How Well Do You Know Saturn's Rings?

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How Well Do You Know Saturn

The saturn is one of the planetary bodies in the space. It is unique in that it has 4 groups of main rings and 3 fainter groups of rings that orbit around it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The rings are believed to be debris left over from?
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Moon

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Trulip

  • 2. 
    The following are the feature of Saturn's rings  except?  
    • A. 

      Narrows

    • B. 

      Bends

    • C. 

      Bricks

    • D. 

      Clumps

  • 3. 
    Saturn's rings were discovered in 
    • A. 

      1710

    • B. 

      1610

    • C. 

      1712

    • D. 

      1715

  • 4. 
    The saturn's rings were first described by 
    • A. 

      Charles Newton

    • B. 

      Galileo Gallilie

    • C. 

      Augustine Saturn

    • D. 

      Rose Bananas

  • 5. 
    The first person to describe the rings as  a disk surrounding the Saturn was
    • A. 

      Christiaan Huygens

    • B. 

      Christopher Huygens

    • C. 

      Thomas Mark

    • D. 

      Joe James

  • 6. 
    Beyond the main rings of Saturn is the 
    • A. 

      G ring

    • B. 

      Phoebe ring

    • C. 

      Titan ringlet

    • D. 

      Minor ring

  • 7. 
    The phoebe ring is tilted at what angle to other rings?
    • A. 

      28 degree

    • B. 

      43 degree

    • C. 

      27 degree

    • D. 

      30 degree

  • 8. 
    What is responsible for the longetivity of the rings?
    • A. 

      Limiting resonances

    • B. 

      Stabilizing resonances

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Saturn's brightness

  • 9. 
    Concerning Saturn's rings, which of these is odd?
    • A. 

      Titan ringlets

    • B. 

      Phoboe rings

    • C. 

      G rings

    • D. 

      Minor rings

  • 10. 
    Saturn rings are composed mainly of 
    • A. 

      Water ice

    • B. 

      Silicates

    • C. 

      Nitrates

    • D. 

      Tholins

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