How Well Do You Know the Solar System?
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  • Question 1
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    What is in the center of our solar system?

    answer choices

    Earth

    Asteroid

    Sun

    Milky Way

  • Question 2
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    The planet that averages 150 million km, or one AU, from the Sun.

    answer choices

    Mars

    Jupiter

    Earth

    Neptune

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    The solid portion of a comet

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    Tail

    Heart

    Coma

    Nucleus

  • Question 4
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    A planet that appears reddish-yellow due to iron oxide in its rocks.

    answer choices

    Jupiter

    Mars

    Uranus

    Neptune

  • Question 5
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    The Great Red Spot, a continuous storm, is located on the planet.

    answer choices

    Neptune

    Uranus

    Jupiter

    Mars

  • Question 6
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    ____ are small pieces of rock moving through space.

    answer choices

    Meteorites

    Meteroids

    Meteors

    Meatier

  • Question 7
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    Pieces of rock that actually strike Earth’s surface are called

    answer choices

    Meteorites

    Meteoroids

    Meteors

    Comets

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    Most asteroids are located in an area between the orbits of ____.

    answer choices

    Earth and Mars

    Mars and Jupiter

    Jupiter and Saturn

    Neptune and Pluto

  • Question 9
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    This planet is second largest in the solar system, is the sixth planet from the Sun, and has the lowest density.

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    Jupiter

    Saturn

    Uranus

    Venus

  • Question 10
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    What causes the greenhouse effect on Venus and Earth?

    answer choices

    a lot of plants

    solar energy trapped by gases in their atmosphere

    how close they are to the Sun

    glass enclosures

  • Question 11
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    Where is the tail of a comet located?

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    In front, away from the sun

    In front, toward the sun

    In back, away from the sun

    In back, toward the sun

  • Question 12
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    The large, solid, main part of the comet is the

    answer choices

    Tail

    Coma

    Nucleus

    Asteroid

  • Question 13
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    Two planets with similar mass and size are ____.

    answer choices

    Saturn and Uranus

    Earth and Pluto

    Mars and Jupiter

    Venus and Earth

  • Question 14
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    The small, rocky, inner planets, in order, beginning closest to the sun

    answer choices

    Mercury, Venus, Mars, Earth

    Mars, Earth, Mercury, Venus

    Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury

    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars

  • Question 15
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    The order of the large, gaseous, outer planets - closest to the Sun and outward

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    Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus,Neptune

    Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune

    Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter

    Jupiter, Uranus, Saturn, Neptune

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