Astronomy Quiz 10

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This quiz is designed to test basic knowledge about the planet Jupiter.

  
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1.  THe gas giants include:
2.  The "brown ovals" seen on Jupiter are brown because:
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3.  Because Jupiter is so large, its period of rotation is:
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4.  The temperature at the "surface" of Jupiter is:
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5.  Jupiter's appearance shows striking:
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6.  The cloud patterns on Jupiter come from:
7.  Jupiter's excess heat is thought to be the result of:
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8.  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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9.  Jupiter's strong magnetic field is believed to be a consequence of:
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10.  On Jupiter the varitaion of rotational period with latitude means that the period is greatest (ie. the "day" is longest):
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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.  Although Jupiter's mass is greater than the combined mass of all the other planets, its average density is:
13.  The "white ovals" seen on Jupiter are white because:
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14.  The "Great Red Spot' on Jupiter is thought to be a long-lived hurricane about the size of:
15.  Jupiter's "belts" and "zones" are:
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16.  The "surace" of Jupiter is chosen as:
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17.  Evidence for the interaction between the "Great Red Spot" and the adjacent "zonal flow" is seen in:
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18.  The "banded" structure of Jupiter's clouds:
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19.  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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