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Science Test 3-4-10

Chapter 11

QuestionAnswer
BRIGHTEST OBJECT IN THE MORNING SKY VENUS
DARK SPOTS ON THE PHOTOSPHERE OF THE SUN SUNSPOTS
THE OUTERMOST PART OF THE SUN CORONA
THE SURFACE OF THE SUN PHOT0SHPERE
THE SUN'S ATMOSPHERE CHROMOSPHERE
ENERGY OMITTED IN THE FORM OF BEAUTIFUL COLORS AURORA
PLANET THAT IS CLOSEST TO THE SUN. MERCURY
ONLY PLANET ON WHICH MAN CAN SURVIVE IN HIS NATURAL STATE. EARTH
THE LARGEST PLANET JUPITER
PLANET WITH THE GREAT RED SPOT JUPITER
EARTH'S NATURAL SATELITE THE MOON
KEEPS THE PLANETS IN ORBIT AROUND THE SUN GRAVITATIONAL PULL
THE ONLY OUTER PLANET NOT MADE UP OF GASES PLUTO
WHERE DOES THE MOON GET ITS LIGHT IT ABSORBS IT FROM THE SUN
NAME THE NINE PLANETS IN ORDER FROM THE SUN M,V,E,MARS,J,S,U,N,P
EACH REVOLUTION AROUND THE SUN TAKES HOW MANY DAYS? HOW MANY YEARS? 365 1/4 DAYS = 1 YEAR
ONE COMPLETE ROTATION OF THE EARTH ON IT AXIS IS EQUAL TO HOW MANY DAYS? ONE
WHAT DETERMINES THE FOUR SEASONS ON EARTH? THE EARTH'S TILT DURING ITS REVOLUTION AROUND THE SUN.
AN EQUAL LENGHT OF DAY AND NIGHT EQUINOX
NAME THE FOUR INNER PLANETS MERCURY, VENUS, EARTH AND MARS
WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS THAT DETERMINE THE INNER PLANETS TERRESTRIAL, ROCKY, DENSE AND EARTHLIKE IN COMPOSTION.
TRUE OR FALSE. THE MOON ROTATES ONCE ON ITS AXIS AS IT MAKES ONE REVOLUTION AROUND THE EARTH. TRUE
TRUE OR FALSE. THE SAME SIDE OF THE MOON ALWAYS FACES THE EARTH. TRUE
FIRST MAN TO WALK ON THE MOON NEIL ARMSTRONG
TRUE OR FALSE. THE MOON DOES NOT GIVE OFF ITS OWN LIGHT. TRUE
THE SMALLEST PLANET PLUTO
WHAT DO SCIENTISTS BELIEVE MAKES UP THE SURFACE OF PLUTO. ROCK AND ICE
WHAT IS THE NAME OF PLUTO'S MOON CHARON
WHAT CHARACTERISTICS MUST AN OBJECT HAVE TO BE CLASSIFIED AS A PLANET. IT MUST ORBIT THE SUN AND MUST HAVE ENOUGH MASS FOR ITS OWN GRAVITY TO KEEP IT IN THE SHAPE OF A SPHERE.
AN OBJECT THAT ORBITS AROUND ANOTHER BODY OF SPACE. SATELLITE
WHEN THE MOON PASSES BETWEEN THE SUN AND THE EARTH. SOLAR ECLIPSE
THE EVENT THAT OCCURS WHEN A CELESTIAL BODY COMPLETELY ECLIPSES ANOTHER CELESTIAL BODY TOTALITY
AN ECLIPSE THAT OCCURS WHEN THE MOON PASSES THROUGH THE EARTH SHADOW LUNAR ECLIPSE
AN UNMANNED SPACECRAFT SENT BEYOND THE EARTH'S ORBIT AND THAT IS CONTROLLED FROM EARTH PROBE
A FACILITY THAT ORBITS EARTH AND IS MAINTAINED AND USED BY ASTRONAUTS FROM 16 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES. INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
WHAT FOUR PLANETS ARE REFERRED TO AS THE GAS GIANTS JUPITER, SATURN, URANUS, NEPTUNE
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