How Well Do You Know Meteoroid?

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How Well Do You Know Meteoroid?

A meteoroid is a piece of stony debris which travels in outer space. It travels into the earth atmosphere from which small particles enter the earth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Meteoroids contain which of the following?
    • A. 

      Magnesium and uranium

    • B. 

      Iron and nickel

    • C. 

      Argon and nickel

    • D. 

      Tin and zinc

  • 2. 
    Meteoroids come from
    • A. 

      Asteroid belt 

    • B. 

      Comets

    • C. 

      Moon

    • D. 

      Chondrules

  • 3. 
    The fastest meteoroid moves at about 
    • A. 

      31km per second

    • B. 

      40km per second

    • C. 

      42km per second

    • D. 

      35km per second

  • 4. 
    The entry of meteoroids into the earth's atmosphere produce a light in the sky known as 
    • A. 

      Meteor

    • B. 

      Meteorite

    • C. 

      Comet

    • D. 

      Chondrite

  • 5. 
    A meteor is also referred to as 
    • A. 

      Falling star 

    • B. 

      Comets

    • C. 

      Chrondrits

    • D. 

      Asteroid

  • 6. 
    The remaining portion of a meteoroid that hits the earth is called 
    • A. 

      Comet

    • B. 

      Chrondite

    • C. 

      Meteorite

    • D. 

      Asteroid

  • 7. 
    The first case of 'hit by meteoroid' occurred in 
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1951

    • C. 

      1955

    • D. 

      1954

  • 8. 
    Stone meteoroids contain greenlike inclusions known as 
    • A. 

      Achondrites

    • B. 

      Planets

    • C. 

      Chondrules

    • D. 

      Comet

  • 9. 
    A meteoroid was described as a solid object moving in an interplanetary space in the year
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1961

    • C. 

      1962

    • D. 

      1959

  • 10. 
    A series of meteoroids that are slightly apart and and originate from the same fixed point is called 
    • A. 

      Meteorite

    • B. 

      Meteorite shower

    • C. 

      Comet

    • D. 

      Meteoroid series 

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