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Comets and Asteroids Quiz Trivia

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The visible part of a meteoroid that enters Earth's atmosphere is called ?

  • Asteroid
  • Satellite
  • Meteorite
  • Meteor

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What is a depression on a terrestrial planet or satellite called ?

  • Hill
  • Crater
  • Mountain
  • Ridge

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A medium sized icy solar system object is called ?

  • Asteroid
  • Planet
  • Comet
  • Star

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What is a fireball that produces a sonic boom called ?

  • Meteorite
  • Comet
  • Bolide
  • No such object

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In astronomy, 3.26 light years is called

  • An aeon
  • A parsec
  • The distance to the nearest star
  • An astronomical unit

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What is a bright region in the chromosphere of the sun called ?

  • Prominence
  • Sunspot
  • Flare
  • Plage

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What was the first name of the astronomer with the last name Hubble ?

  • Mercutio
  • Galileo
  • Edwin
  • Issac

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Which moon of the Saturn is one of the only two moons in the solar system with an atmosphere ?

  • Titan
  • Io
  • Charon
  • Triton

 

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