Our Solar System
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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

  • Question 3
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    The rings of Saturn are made of...

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    Gases

    Ice

    Plasma

    Rainbows

  • Question 4
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    If you were to conduct an experiment using a ball, a flashlight, and a dark room, what would 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

  • Question 5
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    Which planet has iron in the soil that gives it a red color?

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    Earth

    Uranus

    Mars

    Saturn

  • Question 6
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    Knows as the dwarf planet...

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    Neptune

    Pluto

    Venus

    Mercury

  • Question 7
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    Which planet was first seen through a telescope by German scientist in 1846?

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    Mercury

    Venus

    Earth

    Neptune

  • Question 8
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    __________ can be 850 degrees during the daytime.

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    Venus

    Jupiter

    Saturn

    Mars

  • Question 9
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    The atmosphere on Uranus rotates faster than its core. What could happen because of this?

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    Cause heavy rain

    Cause a huge snowstorm

    Cause fast-moving wind

    Cause a drought

  • Question 10
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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

  • Question 11
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    What is the nearest star to the sun?

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    Alpha Centauri

    Sirius

    Capella

    Proxima Centauri

  • Question 12
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    __________ has a year that last just 88 days.

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    Earth

    Jupiter

    Mercury

    Uranus

  • Question 13
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    Which planet is 14 times the size of Earth?

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    Uranus

    Pluto

    Saturn

    Mars

  • Question 14
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    The planet made up of mostly hydrogen and helium?

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    Venus

    Jupiter

    Neptune

    Earth

  • Question 15
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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.

  • Question 16
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    __________ has ringlets around the planet made up of the particles of ice.

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    Venus

    Mars

    Neptune

    Saturn

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