Space Science Final
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  • Question 1
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    What causes a crescent moon?

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    The moon changes shape as it orbits the Earth

    Earth's shadow covers part of the moon

    We can only see a small portion of the lit side of the moon

    The moon is aligned with the Earth and Sun

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    Why are total solar eclipses rare events?

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    The moon's orbit is inclined with respect to Earth's orbit

    The Earth's shadow rarely falls on the Sun

    Most eclipses can not be seen from Earth

    The moon is too close to block the Sun

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    What is the cause of Earth's season's?

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    Earth's elliptical orbit

    Changes in solar energy

    Earth's rotation

    Earth's axial tilt

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    What bodies in our solar system have surface gravity?

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    Only the Sun

    All the planets, moons, and the Sun

    Only the inner planets

    Only the outer planets

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    What are the main factors that determine an object's surface gravity?

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    The distance from the Sun

    The material the objects is composed of

    The shape of an objects orbit

    The mass and radius of an object

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    To determine the scale of an image you should take the actual size of of the object and divide by the measurement of the object in an image.

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    True

    False

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    What is criterion?

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    A set of standards to be judged

    A set of judges to be criticized

    A set of criticisms to be standardized

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    Which planet has the highest surface gravity in our solar system?

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    Earth

    Jupiter

    Saturn

    Mars

  • Question 9
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    What determines an objects weight?

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    The upward pull that gravity exerts on the objects volume

    e=mc2

    The affect that the distance form a star has on an object

    The the downward force that gravity exerts on the objects mass

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    What object(s) contains more than 99% of the mass in our Solar System?

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    Jupiter

    Sun

    Uranus

    The Asteroid Belt

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    Which planets are the outer planets?

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    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars

    Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Plute

    Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune

    Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

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    The farther a moon is from its planet, the shorter its orbital period.

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    True

    False

  • Question 13
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    What is the correct image scale for an image that covers a real life 25 Km but the photograph is 100 mm wide?

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    4 km/mm

    .4 km/mm

    400 km/mm

    40 km/mm

  • Question 14
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    When does a lunar eclipse occur?

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    When the Earth's shadow is cast on the moon

    When the moon's shadow is cast on Earth

    When the moon's shadow is cast on the Sun

    When the Sun's shadow is cast on Earth

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