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Astronomy Quiz 10

19 Questions  I  By Naspah
Astronomy Quizzes & Trivia
This quiz is designed to test basic knowledge about the planet Jupiter.

  
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1.  The "banded" structure of Jupiter's clouds:
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2.  On Jupiter the varitaion of rotational period with latitude means that the period is greatest (ie. the "day" is longest):
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3.  The "surace" of Jupiter is chosen as:
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4.  Jupiter's strong magnetic field is believed to be a consequence of:
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5.  The "brown ovals" seen on Jupiter are brown because:
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6.  Jupiter's appearance shows striking:
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7.  Although Jupiter's mass is greater than the combined mass of all the other planets, its average density is:
8.  Evidence for the interaction between the "Great Red Spot" and the adjacent "zonal flow" is seen in:
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9.  Because Jupiter is so large, its period of rotation is:
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10.  Jupiter's excess heat is thought to be the result of:
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11.  The rotation axis of Jupiter is tilted at only 3 degress from being at right angles to the plane of its orbit.  As a consequence, Jupiter's seasons:
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12.  The temperature at the "surface" of Jupiter is:
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13.  Jupiter's "belts" and "zones" are:
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14.  The "white ovals" seen on Jupiter are white because:
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15.  The rotation period of the planet can also be measured from periodic radio emission (tied to the magnetic field of Jupiter).  This rotation period most closely agrees with the atmospheric rotation observed:
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16.  THe gas giants include:
17.  Because Jupiter has no "solid surface" to "tie down its atmosphere", the period of rotation of the atmosphere varies with latitude.  This is termed:
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18.  The cloud patterns on Jupiter come from:
19.  The "Great Red Spot' on Jupiter is thought to be a long-lived hurricane about the size of:
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