Moon Physical Characteristics Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 694

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What makes maria so smooth?
    • A. 

      Because of craters

    • B. 

      They were once liquid

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Sun

  • 2. 
    The Moon is the densest moon in the solar system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The diameter is about what fraction of the earth?
    • A. 

      1/81

    • B. 

      Double the earth

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      1/4

  • 4. 
    Some parts of the moon never receive sunlight
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The terrae (highlands) are mainly composed of
    • A. 

      Ice

    • B. 

      Basalt

    • C. 

      Anorthosite

    • D. 

      Nickel

  • 6. 
    Moon and Mercury are both geologically dead
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What covers the lunar surface?
    • A. 

      Lunar Regolith

    • B. 

      Lava tubes

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Mantle

  • 8. 
    An increase in the size and number of craters means the planet would...
    • A. 

      Mean the planet is older

    • B. 

      Mean the planet is younger

    • C. 

      Mean the planet has no atmosphere

    • D. 

      Mean it is a dwarf planet

  • 9. 
    Which are older, the maria or the terrae?
    • A. 

      Maria

    • B. 

      Terrae

  • 10. 
    Which area is more heavily cratered?
    • A. 

      North Pole

    • B. 

      South Pole