Astronomy Quiz test 2

 

  1. What is a meteorite?__________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. How does a small meteorite form? _____________________________________________

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  1. What type of meteorite comes from the asteroids belt?

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  1. What is a meteor? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. What is a shooting star?

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  1. What is a meteorite?

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  1. At what height does a meteorite usually burn out?

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  1. Saturn fact file:
    1. Diameter: __________________
    2. Mean Distance from the sun: _______________
    3. Day/Night:___________________
    4. Length of the year: ________________
    5. Temperature:_________________
    6. Satellites: _______________________
  2. Uranus fact file:
    1. Diameter: __________________
    2. Mean Distance from the sun: _______________
    3. Day/Night:___________________
    4. Length of the year: ________________
    5. Temperature:_________________
    6. Satellites: _______________________
  3. Neptune fact file:
    1. Diameter: __________________
    2. Mean Distance from the sun: _______________
    3. Day/Night:___________________
    4. Length of the year: ________________
    5. Temperature:_________________
    6. Satellites: _______________________
  4. Pluto fact file:
    1. Diameter: __________________
    2. Mean Distance from the sun: _______________
    3. Day/Night:___________________
    4. Length of the year: ________________
    5. Temperature:_________________
    6. Satellites: _______________________
  5. Moon fact file:
    1. Diameter: __________________
    2. Mean Distance from the sun: _______________
    3. Day/Night:___________________
    4. Length of the year: ________________
    5. Temperature:_________________
    6. Satellites: _______________________
  6. After what God is Uranus named? ____________
  7. After what God is Neptune named? ____________
  8. After what God is Pluto named? ____________
  9. Why does Uranus have an odd tilt? _____________
  10. How many years is it summer in Uranus? ____________
  11. How many years is it winter in Uranus? ____________
  12. How many rings does Neptune have around it? __________
  13. How many moons does Neptune have? _____________
  14. What is a comet? ________________________________
  15. What happens to a comet when it nears the sun?___________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  16. When did Edmund Halley live? __________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________
  17. What is a star?______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  18. How is a star formed?_________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  19. What happens when a star burns out? ___________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  20. What is the closest star to the earth? ____________________________________________
  21. What is the closest star to the earth after the sun?_________________________________
  22. Who discovered Proxima Centauri? _____________________________________________
  23. How much does one teaspoon of white dwarf material weigh? _______________________
  24. How is a black hole formed? ___________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  25. What is a galaxy? ___________________________________________________________________________
  26. What is the Andromeda galaxy? ________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  27. Who discovered that the Universe is expanding? ___________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________
  28. Name 3 uses of satellites?

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