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The Solar System and Beyond
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  • Question 1
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    What is the path one object travels around another object?

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    gravity

    orbit

    inertia

    satellite

  • Question 2
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    What is the force of attraction between any two objects due to their mass?

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    gravity

    rotation

    revolution

    orbit

  • Question 3
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    What is the tendency of a moving object to keep moving in a straight line or of any object to resist a change in motion?

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    orbit

    gravity

    inertia

    revolution

  • Question 4
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    What is one complete trip of one object around another object?

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    Rotation

    Revolution

    Inertia

    Orbit

  • Question 5
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    What is a complete spin on an axis?

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    Rotation

    Revolution

    Orbit

    Orbit

  • Question 6
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    What is a natural or artificial object in space that circles around another object?

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    Revolution

    Rotation

    Tide

    Satellite

  • Question 7
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    What is the appearance of the shape of the Moon at a particular time?

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    Phase

    Tide

    Solar Eclipse

    Lunar Eclipse

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    What is the regular rise and fall of the water level along a shoreline?

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    Satellite

    Phase

    Tide

    Eclipse

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    What is the blocking of the Sun's light that happens when Earth passes through the Moon's shadow?

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    Lunar Eclipse

    Solar Eclipse

    Tide

    Phase

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    What is a situation that occurs when Earth, the Sun, and the Moon are in a straight line and Earth's shadow falls across the moon?

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    Solar Eclipse

    Lunar Eclipse

    Moon

    Phase

  • Question 11
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    What is one of many small, rocky objects between Mars and Jupiter?

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    Asteroid

    Meteor

    Comet

    Star

  • Question 12
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    What is a chunk of rock from space that travels through Earth's atmosphere?

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    Asteroid

    Meteor

    Comet

    Star

  • Question 13
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    What is a mixture of ice, frozen gases, rock, and dust left over from the formation of the solar system?

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    Asteroid

    Meteor

    Comet

    Star

  • Question 14
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    What is an object in space that produces its own energy, including heat and light?

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    Supernova

    Star

    Comet

    Meteor

  • Question 15
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    What is the distance light travels in a year?

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    Star

    Light-year

    Constellation

    Black Hole

  • Question 16
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    What are patterns that are formed by a group of stars in the night sky?

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    Star

    Constellation

    Nebula

    Supernova

  • Question 17
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    What is a huge cloud of gas and dust in space that is the first stage of star formation?

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    Star

    Nebula

    White dwarf

    Supernova

  • Question 18
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    What is a star that can no longer turn helium into carbon? Iit cools and shrinks, becoming very small and dense.

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    Star

    Supernova

    Nebula

    White dwarf

  • Question 19
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    What is a star that has produced more energy than gravity can hold together has exploded?

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    Supernova

    White dwarf

    Nebula

    Black Hole

  • Question 20
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    What is an object whose gravity is so strong that light cannot escape it?

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    Supernova

    Black Hole

    White dwarf

    Nebula

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