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This planet has the least eccentric orbit
a) mercury
b) venus
c) saturn
d) neptune

This star is 100 times brighter than the Sun
a) Deneb
b) Polaris
c) Procyon B
d) Pollux

Which planet would float if placed in a very large container of water?
a) Earth
b) Mars
c) Saturn
d) Mercury

During which month woulf the Sun appear the largest to an observer on planet Earth?
a) July
b) March
c) January
d) September

Where would the Sun rise on June 21st?
a) South East
b) Due East
c) North East
d) It depends

Which planet has the shortest year?
a) Neptune
b) Mars
c) Mercury
d) Earth

How long would each season last on Mercury?
a) 22 days
b) 44 days
c) 66 days
d) 88 days

Distant galaxies are thought to be moving away from each other. What proves this?
a) Blue shift
b) the big bang theory
c) the rubber band theory
d) Red shift

Which planet has about 300 times more mass than Earth?
a) Mercury
b) Venus
c) Neptune
d) Jupiter

On which planet would the school day (6 hours on earth) be 2.5 hours?
a) Jupiter
b) Neptune
c) Earth
d) Venus

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