6ESS3 Outer Planets Question Preview (ID: 41091)


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What has different names according to what direction you are looking at it?
a) nebula
b) black hole
c) quasar
d) dwarf planet

Who is responsible for naming Pluto?
a) a Roman God
b) Mrs. Younce
c) the scientist who found it who was named Pluto Goofynium
d) an 11 year old girl name Venetia Burney

What is unusual about Pluto?
a) it is really small
b) it is really cold
c) it has a moon named Charon
d) it rotates backwards compared to the rest of the planets.

Pluto crosses over into Nepune's orbit every..... YEARS
a) 20 Years
b) 176 years
c) 240 years
d) 365 years

What year did Pluto lose its planetary status and become a dwarf planet?
a) 1930
b) 1980
c) 2006
d) 2017

When did Clyde Tombaugh discovery Pluto?
a) January 1, 1900
b) February 18, 1930
c) March 31, 1950
d) April 1, 2015

What is the center of all massive galaxies?
a) quasar
b) nebula
c) dwarf planet
d) black hole

An incredibly bright object in space is a .....
a) quasar
b) nebula
c) dwarf planet
d) black hole

The Greek word for cloud is....
a) quasar
b) nebula
c) dwarf planet
d) black hole

Life cycles of the universe happen in.....
a) quasar
b) nebula
c) dwarf planet
d) black hole

What are some of the limiting factors for humans living in space?
a) oxygen
b) temperature
c) protection from radiation
d) all of the answers listed

What planet did two different scientists discover two days apart?
a) Jupiter
b) Saturn
c) Uranus
d) Neptune

What planet was found using math?
a) Jupiter
b) Saturn
c) Uranus
d) Neptune

What is the only spacecraft to reach Uranus and Neptune?
a) Voyager 2
b) Eagle
c) Pioneer 1
d) lunar mission

Who is responsible for naming Pluto?
a) an 11 year old girl
b) an astrophysicist
c) an astronaut
d) a scientist

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