Celestial Bodies in Our Solar System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are the planets in order from the sun?

Question 2 2. Which of the inner planets is the hottest?

Question 3 3. Which of the planets has a large satellite?

Question 4 4. Which planet is the smallest in the solar system?

Question 5 5. Which of the inner planets rotates backwards?

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Question 6 6. How many dwarf planets do astronomers believe they will find in the solar system in the future?

Question 7 7. In what decade was Pluto's designation as a planet first called into question?

Question 8 8. Which dwarf planet does not reside in the Kuiper belt?

Question 9 9. What is the IAU's definition of a dwarf planet?

Question 10 10. Why was Pluto ultimately reclassified as a dwarf planet?

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Question 11 11. Which planet is known for its rings?

Question 12 12. What are the four outer planets in order from the sun?

Question 13 13. Which planet is tipped on its side and spins nearly horizontally?

Question 14 14. Which former planet is now considered to be a dwarf planet?

Question 15 15. Which planet is known as the blue planet (other than Earth, which is also sometimes called the blue planet)?

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Question 16 16. Comets come from

Question 17 17. A meteorite is a(n)

Question 18 18. An asteroid is a(n)

Question 19 19. A comet is a(n)

Question 20 20. Asteroids originate mostly in the

Celestial Bodies in Our Solar System Chapter Exam Instructions

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