Solar System Pre-Test

Mr. Gullo

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  1. Compared to a day on Mercury, a day on earth is
  2. Your answer:
    Shorter
    Longer
    The same
    Half as long


  3. Which of the following properties makes Venus greatly different from earth?
  4. Your answer:
    Mass
    Atmosphere
    Rotation
    Both B and C


  5. What is the composition of the atmosphere on Venus?
  6. Your answer:
    Carbon Dioxide
    Methane
    Hydrogen
    Oxygen


  7. The atmosphere and seas on Titan are made mostly of
  8. Your answer:
    Carbonic Acid
    Methane
    Oxygen
    Nitrogen


  9. The sun sets in the east on which planet?
  10. Your answer:
    Mercury
    Venus
    Earth
    Mars


  11. Why can temperatures on Venus melt lead?
  12. Your answer:
    Rotation period is slow
    Greenhouse effect
    Revolution period is fast
    So close to the sun


  13. Which Galilean moon is the largest moon in the solar system?
  14. Your answer:
    Io
    Callisto
    Ganymede
    Europa


  15. Uranus and Neptune have a blue-green tint because of
  16. Your answer:
    Nitrogen
    Oxygen
    Methane
    Carbonic Acid


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