Small Bodies In Space Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which is in space?
    • A. 

      Meteorite

    • B. 

      Meteorile

    • C. 

      Meteor

    • D. 

      Meteoroid

  • 2. 
    Which burns up in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Meteor

    • B. 

      Meteoroid

    • C. 

      Meteoridis

    • D. 

      Meteorite

  • 3. 
    This is a picture of _________________________.
    • A. 

      Meteoroids

    • B. 

      Asteroids

    • C. 

      Meteors

    • D. 

      Comets

  • 4. 
    What is a comet made out of?
    • A. 

      Ice, gas, rock, and dust

    • B. 

      Rock and metal

    • C. 

      Chocolate

    • D. 

      Metal and ice

  • 5. 
    When does a comet get a tail?
    • A. 

      When it gets farther away from the sun

    • B. 

      When it gets closer to the sun

    • C. 

      When it gets father away from the Earth

    • D. 

      When it gets closer to the Earth

  • 6. 
    Where are most asteroids found?
    • A. 

      Between Mercury and Venus

    • B. 

      Between Jupiter and Saturn

    • C. 

      Between Earth and Mars

    • D. 

      Between Mars and Jupiter

  • 7. 
    What are the names of a comet's tails?
    • A. 

      The Oort tail and the Kuiper tail

    • B. 

      The dust tail and the gas tail

    • C. 

      The ion tail and the dust tail the rock tail and the ion tail

    • D. 

      The ion tail and the dust tail

  • 8. 
    What is Pluto?
    • A. 

      Asteroid

    • B. 

      Meta Planet

    • C. 

      Comet

    • D. 

      Dwarf Planet

  • 9. 
    What is an asteroid made out of?
    • A. 

      Ice, dust, and gas

    • B. 

      Cheese

    • C. 

      Rock and metal

    • D. 

      Ice and iron

  • 10. 
    What is the difference between a asteroid and a meteoroid?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Composition

    • D. 

      Color

  • 11. 
    Where does a comet's tail always point?
    • A. 

      Towards the sun

    • B. 

      Away from the sun

    • C. 

      Towards the Earth

    • D. 

      Away from the Earth

  • 12. 
    Where do comets come from? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      The Comet belt

    • B. 

      The Oort cloud

    • C. 

      The Nimbus cloud

    • D. 

      Around the orbit of Jupiter

    • E. 

      The Kuiper belt

    • F. 

      The Asteroid belt

  • 13. 
    How do dwarf planets differ from planets? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      They have less mass

    • B. 

      They are colder

    • C. 

      They have not cleared their neighborhood

    • D. 

      They are all located in the asteroid belt

  • 14. 
    What is the shape of a comet's orbit?
    • A. 

      Circular

    • B. 

      Oval

    • C. 

      Elliptical

    • D. 

      Quadratical

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