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There are _______ planets in our Solar System
a) 8
b) 9
c) 10
d) 7

All the objects in the Solar System are circling ______________.
a) Earth
b) the moon
c) the sun
d) Mars

The sun is a __________.
a) rock
b) piece of dust
c) planet
d) star

The sun is made of ________.
a) helium
b) oxygen
c) hydrogen
d) carbon dioxide

Temperatures in the sun _________
a) are the same
b) vary
c) are cold
d) none of the above

The hottest part of the sun is _______
a) the surface
b) the center
c) the top
d) the bottom

Gravity keeps the planets ___________ the sun
a) orbiting
b) floating
c) by

What are the two groups of planets?
a) Terrestrial and dwarfs
b) Terrestrial and Gas Giants
c) Gas Giants and Plutoids
d) Plutoids and Dwarfs

What is between Mars and Jupiter?
a) comets
b) Saturn
c) The asteroid Belt
d) The Kuiper Belt

When did Pluto stop being considered a planet?
a) 2007
b) 2005
c) 2006
d) 2010

To be a Plutoid, a dwarf planet must orbit beyond _________.
a) Venus
b) Juptier
c) Neptune
d) Pluto

Which dwarf planet is not a Plutoid?
a) Eris
b) Ceres
c) Haumea
d) Makemake

How many moons are in our Solar System?
a) 271
b) 171
c) 371
d) 100

What is a comet NOT made of?
a) dust
b) ice
c) rocks
d) liquid gases

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