Exam: 007530rr - Beyond Earth

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Earth Science: Questions 1 to 20: Select the best answer to each question. Note that a question and its answers may be split across a page break, so be sure that you have seen the entire question and all the answers before choosing an answer. 1. The four giant gas planets that are made primarily of lightweight elements are A. Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Neptune. B. Venus, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. C. Earth, Saturn, Neptune, and Venus. *D. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. 2. The fragment of an asteroid or any interplanetary material is known as a A. shower material. B. limestone dignitary satellite. C. moon. *D. meteoroid. 3. When two stars are bound together gravitationally and orbit a common mass, they're known as A. constellations. *B. binary stars. C. meteoroids. D. galaxies. 4. During solstice, around June 21 each year, people in the northern hemisphere can expect A. no sunlight. B. only 1 hour of sunlight. *C. a long day of sunlight. D. only 5 hours of sunlight. 5. Dark spots on the photosphere are known as A. the corona. *B. sunspots. C. the chromosphere. D. solar wind. 6. The four terrestrial planets that have solid, rocky surfaces are A. Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars.B. Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, and Mars. C. Mars, Venus, Earth, and Jupiter. *D. Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. 7. A constellation is _______ that forms a pattern resembling animals, mythological characters, or objects. A. a group of meteors *B. a group of stars C. an entire galaxy D. one single planet 8. The study of the universe, including its origin, nature, and evolution is known as A. geography. B. meteorology. C. geology. *D. cosmology. 9. The passing of the Moon directly between Earth and the Sun is a/an A. meteor shower. B. elliptical ocular illusion. *C. solar eclipse. D. solar shower. 10. Large groups of galaxy clusters that

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