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6th Grade Exit Ticket Celestial Objects (2)

Quiz by Laura Waddell

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  • Q1
    Students are working on a scale model of the solar system. They are planning to use a table tennis (ping-pong) ball to show Earth. Which of the following would be the BEST choice to model Jupiter?
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    basket ball
    soccer ball
    golf ball
  • Q2
    Directions: Read the short passage "An Adventure in Space" in the box below. Use the passage to answer any questions that follow. An Adventure in Space On a day in the distant future, a team of astronauts guides their spaceship on a journey through the solar system. Suddenly, a rocky object a few meters long appears in front of them. They move around the object, only to be confronted with similar objects. Some of these are smaller, and some are slightly larger. Which of the following have the astronauts most likely encountered?
  • Q3
    What is the correct order of the planets from largest mass to smallest mass?
    Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Earth, Neptune, Venus, Mercury, Uranus
    Saturn, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus
    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
    Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, Earth, Venus, Mars, Mercury
  • Q4
    Meteoroids are small chunks of rock, or a combination of rock and iron, that -
    heat up due to friction when they enter Earth's atmosphere and create a visible streak of light across the sky.
    reflect light from the Sun as they enter Earth's atmosphere
    never pass into or near any of the inner planets.
    never enter Earth's atmosphere and are mostly found orbiting in an elliptical pattern between Saturn and Jupiter.
  • Q5
    The planets of the solar system revolve around the Sun in orbits because of the Sun's —
    magnetic field
    heat energy

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