Planetary Geology

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Quiz on Planetary Geology, created by pmh9800 on 03/28/2014.
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Question 1

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What is the correct order of the planets?
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  • Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
  • Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune
  • Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Uranus, Saturn, Neptune

Question 2

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What is the density of the Earth?
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  • 5.65
  • 5.51
  • 5.45

Question 3

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What is the definition of a meteorite?
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  • A fragment of material that falls to the Earth
  • A fragment of rock that falls to the Earth from space
  • A fragment of rock that failed to form a planet

Question 4

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How old is the Solar System though to be?
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  • 4700 million years
  • 4300 million years
  • 4500 million years
  • 4400 million years
  • 4600 million years

Question 5

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Which 2 planets is the asteroid belt situated between?
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  • Jupiter and Saturn
  • Jupiter and Mars
  • Saturn and Uranus

Question 6

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What planet has a distance of 5.2 AU from the Sun?
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  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

Question 7

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Name the 4 terrestrial planets.
Answer
  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune

Question 8

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Name the 4 Gas Giants.
Answer
  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune

Question 9

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What is Pluto?
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  • A dwarf planet and always has been
  • A dwarf planet that was reclassified from a planet in August 2006
  • A dwarf planet that was reclassified from a planet in August 2003

Question 10

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What is the definition of a moon?
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  • A satellite orbiting a planet
  • A natural satellite orbiting a planet
  • A natural satellite orbiting a plant

Question 11

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How long ago was the Universe formed?
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  • 14 billion years ago
  • 12 billion years ago
  • 10 billion years ago
  • 16 billion years ago

Question 12

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What is the main composition of the Sun?
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  • Hydrogen and Helium
  • Hydrogen and Halite
  • Hydrogen and Sulphur
  • Carbon Dioxide and Helium
  • Nitrogen and Helium

Question 13

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How many moons does Jupiter have?
Answer
  • 10-20
  • 21-30
  • 31-40
  • 41-50
  • 51-60
  • 61+

Question 14

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Define a planet.
Answer
  • A sizable object orbiting a star
  • A small object orbiting a star
  • A sizable object that is orbited by the Sun
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