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Instrument that is sent out in space and relays data back to Earth.
a) Satellite b) Telescope c) Space Prope d) Spectroscope
Instrument used to collect light and make a bigger or brighter image of distant object.
a) satellite b) radio telescope c) spectroscope d) optical telescope
Type of instrument that is used to study the sun because it can display the different elements in different colors.
a) satellite b) spectroscope c) space probe d) telescope
The moon is an example of this because it revolves around the Earth.
a) satellite b) space probe c) telescope d) spectroscope
Which of the following statements best describes what happens when gravity changes.
a) Mass will change, but Weight will remain the same. b) Weight will change, but Mass will remain the same. c) Weight and mass will both change. d) Weight and mass will both stay the same.
Which of the following refers to the amount of matter in an object?
a) gravity b) mass c) weight d) inertia
Which of the following refers to an object's tendency to resist any change in motion?
a) gravity b) mass c) weight d) inertia
What force keeps satellites orbiting Earth?
a) Earth's gravity b) Moon's gravity c) Sun's gravity d) Jupiter's gravity
If an astronaut could land on Jupiter, her _____ would increase.
a) mass b) speed c) weight d) matter
The elliptical orbit of the planets in the solar system around the Sun is a result of the Sun’s gravitational attraction and ______.
a) gravity b) tilted axis c) inertia d) distance from the sun
If Venus has less mass than that of Earth, what will happen to your weight if you move to Venus?
a) I will have no weight at all. b) I will weigh more on Venus c) I will weigh more on Earth d) I will weigh the same on both planets.
Gravity is a ______.
a) wave b) force c) magnet d) mass
Gravity is affected by _____.
a) Mass and Weight b) Weight and Distance c) Distance and Inertia d) Mass and Distance
What happens to the force of gravity if the distance between 2 objects decreases?
a) gravity increases b) gravity decreases c) gravity stays the same d) gravity disapears
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