is the Sun?
all of the above
none of the above
What is the correct order of the planets in our Solar System, from nearest to the Sun outward?
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Earth, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto
Which of the following is classified as a terrestrial planet?
Which statement is true about planets classified as gas giants?
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Venus are examples of gas giants
The gas giants are much smaller than the terrestrial planets
The gas giants are located farther from the Sun than the terrestrial planets
The gas giants all contain liquid water
Where is the Asteroid belt located?
between Earth and Venus
between Mars and Jupiter
between Uranus and Neptune
between Neptune and Pluto
Why is Pluto no longer considered a planet?
it is too small
it is not round
it doesn't orbit the Sun
it crosses Neptune's orbit
What unit is used to measure the distances between planets?
What is the name for the innermost part of the Sun?
What is the name of the outer layer of the Sun's atmosphere?
Which of the following is luminous?
What are the dark regions formed by cooler temperatures on the surface of the Sun known as?
What is the name given to celestial objects that hit Earth's surface?
Celestial objects found in Earth's atmosphere, also known as "shooting stars"
Large chunks of rock, metal and ice that form a gas tail when orbiting the Sun
What celestial objects are commonly found in the Kuiper belt?
In which gas layer of the Sun does energy escape as light?
What feature of the Sun's surface is shown in the photo?
Earth's very slow "wobble" that results in Earth's axis changing direction is called...
How long does it take Earth to complete one full revolution around the sun?
The North pole star is called: