Solar System and Stars
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  • Question 1
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    How are the inner planets similar to each other? (Select all that apply)

    answer choices

    Small

    Dense

    Rocky surfaces

    Gas surfaces

  • Question 2
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    What if you lived on Mars, how does its orbit around the sun make things different for you?

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    Colder because we are farther from the sun

    Warmer because we are closer to the sun

  • Question 3
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    What if you lived on Mars, how does its orbit around the sun make things different for you?

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    Shorter orbit = shorter year

    Longer orbit = longer year

  • Question 4
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    How are the gas giants similar to each other? (Select all that apply)

    answer choices

    Made up of hydrogen and helium

    No solid surfaces

    Rocky surfaces

    Closer to the sun

  • Question 5
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    List the planets in order starting from the sun.

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    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus

    Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune

  • Question 6
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    What if we lived on a gas giant, how would things be different?

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    No rocky surface or oxygen

    Hard rocky surface

  • Question 7
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    What if we lived on a gas giant, how would things be different?

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    Year would be much longer

    Year would be much shorter

  • Question 8
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    What if we lived on a gas giant, how would things be different?

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    Cold with much greater gravity

    Warm with much less gravity

  • Question 9
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    What characteristics are used to classify stars? (Select all that apply)

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    Size

    Brightness

    Temperature

    Distance from sun

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
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    Rank the colors of stars from hottest to coolest.

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    Blue, white, yellow, orange/red, red

    Blue, yellow, white, orange/red, red

    Red, orange/red, white, yellow, blue

    Red, orange/red, yellow, white, blue

  • Question 11
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    What is absolute brightness?

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    Brightness the star would have if it were at a standard distance from Earth

    How bright the star looks from Earth

  • Question 12
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    What is apparent brightness?

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    Brightness the star would have if it were at a standard distance from Earth

    How bright the star looks from Earth

  • Question 13
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    When you look up into the sky, why is the sun clearly the brightest?

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    It's our sun

    It's the closest star

    It's the farthest star

    It's the hottest star

  • Question 14
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    What was the initial explosion that resulted in the formation and expansion of the universe?

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    Big bang

    Big boom

    Large bang

    Large boom

  • Question 15
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    What is the name often given to the 1st four planets? (Select all that apply)

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    Terrestrial planets

    Inner planets

    Outer planets

    Gas giants

  • Question 16
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    What is the name often given to the four outer planets?

    answer choices

    Terrestrial planets

    Gas giants

    Inner planets

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