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Properties of Earth 1.2

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  • Q1
    What is the main difference between Earth and the other planets?
    Earth has liquid water
    Earth is dense and small
    Earth has a magnetic field
    Earth has volcanoes
    30s
  • Q2
    Which is most responsible for Earth's surface temperature?
    The greenhouse effect in the atmosphere
    Water
    The Ring of Fire
    Land
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the best way to describe the inner planets?
    Large planets with thick atmospheres
    Dense, rocky planets with few moons
    Lots of volcanoes
    Lots of water
    30s
  • Q4
    Which planet has the shortest orbit around the Sun, meaning shortest year?
    Vensu
    Earth
    Mercury
    Mars
    30s
  • Q5
    Why is the temperatures on Mercury so extreme?
    The planet reflects heat from its dark side
    The planet is too small to hold heat
    Mercury lacks an atmosphere to hold heat.
    The planet is only heated on one side
    30s
  • Q6
    How long does it take Earth to orbit the sun?
    10 years
    12 months
    28 days
    360 days
    30s
  • Q7
    What keeps Uranus in orbit around our Sun?
    Jackson is responsible for keeping Uranus in orbit around the Sun
    Gravity pulls Uranus toward the Sun
    Electromagnetic energy pulls on Uranus
    The orbit of Neptune is responsible
    30s
  • Q8
    What happens to a planet's orbit time around the Sun as planets get farther away from the sun?
    Planets are smaller in diameter
    Planets have fewer moons
    A planets revolution time increases
    Planets are warmer
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the main way Earth is different from other planets in our solar system?
    Earth has lots of water
    Earth has a moon
    Earth has mountains
    Earth orbits the sun
    30s
  • Q10
    As Earth revolves around the sun, our moon ___________________
    Revolves around the Earth
    Always a full moon
    Causes the seasons
    Heats up our Earth
    30s
  • Q11
    Which planet is farther from the sun than Earth is and has the same surface characteristic?
    Venus
    Mercury
    Mars
    Jupiter
    30s
  • Q12
    How are the four planets closest to the Sun different from the next four planets?
    The four closest planets take longer to orbit the sun
    The four closest planets to the sun are more dense
    The four closest planets have greater diameters
    The four closest planets have more moons
    30s
  • Q13
    Which best supports why Earth can support life and the other planets can't.
    The other planets are too massive
    The other planets are either too hot or too cold.
    The other planets are too big or too small
    The other planets are too close to the sun.
    30s
  • Q14
    Which planet has the longest solar day?
    Venus
    Earth
    Mars
    Mercury
    30s
  • Q15
    What planet is known a the red planet?
    Mercury
    Mars
    Venus
    Earth
    30s

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