A Quiz On Extraterrestrial Objects

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Comets and Asteroids are called "Far - Earth Objects (NEO)"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Comets are made up of icy bodies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Asteroids come from the "Kupier Belt".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Comets come from the "Main Comet Belt".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The orbit of a comet is highly elliptical.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The orbital period of a comet is:
    • A. 

      75 to 100,000++

    • B. 

      1-100

  • 7. 
    The orbital period of an asteroid is:
    • A. 

      75 to 100,000++

    • B. 

      1-100

  • 8. 
    More silicates allow a comet or asteroid to reflect light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Comets and asteroids does not orbit the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Asteroids are made up of rocky fragments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Long period comets come from the Kupier Belt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the most famous comet of 20th century?
    • A. 

      Comet Hale-Bopp 

    • B. 

      Comet Halley 

    • C. 

      Comet ISON

    • D. 

      Comet Alvarez

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the only known short period comet?
    • A. 

      Comet Hale-Bopp

    • B. 

      Comet Halley 

    • C. 

      Comet ISON

    • D. 

      Comet Alvarez

  • 14. 
    Asteroids are also called... (Multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Minor planets

    • B. 

      Comets

    • C. 

      Planetoids

    • D. 

      Rocks

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the hypothesis made by Luis and Walter Alvarez?
    • A. 

      Varez Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Alva Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Alvarez Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Louis Hypothesis

  • 16. 
    What is the shape of Comets and Asteroids?
    • A. 

      Regular

    • B. 

      Irregular

  • 17. 
    Short period comets come from the Main Asteroid Belt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Comets and asteroids move relatively slow when viewed from Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Silicates contain silicon, oxygen, and at least one metal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What are the 3 types of meteorites?  Last Question :33
    • A. 

      Stony Meteorites

    • B. 

      Stony-iron Meteorites

    • C. 

      Iron Meteorites

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