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  • Question 1
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    The only planet that supports life.

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    Pluto

    Mars

    Earth

    Mercury

  • Question 2
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    Even though it is not closest to the sun, this planet is the hottest in the solar system.

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    Venus

    Pluto

    Uranus

    Jupiter

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    The rings of Saturn are made of...

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    Gases

    Ice

    Plasma

    Rainbows

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    Your friend asks you to help with an investigation using a ball, a flashlight, and a dark room. What might you be investigating?

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    The speed of light

    Why there are dark spots on the sun

    The atmosphere of Earth

    The phases of the moon

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    Which planet has iron in the soil that gives it a red color, just like iron-rich soil on Earth

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    Earth

    Uranus

    Mars

    Saturn

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    The atmosphere on Uranus rotates faster than its core. Which of the following things that happen on Earth could best relate to what the atmosphere on Uranus is doing?

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    Cause heavy rain

    Cause a huge snowstorm

    Cause fast-moving wind

    Cause a drought

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    Which of the following would best describe Galileo?

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    Arrested because of his ideas about the solar system

    Wanted to be a doctor

    Arrested for looking for a new planet

    Built the Hubble telescope

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    What is the nearest star to the sun?

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    Alpha Centauri

    Sirius

    Capella

    Proxima Centauri

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    How is Earth different from all the other planets in our solar system?

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    It is the only planet with its own moon.

    It has storms in the atmosphere.

    It has liquid water that allows plants and animals to live.

    It is close enough to the sun to get heat energy.

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    Compare and contrast Venus and Earth. How are they ALIKE? Choose 2 answers.

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    Venus and Earth are alike because they are planets in the same solar system.

    Venus and Earth are alike because they are the same size.

    Venus and Earth are alike because both planets can sustain life.

    Venus and Earth are alike because they are the same color.

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    Compare Venus and Earth. How are they DIFFERENT? Choose 2 answers.

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    Venus and Earth are different sizes.

    Venus and Earth are different because Venus can sustain life, but Earth cannot.

    Venus and Earth have different surface temperatures.

    Venus and Earth are different because Earth supports life, Venus doesn't

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    How do stars appear to us?

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    As a burst of fire

    As a gas ball

    As tiny pinpricks of light

    As a burst of bright light

  • Question 13
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    Describe how stars really are?

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    Stars are small burst of light in the sky.

    Stars are small planets in the sky.

    Stars are big gases of heat that stay in the sky.

    Stars are huge flaming balls of light and energy in the sky.

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