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Objects in Space
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  • Question 1
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    The four planets closest to the Sun are called...

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    Outer Planets

    Moons

    Inner Planets

  • Question 2
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    Which is larger, the Solar System or the Milky Way galaxy?

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    The Solar System, because it includes all the planets

    The Solar System, because the Sun is the biggest star

    The Milky Way, because it contains more than 200 billion stars including the Sun and solar system

    The Milky Way, because it contains only stars

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    What is the best mixture of gases, ice, dust, rock that orbits the sun?

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    Comet

    Asteroid

    Meteor

    Moon

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    A meteoroid is...

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    A small rocky or metallic object that orbits the Sun

    A meteoroid that enters the Earth's atmosphere(Shooting Stars)

    A meteor that strikes Earth's surface

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    Meteors

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    Strike the Earth's surface

    Are meteoroids that enter Earth's atmosphere

    Are small rocky or metallic objects that orbit the Sun

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    Meteorites

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    Strike the Earth's surface

    Enter Earth's atmosphere

    Are small rocky or metallic objects that orbit the Sun

  • Question 7
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    Outer planets are also called...

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    gas giants because they consist mostly of gas

    terrestrial or rocky planets because they are mostly made of rock

    Comets

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    Which planet most likely has more moons than the others?

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    Jupiter because it is an outer planet

    Earth because it has oxygen and liquid water

    Mercury because it is closest to the sun

    Venus because it has many volcanoes

  • Question 9
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    Our Solar system and Galaxy both

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    Have evidence of life

    Have black holes

    Lack planets

    Move around a central point

  • Question 10
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    Which of following causes holes on Earth's surface?

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    Meteoroids

    Meters

    Meteorites

  • Question 11
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    A _____is a sphere of hot gases that releases energy as light.

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    Galaxy

    Star

    Comet

    Gravity

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    As the comet gets closer to the Sun, dust,rock,and gases trail ________the comet.

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    in front of

    behind

    on top of

    next to

  • Question 13
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    Gravity is...

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    the weight of air

    a larger region of space

    the force of attraction between two objects.

  • Question 14
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    What is the difference between an asteroid and a comet?

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    An asteroid contain mostly rock and metal. A comet is mostly rock, ice and dust

    An asteroid is made of rock,ice and dust. A comet is made of rock and metal.

    An asteroid orbits the sun and comets orbits the moon

  • Question 15
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    Mercury is the smallest inner planet

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    True

    False

  • Question 16
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    Which planet in our Solar system is most like Earth and why?

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    Mars, because it has two small moons and shows evidence of water

    Venus, because its atmosphere is made of carbon dioxide and has many volcanoes

    Mercury, because it is very hot and has many craters.

    Jupiter, because it is very large and made of gases.

  • Question 17
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    The closest star to the Earth is the Sun?

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    True

    False

  • Question 18
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    What is an asteroid?

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    A star that orbits the Earth

    A rocky mass that orbits the Sun

    A rocky mass that orbits the Moon

    A small comet with a tail that orbits the Sun

  • Question 19
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    What is the order of the planets in the solar system?

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    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
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    mercury venus earth mars jupiter saturn uranus neptune
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