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What makes Earth unique compared to other planets in the solar system?
a) it has liquid water at its surface
b) it has a scarce supply of oxygen
c) its atmosphere holds out the most deadly gases
d) it has a core, mantle, and crust

Most of what we know about Mercury\'s surface comes from this probe?
a) Messenger
b) Sputnik
c) Apollo 13
d) Mariner 10

What happens at night on Mercury?
a) global warming
b) the greenhouse effect starts over
c) its heat escapes into space
d) its atmosphere reaches a temperature of above 170 degrees

Which planet is known as Earth\'s twin?
a) Jupiter
b) Venus
c) Mars
d) Mercury

How many Earth months does it take Venus to revolve around the sun?
a) 7.5
b) 21
c) 10
d) 15

It is impossible to stand on Venus because
a) the pressure of its atmosphere would crush you instantly
b) there is no solid surface on the planet
c) the least bit of movement on Venus causes a volcanic eruption
d) frequent rains would drown you

What causes the reddish color seen on Mars?
a) the red liquid water seen at Mars surface
b) the clouds that drop red sulfuric acid throughout the planet
c) the breakdown of iron-rich rocks which creates a rusty dust
d) the frozen red polar ice caps

What did the first space probes show about Mars?
a) it has little to no carbon dioxide
b) it is less than 100,000 years old
c) evidence that there really is extraterrestrial life on the planet
d) it is barren and covered with craters just like Earth's moon

Mars is home to the largest volcano in the solar system which is
a) Olympus Mons
b) Mt. Deimos
c) Mt. Phobos
d) Mt. Vespuvius

How many moons does Mars have?
a) 15
b) 2
c) 63
d) 24

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